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3-in-1 Muffin Magic: The Plain Jane

The Plain Jane version is anything but plain. A simple and tasty healthy muffin recipe without flares but with all the flavor.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Cooling Time 5 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 12 muffins


  • med-large food processor or high power blender (5 cup +)
  • muffin tin


  • 1 egg or flax egg
  • 1 ripe banana
  • 1 cup quick oats
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 2 pinches salt
  • 1/2 cup all natural (no sugar) peanut or almond butter
  • 1 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup
  • blueberries or other topping of choice


  • Heat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Grease muffin tins or use silicone liners.
  • Add all of the ingredients to food processor or high power blender.
  • Blend until well incorporated.
  • Use ¼ measuring cup to fill muffin tin.
  • *Optional* Top with blue berries (frozen or fresh) before baking
  • Bake 25 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.
  • Move to cooling rack for 5 minutes.
  • Remove from tins and allow to cool to room temperature before storing.


Enjoy warm, cold or slather with your favorite nut butter. Store in airtight container for 3 days or in the fridge for up to a week. Freezes well and great to share with friends. Muffins do not rise as high as typical flour muffins.  
Keyword almond butter, clean eating, healthy breakfast, healthy living, healthy muffins, healthy snack, muffins, peanut butter