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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Whole Wheat Banana Nut Mini Muffins

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When you have some bananas that are getting a little bit too ripe,it’s just perfect to bake a batch of fresh healthy muffins.They are wholesome with whole wheat flour,chopped walnuts,mashed bananas and chia seeds.They are perfect for breakfast with little bit of softened butter and a cup of coffee of course .They store well for couple of days when wrapped in plastic wrap and also freezer friendly.

Whole Wheat Banana Nut Mini Muffins

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Whole wheat flour
  • 1/4 cup chia seeds
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon (optional)
  • 1/2 cup plain yoghurt
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 3 large bananas mashed
  • 1 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3 tablespoons avocado oil ( vegetable oil will work also)
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • powdered sugar for dusting

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Spray mini cupcake pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  3. In a mixing bowl,whisk together flour,salt,baking powder,cinnamon and chia seeds.
  4. In another mixing bowl,whisk together sugar and egg.
  5. Whisk in mashed bananas,vanilla,oil,and yoghurt until well combined.
  6. Gradually add dry ingredients to wet ingredients.
  7. Fold in chopped nuts.
  8. Divide batter evenly into prepared mini cupcake pan.
  9. Sprinkle some chopped nuts and oatmeal on top if desired.
  10. Bake for 12-13 minutes.
  11. let cool completely.
  12. Dust with powdered sugar.
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