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Banana Pancakes

BANANA PANCAKES

Here is a delicious start to a day, they definitely taste like bananas, so if you’re not a fan of that flavor, this recipe won’t be for you

Ingredients:banana_pancakes

1 banana (mashed)

1/3 cup whole wheat flour

1 teaspoon baking powder

2 large eggs

Pinch of salt

Pinch of cinnamon powder

1 ½ teaspoons of oil

½ teaspoon vanilla

1/3 cup of milk

1 tablespoon walnuts (chopped)

 

Direction:

  • In a bowl, mix all the dry ingredients.
  • In another bowl, mix oil, milk, egg white, banana, and vanilla till smooth.
  • Mix dry ingredients with the dry and stir well using a spoon.
  • Heat a griddle over medium heat and spray cooking oil lightly. Add ¼ cup of pancake mixture onto griddle for each pancake.
  • When the mixture begins to bubble, turn the side and cook till set.
  • Sprinkle with walnuts and banana slices before serving.

Chef’s Tip:

Don’t use syrup for serving, top with non-fat yogurt instead. You will feel full throughout the morning due to extra protein.

Nutritional Information (per serving):

Calories: 146

Fat: 4 g

Carb: 22 g

Protein: 7 g

Sodium: 331 mg

The Benefit of Banana’s

Banana’s have many health benefits which include lowering the risk of cancer and asthma as well as lowering blood pressure, this is why it is one of those Dash Diet must have fruits, one banana is equivalent  to 2 fruit serving.

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