Paleo Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins: Dairy, Nut, and Gluten-Free

| Breakfast, Gluten Free Baking, Paleo


If you are Looking for the best Paleo banana muffins, you have found them.

The chocolate chips are optional, but we really enjoy the banana/ chocolate flavor combination.

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This is an especially good recipe for those with nut allergies seeking an alternative to almond flour versions so frequently found in Paleo and gluten-free cookbooks.

We have to be careful with all baked goods, even gluten-free versions, because of my daughter’s anaphylactic peanut allergy. We do most of our own baking, and I am always on the lookout for quick, tasty, healthy alternatives to our old favorites. This recipe for Paleo banana chocolate chip muffins is a perfect example.

These Paleo banana chocolate chip muffins are the result of trial and error and a combination of several recipes we tried.


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Paleo Banana Chocolate Chip Muffin Ingredients used in this recipe that you can order from Amazon:





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best paleo banana chocolate chip muffinWe use these paleo banana chocolate chip muffins most often as an afternoon snack.

We freeze the whole batch each time and take them out as we need them, adding to the lunchbox frozen, knowing it will thaw in time for snack time at aftercare, or tossing in the microwave for a few seconds when we’d like a warm one on the spot.

These tasty little morsels have become a favorite among family and friends. Anyone I have shared this recipe with loves it. My dad, who does not tolerate baked goods well (causes blood sugar imbalance) eats these almost daily with no issues.

Let me know if these Paleo Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins become a favorite with your family as well.

Paleo Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins: dairy, nut, and gluten-free

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 12 muffins

one muffin


  • 2/3 cup mashed banana (usually two depending on size)
  • 6 eggs, whisked
  • 2/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup melted coconut oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1/2 cup coconut flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 hearty pinch of salt
  • 1 cup Enjoy Life mini chips (optional)


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees
  2. First, Gather your Ingredients
  3. Crack the eggs into a bowl and whisk them well.
  4. Mash Your bananas
  5. Add your mashed bananas to the 6 beaten eggs
  6. Add the maple syrup and vanilla to the banana/ egg mixture.
  7. Add the melted coconut oil. 
  8. Mix your dry ingredients together in a separate bowl.
  9. Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix well.
  10. Fold in the chocolate chips.
  11. Prepare your muffin tins. We use coconut oil Pam
  12. Fill the tins. You can fill them fully because they don't rise very much.
  13. bake at 350 degrees for about 30 minutes


The batter will seem very thin at first, but will thicken upon standing.

These freeze beautifully! We freeze them right after they have finished cooling completely. We take them out as needed and place in the microwave for 15-20 seconds.

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  1. Stephanie

    My kids can’t have nuts and I’m always so grateful when I can find a Paleo nut-free recipe, thanks!

    • Asa

      You are very welcome, Stephanie! I hope your kids will enjoy them as much as my daughter and her friends do.


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