Spinach Banana Muffins

My family loves these green spinach banana muffins! They're packed with healthy ingredients! Also called monster muffins or hulk muffins - these green muffins are a great on-the-go breakfast! 
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Baking
Keyword green muffins, healthy muffin recipes, monster muffins
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
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Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 18 muffins
Calories 111kcal
Author Pretty Providence


Dry Ingredients

  • 2 cups flour whole wheat
  • 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt

Wet Ingredients

  • 1 large banana
  • 2-3 cups spinach
  • 1/2 cup applesauce
  • 1 egg
  • 3/4 cup milk or almond milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • green food coloring optional


  • 1-2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup milk


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare a muffin pan with cooking spray and cupcake liners, if using. 
  • Mix dry ingredients in a large bowl. 
  • Add wet ingredients to a blender. Puree until very smooth. 
  • Mix wet ingredients in with dry ingredients until there are no lumps. Add green food coloring if you want a darker green color. 
  • Spoon batter into the muffin pan. Bake for 20 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. 
  • While muffins are cooling, mix 1 cup powdered sugar with 1/4 cup milk. Whisk until smooth. Add more powdered sugar as needed until it's the right thickness and consistency for a glaze. 
  • Drizzle cooled muffins with glaze. 


Store in an airtight container for 7-10 days. 


Serving: 1muffin | Calories: 111kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 2g | Cholesterol: 9mg | Sodium: 80mg | Potassium: 147mg | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 355IU | Vitamin C: 1.7mg | Calcium: 49mg | Iron: 0.9mg