Banana, Zucchini and Oatmeal Muffins

Makes 12 muffins

INGREDIENTS

1½ cups grated zucchini (about 2 small)

½ cup mashed banana (about 1 small)

1½ cups all-purpose flour

¾ cup oatmeal

1 cup light brown sugar

2 teaspoons baking soda

1 teaspoon baking powder

½ teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

3⁄4 cup milk

1 egg

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

½ cup vanilla Greek yogurt

½ cup walnuts or pecans (optional)

 

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 F.
  2. Grease a muffin tin with butter, vegetable oil, or cooking spray.
  3. Mix all ingredients together and stir until just combined.
  4. Spoon into greased muffin tins and bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  5. Remove from oven. Let cool for five minutes. Remove from muffin tin and serve.

- Adapted from "Martha Stewart Everyday"

187 calories, 5 grams fat, 16 milligrams cholesterol, 330 milligrams sodium, 32 carbohydrates, 2 grams dietary fiber, 13 grams sugar, 6 grams protein.