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Blueberry Banana Muffins

Happy Monday!!! Hope everyone had a great Valentine’s Day this weekend, but if you are like me then you are definitely still in a chocolate coma.

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Enter blueberry banana muffins.  A quick and easy muffin that will help you get over the chocolate overload. I love to make a batch of muffins on the weekend and then freeze them for an easy breakfast for the whole week.

Even your most pickiest eater will love these.

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Add a smear of butter (or even cream cheese, yum) and you are good to go!

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And then serve them a your very own personalized cutting board! Isn’t this awesome???

My cousin Jade got if for me for Christmas and I love it!

Jade, you can pick my name for the Christmas exchange anytime!!! Love ya!

Blueberry Banana Muffins
 
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Blueberry Banana Muffins
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Serves: 24
Ingredients
  • 1¼ cups sugar
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • 2 eggs
  • 1½ cups bananas (3 to 4 medium)
  • ½ cup buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2½ cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries
Instructions
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Line two muffin tins with liners.
  2. Mix sugar and butter in large bowl. Stir in eggs until well blended.
  3. Add bananas, buttermilk and vanilla. Beat until smooth.
  4. Stir in flour, baking soda and salt just until moistened. Add blueberries, and stir until just incorporated.  Don't stir too much as you will break the blueberries.
  5. Fill each muffin tin about ⅓ full.
  6. Bake for 20 mins.  The muffins are done when a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.
  7. Eat!

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Banana Chocolate Chip Mini Muffins

So it was my turn to bring snack to preschool and to church this week.  My kids are always starving when they return from both of these activities so I decided to send thing a little more substantial then fishy crackers. My kids, like I’m sure all kids, love banana.  And chocolate.  Probably chocolate over bananas.  But hey, at least they eat the bananas.

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Those freckled bananas are perfect for this.  Mine could have even gone a few more days, but snack assignments were waiting! Another trick I do, is once the bananas are as freckled as you would like, I peel them and stick them in a freezer ziplock and plop them in the freezer.  Then when you are ready to use them just defrost in the microwave.  Plus, frozen bananas are great for smoothies.

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This recipe calls for 3 mashed up very ripe bananas.  I like to just mash them up on a place with a fork.

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