Vegan Peanut Butter Banana Bomb Muffins


Oh dear me.


Dear, dear, me.

This morning I was in the mood to make muffins. It is dark and grey outside and I wanted comfort food. Nothing spells comfort food more than banana and peanut butter. Warm, gooey, sweet, and packed with nutrients.

Here is a good picture showing you the power of liquid in a muffin mix.

The right side muffin was created with only 1/4 cup hemp milk in the batter, while the left side was using 1/2 cup hemp milk. Look how much more it rises with more milk!!!



Want to know another cool fact?

1 egg costs around 25 cents while 1 ‘flax egg’ costs around 2 cents! It can be much cheaper to bake with vegan ingredients.

Cutting off the hat:


Hi, my name is Angela and I am addicted to swirling things.



Oh no,  the bomb is exploding!


These. taste. so. amazing. I. can’t. handle. it.


I can’t imagine any better way to spend my Saturday morning.


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gina (fitnessista) August 22, 2009

those look GLORIOUS! thanks for the recipe :D


Erin August 22, 2009

These look soooo good! You are my go to lady for delicious baking recipes now :)


Leilani January 16, 2010

You are turning me in to one “Queen Baker” I just made your Banana Bomb Muffins, (which yep were da bomb:) I have made your “Breakfast Cakes” 3 x this week – I made your Immune Stir fry” the list goes on I have made so many of your dishes you would be amazed (oatmeal with frozen veggies, sauce and humuus, your layered bean dish etc. I will be making the pb&j cups tomorrow. All I can say is “thank you”, You are truly talented when it comes to baking & writing and just being engaging. I have always liked to throw things together but you have definitely broadened my horizons. You Angela are the bomb!!!!!! From my husband to myself to my little girl, all you hear after making one of your fab dishes is “wow” that was yummy!!!!!!!!!!


Mary August 22, 2009

OMG…I can’t wait to make these! They look so YUMMY!


Marina August 22, 2009

omg. I want it. NOW. unfortunately, although I have all the ingredients, my muffin pan is far far away… :(


EatingRD August 22, 2009

yummy yummy yummy! peanut butter and banana is the best combo, love the flax eggs!


Susan August 22, 2009

I can’t wait until it’s not scorching hot here and I can use my oven again! This is definitely going to be the next batch of muffins I make (swirl included ;) )


Angela (Oh She Glows) August 22, 2009

Marina- You could make a cake out of it…and then maybe drizzle the filling on top?


Brandi C August 22, 2009

OMG Ange! You are SO creative =] Looks SO DELICIOUS, can’t wait to make some!


TorontoGirloutWest August 22, 2009

Do you use flax meal or seeds to make your vegan egg? Curious! :)


VeggieGirl August 22, 2009

Beyond scrumptious!!!!! Share?? :D


Jolene August 22, 2009

They look so amazing too! I printed the recipe and am going to try making these! I love the new look of your blog!


Jen August 22, 2009

Angela –

I just pulled these out of the oven, and they are fantastic! I topped mine with Heath toffee chips. Yum. Thanks for the recipe.

One question – is there anyway to make the topping (or filling) less runny? What could be added? I’d like it to be more of a frosting consistency, so I could use the filling as a topping. Let me know of any ideas.




Katerina August 22, 2009

Yum! I make a banana and peanut butter muffin too, but it does use an egg. I will need to try the flax egg next time, they are one of my absolute favorite muffins to make.


Averie (LoveVeggiesAndYoga) August 22, 2009

Yummy! I am GF so would sub out the flours. Flax goo for eggs is awesome, isn’t it! The filling could be tweaked in so many different ways. Wheels turning…thanks!


Kristen @ Simply Savor August 22, 2009

that looks sooo good! putting this on my “to make” list! thanks angela!


angieinatlanta August 22, 2009

I definitely just had a foodgasm…


Meredith (Pursuing Balance) August 22, 2009

Oh my goodness these look like the most amazing muffins ever! You come up with the best recipes! Thank you for always sharing!


Pam (Highway to Health) August 22, 2009

Those look absolutely amazing!


Ellen @ Peace in Motion August 22, 2009

can not wait to make these!!


Chloe (Naturally Frugal) August 22, 2009

Loving all the foodie posts, this one looks especially amazing. I bet they would freeze well too!

Question – I’ve noticed you don’t go to the gym. Do you have a membership or just use the treadmill and at-home exercises during the dark and dreary months? I can’t decide if I want to let go of mine!


JB August 22, 2009

this post made my mouth water! those look incredible! and since they’re vegan, i can actually fantasize about eating one. haha!


Shannon August 22, 2009

I had no idea that flax and water can replace an egg! Wow! Those really look amazing. It’s like a science lab in your kitchen finding what makes things rise.


Megan August 22, 2009

Those look SO good! I did not know flax & water were an egg replacement. How cool is that? Enjoy your Saturday and your PB banana bombs :)


WholeBodyLove August 22, 2009

I am going to have make a new favorites folder just for glo recipes! They are to die for and I really appreciate the nutritional info! Thanks!


jess in NYC August 22, 2009

I think you out did yourself with these! They look ahh-mazing!


Organic Ashley August 22, 2009

We are so alike. I laughed when you wrote that it was the perfect saturday morning. I spent my day off on Wed. baking all day. It was fantastic. :)


Morgan August 22, 2009

OMG – those look like the most delicious things in the world right now. I’m not a baker but you just may have inspired me!


Kiersten August 22, 2009

Wow, I love you for that recipe. Those look amazing! Banana and PB are my top 2 favorite foods.


Lainie August 22, 2009

Angela, those look TO DIE FOR. Oh my, I don’t know if I could make those because I think I’d eat YUM! Also – just catching up on reading after a week long hiatus without my computer – but wanted to let you know I love the new look of your site! Looks wonderful!


Marina August 23, 2009

thanks ang, the cake sounds like a good idea, although portion controlling would be hard :D
do you think these muffins would… remain muffins if I baked them only in paper cups?

I’m not sure…my guess is yes they would turn out ok. It’s worth a shot!


Tyler (Raspberry Runner) August 23, 2009

pure genius. those look amazing!!!!!


sarah (ghost world) August 23, 2009

muffins look amazing!!! wow.

i reviewed your glo bar on my site this AM :) LOVED it!!!


Emily August 23, 2009

Hi Angela,

This is my first time commenting, so hello! :)

Those muffins look amazing!! Interesting fact about the flax eggs… where do you find those? Would WF’s carry them, you think?


Aaron @ CrossBorderCravings August 23, 2009

Those look soooooo good!!!! I can’t wait to make some of my own :D


april August 23, 2009

Holy moly Angela your a genius!!


Katharina August 23, 2009

I literally mouthed the word “oh my god” to myself when I saw this!


Kristin August 23, 2009

I swear I read you blog and immediately want to go to the store and buy stuff to make your recipes! Too bad I already went this morning!


Hangry Pants August 23, 2009

these look amazing! i love love love the use of the flax egg. I started doing it one day when I ran out of eggs, but now I do it all the time – even when I have eggs. :D


Caroline August 23, 2009

Ummmm…I need these in my life ASAP! Thanks for sharing :)


Katie August 24, 2009

Yummy, yummy, yummy! These sound so good. I can’t wait to make them!!


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