4-Ingredient Chocolate Quinoa Muffins {vegan, gluten-free}

  • Author: Camilla
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 25 mins
  • Total Time: 30 mins
  • Yield: 6 muffins 1x


Dark chocolate quinoa, oat and banana muffins, designed to thrill! Four ingredients, 91 calories, no added sugar, & no oil, but 100% delicious and satisfying.These fast and easy treats are ideal for breakfast, snacks, and any-time-of-the-day chocolate cravings!



  • 1 cup mashed, very ripe bananas
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1 cup cooked, cooled quinoa
  • 1/3 cup rolled oats (certified gluten-free, as needed)
  • Optional:
  • 6 small banana slices
  • 2 tablespoons semisweet chocolate chips


  1. Preheat oven to 375F. Grease or spray 6 cups of a standard size muffin pan.
  2. In a medium bowl, stir together the bananas, cocoa powder and salt until well blended. Stir in the quinoa and oats until blended.
  3. Divide batter equally between prepared cups, smoothing tops. If desired, press a banana slice into the top of each cup of batter, and/or sprinkle with a few chocolate chips.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes until the surface of the muffins appears dry and the centers of the muffins are set.
  5. Cool completely in plan on a wire rack. Remove muffins from pans.


Storage: Store the completely cooled muffins in an airtight container at (cool) room temperature for 2 days, the refrigerator for 1 week, or the freezer for up to 6 months.

  • Category: Muffins, Snack, Breakfast


  • Serving Size: 1 muffin
  • Calories: 91
  • Sugar: 5.1 g
  • Sodium: 97.4 mg
  • Fat: 1.9 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.7 g
  • Carbohydrates: 19.7 g
  • Fiber: 3.6 g
  • Protein: 3 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
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