Banana & Chia Seed Cupcakes – Gluten & Dairy Free

By: Kelli Kieselbach

This is a delicious sweet treat that is quick and easy to prepare. They are gluten and dairy free and have a higher protein content to most bakes goods. They are also low in sugar and kids love them!


1 3/4 cups almond meal

1 tsp baking powder (GF)

1 large mashed banana

2 eggs

1/4 cup olive oil

1/4 almond milk (or other milk of your choice)

1 tbsp honey

1 tbsp Chia seeds


Preheat oven to 180 degrees celcius or 160 fan-forced.

Line a muffin tin with 12 individual paper cases.

Combine together the almond meal and baking powder

Add all the other ingredients and mix until well combined.

Spoon the batter into paper cases and bake in the oven for 25 minutes or until golden and cooked through.

Article supplied with thanks to Kelli Kieselbach.

About the Author: Kelli Kieselbach is a Naturopath and Nutritionist with a passion for a holistic and natural approach to health and wellbeing. She also works to educate Christian ministry leaders in self care and avoiding burnout.

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