Many college students have such hectic schedules that they forget to eat breakfast! The solution to this is to take some time on a Sunday and prepare something that you can take on the go all week! These vegan banana chia breakfast muffins are the perfect go-to! Not only are they packed with nutrients, but these muffins will keep you full and able to focus on what's most important! 

Vegan Banana Nut Chia Seed Muffins

  • Prep Time:10 mins
  • Cook Time:20 mins
  • Total Time:30 mins
  • Servings:12
  • Easy


  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds mixed with 1/3 cup water
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil melted
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 2 ripe bananas mashed
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • a pinch salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon plus more for sprinkling on top
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 cup rolled oats optional extra for sprinkling on tops muffins
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup chopped cashews
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  • Step 1

    Preheat the oven to 375° and line a muffin pan with liners

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    Grace DeLucia
  • Step 2

    Mix together the chia seeds and water, then set aside to set up

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  • Step 3

    Mix together the melted coconut oil and maple syrup

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  • Step 4

    Add the bananas and the chia seed mixture, mix well until combined

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  • Step 5

    Add baking soda, baking powder, salt, cinnamon and water, then mix until combined

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  • Step 6

    Mix the oats and flour together and add in the cashews

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  • Step 7

    Pour the batter into the lined muffin pan

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  • Step 8

    Bake for 20-25 minutes or until toothpick inserted in the center of the muffins comes out clean

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Now you have breakfast for the week and you can freeze some to save for later! The ultimate breakfast treat!