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Banana Muffins (Paleo, Keto, vegan, dairy free, grain free, egg free, AIP, GAPS)

Here is a really simple muffin and cupcake recipe that is suitable for just about any diet.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time28 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Breakfast, Dessert, Side Dish, Snack
Keyword: aip recipe, bread, dairy free, egg free, gaps, grain free, keto, low carb recipe, nut free, paleo dessert, paleo snack, sugar free, vegan
Servings: 12 muffins/cupcakes
Calories: 165kcal


  • 1 cup coconut flour
  • 3 tbsp. psyllium husk powder
  • 3 tbsp. ground flax seed
  • 1/3 cup Keto sweetener
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract or 1 1/2 tsp vanilla powder
  • 2 tsp ACV
  • 1 1/4 cup coconut milk or any non dairy milk
  • ½ cup coconut oil
  • 1 mashed banana can use ½ cup non dairy milk, apple sauce, coffee, pumpkin, etc
  • 1/3 cup dark chocolate chips or raisins, optional


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and line a muffin tin with 12 paper liners
  • In a large mixing bowl measure out the coconut flour, psyllium husk powder, ground flax seed, Keto sweetener, baking soda, salt, and vanilla powder (if using), mix well and set aside
  • Next melt 1/2 cup of coconut oil in a small saucepan over low heat. Remove from the heat.
  • Mash one banana into a small mixing bowl. Add the coconut milk (or any non-dairy milk), apple cider vinegar, and vanilla extract (if using). Then pour in the melted coconut oil and mix well.
  • Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and stir until completely combined. Press or knead the dough slightly with your hands.
  • Knead in the dark chocolate chips or raisins if using.
  • Fill each of the muffins cups with equal amounts of dough.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 25-28 minutes.
  • After the muffins are done, turn the oven off and let them cool inside with the oven door cracked open for about 10-15 minutes before removing from the oven.
  • Enjoy!!


These banana muffins fit the Paleo, Keto, AIP, and GAPS diets. They are low enough in carbs to be Keto friendly and you can even use this recipe template and swap out the banana for some coconut milk, coffee, zucchini, or whatever flavor you’d like.


Calories: 165kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Sodium: 359mg | Potassium: 65mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 6IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 41mg | Iron: 1mg