For a quick morning meal or anytime snack, these muffins are tasty, nutritious and gluten free. Made of oats, bananas, dates and walnuts, these muffins will fill your belly and your soul. Oats contain anti-inflammatory compounds called avenanthramides. To prevent cancer, the American Institute for Cancer Research recommends eating fiber at every meal and oats are a perfect way to do that. Walnuts are high in antioxidants and Omega 3's. People who eat nuts seem to live longer and have lower death rates from cancer, heart disease and respiratory disease. Of all nuts, walnuts seem to have the greatest benefits with studies showing that three servings of walnuts a week cut the risk of dying from cancer in half. Greger, How Not to Die.