Wholesome Banana Pancakes

healthy banana pancakes

healthy banana pancakes

These healthy wholesome banana pancakes are a twist on traditional pancakes.They are moist and fluffy with a slight nutty taste and loaded with super-foods. Spelt/whole wheat flour,chia seeds, and flax seed meal has tons and tons of health benefits.I use chia seeds and flax meal a lot .I add them to cereal,yoghurt,oatmeal,porridge,muffins,pancakes,waffles…etz. You can call this totally guilt-less delightful breakfast that can give you a good health boost.

 

Ingredients:

2 overriped bananas

2 eggs

1 3/4 cup milk

1/4 cup raw cane sugar

1 1/2 cup spelt flour (or mix equal parts of white and whole wheat flour)

1/3 cup ground flax seeds

1/4 cup chia seeds

1/4 teaspoon salt

1 tablespoon baking powder

1 teaspoon vanilla

2 tablespoons oil

1/2 cup chopped walnuts optional

Variations: You can use 1 cup flour and  1/2 cup oat bran if desired.If you try to avoid sugar,you can avoid adding it,or replace with honey or any other healthy sweetner.You can use regular granulated or brown sugar too.You can replace regular dairy milk with almond,coconut, or soy milk.

 

Directions:

In a mixing bowl combine flour,chia seeds,flax meal,baking powder,salt, and walnuts (if desired).

Using a hand mixer,beat eggs,sugar and bananas.Gradually add milk.

Add flour and other mixed ingredients to wet ingredients.Mix until well combined and all lumps disappeared.

Heat a lightly oiled skillet or griddle on med-low heat.Add one scoop of batter using a ice cream scooper.

Allow pancakes to cook until they are golden brown.Flip pancakes over and cook the other side until golden brown .

Serve with pure maple syrup(healthier choice) or homemade syrup.

Top with fresh fruits,berries,whipped cream or cottage cheese mixed with condensed milk.

Wholesome Banana Pancakes

Wholesome Banana Pancakes

Ingredients

  • Ingredients:
  • 2 overriped bananas
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 3/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup raw cane sugar
  • 1 1/2 cup spelt flour (or mix equal parts of white and whole wheat flour)
  • 1/3 cup ground flax seeds
  • 1/4 cup chia seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts optional
  • Variations: You can use 1 cup flour and 1/2 cup oat bran if desired.If you try to avoid sugar,you can avoid adding it,or replace with honey or any other healthy sweetner.You can use regular granulated or brown sugar too.You can replace regular dairy milk with almond,coconut, or soy milk.

Instructions

  1. In a mixing bowl combine flour,chia seeds,flax meal,baking powder,salt, and walnuts (if desired).
  2. Using a hand mixer,beat eggs,sugar and bananas.Gradually add milk.
  3. Add flour and other mixed ingredients to wet ingredients.Mix until well combined and all lumps disappeared.
  4. Heat a lightly oiled skillet or griddle on med-low heat.Add one scoop of batter using a ice cream scooper.
  5. Allow pancakes to cook until they are golden brown.Flip pancakes over and cook the other side until golden brown .
  6. Serve with pure maple syrup(healthier choice) or homemade syrup.
  7. Top with fresh fruits,berries,whipped cream or cottage cheese mixed with condensed milk.
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Cottage Cheese Pancakes

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Want try something different then regular pancakes? These pancakes are fluffy,wholesome,and delicious.Adding cottage cheese just makes them delicate and somewhat hearty.You can top it off with any type of fruit you like; berries,bananas,kiwi,peaches or anything you like.You can choose from 2 homemade syrups or just use real maple syrup.

Cottage Cheese Pancakes

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour*
  • 1 cup white flour*
  • 1 1/4 cup cottage cheese*
  • 3 tablespoons sugar or 2 tablespoons honey/agave syrup
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 1/4 cup warm milk
  • Creamy Syrup:
  • 1/2 can condensed milk
  • 1/3 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons(heaping) sour cream
  • syrup:
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup dark brown sugar
  • 2 tablsp. heavy whipping cream
  • ½ teasp. ground cinnamon**
  • berries or any fruit of choice
  • cottage cheese for topping
  • * You can use all whole wheat or all white flour
  • ** optional

Instructions

  1. In a mixing bowl combine all dry ingredients.
  2. In another mixing bowl whisk eggs with sugar,vanilla,oil,and cottage cheese.
  3. Add milk.
  4. Gradually add in all dry ingredients.
  5. Heat a skillet or griddle on medium-low heat.
  6. Add a spoonful or scoop of batter to a skillet.
  7. (I like to use lid and cover the pancake, that way its cooked all the way through and not gooey inside)
  8. Flip pancake and repeat the process with the rest of the batter.
  9. Creamy syrup:
  10. Combine condensed milk with heavy whipping cream in a small saucepan.
  11. Heat the saucepan on med-low heat.
  12. Remove from heat and whisk in sour cream.
  13. Syrup:
  14. Combine water and brown sugar in a medium saucepan.
  15. Bring it to a boil on a high heat.
  16. Boil for 8-10 minutes until the syrup reduces to approximately 1 cup.
  17. Remove from heat and whisk in the cream and cinnamon if you like.
  18. We like to combine these two syrups together.It's really good!
  19. Pour syrup over pancakes.Add dallop of cottage cheese and top it off with fruits or berries.
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