Gluten-free Banana Muffins

Serves 12

10 Minute Prep Time

By Jacynthe René on November 4, 2014 , categorized in Breakfast, Snacks

gluten free banana muffins

By Jacynthe René

Looking for a delicious muffin to satisfy your family? Try this recipe by Jacynthe René, mother, actress and healthy living ambassador.


  • ⅓ cup coconut oil, melted
  • 1¾ cup gluten-free flour
  • 3 tsp gluten-free and aluminum-free baking powder
  • ¼ tsp baking soda
  • 1 pinch salt
  • ½ cup maple syrup
  • ¼ cup ground chia seeds
  • ¼ cup filtered water
  • 3 bananas, mashed
  • Squeeze of lemon juice
  • ¼ cup carob chips


  1. Grease a muffin pan with coconut oil.

  2. Preheat the oven to 350 ° F.

  3. Pour the chia seeds in a cup and add filtered water to just over 1/3 cup total. By the time you prepare the other ingredients, chia seeds will have taken a gelatinous texture.

  4. In a bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.

  5. In a smaller bowl, combine coconut oil, maple syrup and chia seeds mixture.

  6. Add mashed bananas and a squeeze of lemon.

  7. Pour into the dry ingredients.

  8. Mix well. Add carob chips.

  9. Bake for 30 minutes.

  10. Remove from muffin tray. Wait until cooled to enjoy.

Jacynthe René

Jacynthe René is a passionate and determined woman who is an ambassador for happiness. She is an actress but above all, she is a mom who is deeply involved and engaging. Jacynthe is the host of VIVE, a TV show, where she shares her healthy recipes and lifestyle tips. Her e-magazine jmagazine.caoffers her fans a plethora of helpful tips on how to live a healthy and truly happy life.