Skinny Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

These Banana Chocolate Chip muffins are full of flavor, with much less fat than the traditional version. Perfect if you’re watching what you eat, but still crave delicious food!

Skinny Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins are delicious and flavorful, while being light in fat and calories!

My workouts are still going strong! You may remember from instagram I made these muffins several months ago! It took so much willpower to hold off on sharing this recipe. It also took me several tries to get this recipe perfect.

I didn’t want a dense, dry, low fat muffins. I wanted a muffin that was lower in calories and fat, but still sweet and delicious!

Skinny Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins are delicious and flavorful, while being light in fat and calories!

My family LOVES muffins, and they of course expect sugary, delicious muffins from my kitchen. Can you believe no one complained when these healthier muffins were brought out for breakfast? They are so full of flavor and the texture is perfect.

The extra chocolate chips are just the sweetness these muffins need, and the bananas give great texture and moisture to these muffins! I know I’ve said it before, but baked goods with my morning coffee are such a treat. I’m not one to enjoy eggs or oatmeal, I’ve tried. So instead, I’ll enjoy these no guilt muffins with my coffee! Who’s with me?

Skinny Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins are delicious and flavorful, while being light in fat and calories!

I even made an extra batch of mini muffins. In case anyone asked! These muffins are great for the freezer too, if you want to work on portion control!

Skinny Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins are delicious and flavorful, while being light in fat and calories!

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Skinny Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

Yield: about 18 muffins

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 18 minutes


  • 2 Tbsp honey
  • 1/4 cup agave nectar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 large bananas, mashed
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 6 oz Vanilla Greek Yogurt
  • 1/2 cup mini semi-sweet chocolate morsels


  1. In a large mixing bowl, beat honey, agave nectar, egg, vanilla and banana until blended. Add flours, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and yogurt. Beat for 1-2 minutes until fully combined. Fold in chocolate morsels.
  2. Grease cupcake tin with nonstick baking spray. Spoon batter into each tin (about 1/4 cup).
  3. Bake in a 350 degree F oven for 18-20 minutes. For mini muffins, bake 11-13 minutes.
  4. Remove and cool on wire rack. Store in an airtight container for up to 5 days or freeze for later use. ENJOY.
  • For mini muffins, recipe makes about 36 muffins.

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Skinny Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins are delicious and flavorful, while being light in fat and calories!

54 comments on “Skinny Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins”

  1. I wish I knew what agave nectar was, so I could try these! I’d love to trick the kids with something healthier. I’d have them at chocolate chips.

  2. I love muffins as a quick “I-woke-up-late-and-don’t-have-time-to-eat-breakfast” (not that I’m speaking from experience or anything” or an on-the-go snack! These look fantastic. Bananas and chocolate chips is one of the classic combinations that you can never go wrong with, and I love the addition of Greek yogurt! Makes baked goods so tender and moist! Pinned! 🙂

  3. ooooh these are the perfect breakfast! Just enough of a treat, without the guilt!

  4. I like no-guilt muffins so much more, Aimee! They taste better to me when they’re full of Greek yogurt AND bananas because they’re so nice and moist without being oily or greasy. These look fantastic. 🙂

  5. Those mini muffins are so cute! These muffins look amazing, with their domed tops and chocolate chips. I’ve been eating bananas like they are going out of style and these like the perfect way to eat them!

  6. Love these so much. Eating healthy in the New Year so this a great way to keep on track!

  7. These look delicious! Thanks for sharing the recipe!

  8. These muffins look really good! I love the idea of honey. They look delicious!

  9. You know how I feel about muffins and bananas…love that these are healthy!!! They sound awesome!

  10. I am a huge fan of chocolate in bread! I also love the idea of Greek yogurt in the mix to keep things moist!

  11. Aimee…I love your lightened up version of one of my favorite muffins….perfectly studded with those chocolate chips! I love baked goods for breakfast, too. And these would be a great way to start my day!

  12. KatieAnne

    These look great! I’m out of agave nectar. Would 1/4 cup plain sugar work just as well?

  13. I love a good chocolate chip muffin in the morning and really any time of day. It is a must to have a few healthy versions in your back pocket when you are trying to lighten thing up. I cannot wait to try this recipe.

  14. Yum! I bet these are delicious. I love that the only sweeteners are honey and agave. Can’t wait to give them a try!

  15. Carrie

    Can I get a calorie count for a regular size muffin? They are in the oven right now, they smell great! 🙂 Thanks for the recipe!

  16. These look amazing Amy. I am going to try them with maple syrup. My munchkin is sugar sensitive (honey too). Agave and brown rice syrup or maple syrup would be awesome. Wish me luck.

  17. They look so good. Definitely one of my favorite muffins!

  18. Soooooooo is it still healthy if I eat all the mini muffins in one sitting??

    They are so tiny….I bet I’d be fine. 😉

  19. I would not complain having one of these muffins for breakfast with a cup of coffee. They sound so good and those mini chocolate chips make them so irresistible.

  20. Skinny or not – these look fab!!

  21. These look wonderful 🙂 I bet they taste just perfect!

  22. they sound like a great healthy breakfast!

  23. I adore skinny muffins! Great for breakfast or snacks and I love how well they freeze. These look wonderful!

  24. Skinny muffins?! Love them! I am so glad you can make basic recipes like this “skinny” and they taste just as delicious! The chocolate chips make these banana muffins look so much more sinful than they actually are!

  25. kasey

    I dont have wheat flour, will almond flour work? or if i ground up flax seed?

  26. Leigh

    These look amazing! Can’t wait to enjoy them over coffee this weekend. I may have missed this, but do you happen to have calories calculated for these bad boys? Thanks! 🙂

  27. Moira

    Pinned and have all the ingredients to make these. Only thing I didn’t have was Greek Yogurt. But wanted to pick up somefresh flowers and picked up the yogurt. Not a fan of any type of yogurt, the smell alone makes me run in the opposite direction. However, by the look of this recipe I just had to try making them. In the oven as we speak and we shall see. Sure the huibby will love them!!!

  28. What is the calorie count per muffin?

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  30. I’ve been craving something banana and chocolatey, but something that wouldn’t make me feel bloated after (10?!) too many servings. I tried these out today and I am officially addicted!!! So moist and fluffy, with just the right amount of sweetness. Thanks so much for the recipe!
    xo Olivia

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  38. These are delicious. I was referred by Dana @ KissMyList

    I was in such a hurry that I didn’t notice that it makes 18. So I have 12 big muffins. Just as well. I was satisfied with one, whereas with a smaller one I may have eaten two. Also they were done in 23 mins. This recipe is a keeper.

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