Recipe - Banana pancakes

March 8, 2017

 

Pancakes, pancakes, pancakes... Who doesn't love them!

 

Here is a recipe for healthy banana pancakes which you can play around with.  I will keep sharing my basic go-to recipes over the next few weeks on here, with lots of suggestions to adjust them to your personal preferences or just to alter to whatever you have in the fridge!

 

Ingredients:

2 eggs

1 small ripe banana

1/2 cup oats

1 tbsp flaxseed

Splash almond milk (or any other plant based milk)

Coconut oil

 

Optional for flavor, pick 1-3 of these:

1 tsp vanilla essence

1 tsp maca powder

1 tsp cinnamon

2 tsp raw cacao

1 tbsp lemon juice

 

Toppings used here:

Blueberries

Almond flakes

Coconut yoghurt

 

- Serves 1 -

 

Method:

Mash the banana in a bowl.  Add the eggs and whisk it all together with a splash of almond milk.  Then add the oats, flaxseed and flavorings and let it all soak for a few minutes.  Heat a good teaspoon of coconut oil in a pan and fry either a few smaller pancakes or one big one until golden!  

 

Tip to flip over a big one: I sometimes slide the pancake out of the pan onto a big plate, place the pan on top and then turn it over so that the pancake doesn't break when flipping as they can get a bit heavy with the oats in them.  I've ended up with scrambled pancakes a few too many times!

 

Then top with anything you like.  I usually take some fruit, maybe some nuts, yoghurt and honey or almond butter.  

 

Let me know your favorite flavors and what other recipes you would like to see on here!

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