Healthy Muffin Recipe

Muffins will always be one of our favorite desserts no matter how old we get!

Today I present you with a very easy, yet very healthy muffin recipe.

Your children will LOVE it, and they can even take it over to school. With only 1 cup of milk, this muffin is a whole meal rich in all types of vitamins and minerals your children need for breakfast.

To watch my full video, click on this Link.


Mirna Elsabbagh, Adult & Child Nutritionist - Breastfeeding and Child Nutrition


In a bowl put:

  • 250 g whole grain flour (higher in fibers, proteins, iron, vitamins and minerals)

  • 3 Tsp baking powder

  • 1 Tsp salt

  • ½ Tsp cinnamon

  • 70 g crushed nuts like almonds, walnuts, pistachios, and others

In a mixer put:

  • 1 medium egg
  • 2 bananas (ripe is sweeter)
  • 200 g milk of any type
  • 100 g olive oil (or any oil)
  • 100 g date syrup (optional) (or you can use maple syrup/ apple sauce/ honey for children over 1 year old)
  • 1 Tsp vanilla extract


  • Mix the second group or whisk together

  • Add them over the bowl and mix (don’t over mix)

  • Fill up the muffin tray equally

  • Bake in the pre-heated middle row at 190 degrees or at 170 degrees if you have a fan oven

  • Keep for 15-25 minutes, until a toothpick comes out clean

And that’s it!

You can cover and refrigerate the leftovers for up to 3 days.

Try it and enjoy a healthy yet delicious breakfast! 

To watch my full video, click on this Link

Mirna Elsabbagh, Adult & Child Nutritionist - Breastfeeding and Child Nutrition

 I hope this was helpful!

Mirna Sabbagh, an adult and child dietitian, nutritionist, and lactation consultant sees patients physically in Dubai, and also does online consultations for weight loss for adults and children, pick eating and  other services. In addition, she also has several digital courses: breastfeeding course,  starting solids 6-12 months course, child nutrition for all children including picky eaters, and also a weight loss course for adults that you can sign up for from the comfort of your home. You can also e-mail Mirna for questions on