Banana Pancakes for Breakfast
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day! It restores glucose levels after an overnight fast, enabling your brain and muscles to start the day with energy. As such, you should never skip it. Studies have shown that even to lose weight, you have to eat breakfast. And what better way to enjoy it than with delicious banana pancakes?
Why bananas are a superfood
In addition to being pleasantly sweet and creamy, the banana is considered to be a superfood, since it can offer many health benefits.
It’s an energy-boosting fruit, packed with potassium, making it a great ally for controlling blood pressure. It also contains other minerals, such as magnesium, calcium, selenium, zinc, iron, and many vitamins (A, C, B1, B2, B6, B9, and E). It’s also sodium-free and a good source of fiber.
Bananas may help to prevent anemia and improve digestion. They may also help athletes to avoid cramps and maintain energy during their training sessions. In addition, they can reduce inflammation and help combat some symptoms of depression and premenstrual syndrome.
Bananas contain relatively few calories and are very versatile. As such, you can eat them in a variety of ways and during any time of day. In addition to consuming them with cereals or in smoothies, you can also use them to make bread, cakes, and pancakes.
Banana pancakes are ideal for breakfast. They’re quick and easy to make and an excellent way to start your day with lots of energy. Below, we’ll suggest some recipes to help you benefit from this delicious superfood.
Easy banana pancakes
- 2 bananas, sliced
- 2 eggs
- A pinch of salt
- 2 tablespoons of oil
- Firstly, mix the bananas, eggs, and salt in a food processor (or blender) until you get a uniform mixture.
- Then, place a pan over a medium heat, add a small amount of oil, and wait until it’s hot.
- Finally, pour a little of the mixture with a ladle, wait for 3 minutes (or until golden brown) and turn. What’s more, you can eat them plain or with honey, jam, or any other topping you choose.
These banana pancakes are not only delicious but they are also lactose-free. You can eat them any time of day, as a snack or after a meal as a dessert. Indeed, pancakes aren’t just for breakfast!
Banana pancakes with chocolate chips
- ½ cup of flour
- ½ cup of oats
- 1 egg
- One tablespoon of sugar (can be replaced by stevia)
- 1 teaspoon of baking powder
- One cup of skim milk
- 1 tablespoon oil
- 1 or 2 bananas
- ½ cup of chocolate chips
- Firstly, place all of the ingredients (except the bananas and chocolate chips) in a bowl and beat with an electric or manual beater.
- Then, slice the bananas and add them to the mixture; mix well and lastly, add the chocolate chips.
- Place a pan over medium heat with a little oil. Then, when it’s very hot, add a little of the mixture (1 ladle).
- Wait 3 or 4 minutes, turn, and cook until they are golden brown on the other side.
- Finally, serve immediately.
These banana pancakes are a great breakfast option for kids.
Oatmeal and banana pancakes
- 1 cup of oats
- 3 eggs
- 1 cup of lactose-free milk
- 1 banana
- A pinch of cinnamon
- A splash of vanilla extract
- Sweetener to taste
- 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil
- Firstly, put the oats, milk, sliced banana, cinnamon, vanilla, and stevia in the blender.
- Then, blend for about one minute.
- Next, add the eggs and blend well.
- Then, in a very hot pan, add a little oil and add a little of the mixture (about ¼ cup).
- Cook until you can easily lift the pancake from the pan.
- Finally, turn and cook until golden brown on the other side.
- These banana pancakes are perfect for a nutritious breakfast and taste delicious with juice and smoothies. Lastly, they’re also gluten-free!