Banana Oatmeal Pancakes

Not sure what to have for breakfast? Bored of the same thing everyday? Feeling an urge to eat shortly after you finish your breakfast?

Give these Banana Oatmeal Pancakes a try! They are delicious and very filling. They are a great source of fibre and protein, two important nutrients to consider at breakfast. Read my post on Health Benefits to Eating Breakfast for more reasons to eat a healthy breakfast and other recipe ideas.

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Banana Oatmeal Pancakes

Ingredients

  • 1 small over ripe banana
  • 1 Tbsp almond butter (could use any nut butter)
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup large flake oats
  • Fresh fruit (optional)

Directions

  1. In small mixing bowl, mask banana until smooth. Add nut butter and egg and mix with banana.
  2. Add cinnamon and oats to banana mixture and mix thoroughly until combined. Let stand for 2-3 minutes to thicken.
  3. Heat large skillet over medium heat. Spray lightly with cooking spray.
  4. Spoon pancake mixture into pan (makes approximately 4 small pancakes)
  5. Cook until golden brown and then flip and cook until other side is golden brown (approximately 2 minutes on each side).
  6. Top with fresh fruit if desired and enjoy!

Nutrition Tips:

  • The nut butter and egg make this a good source of protein, making this a great post workout breakfast as well
  • The oats and banana are a good source of fibre, as well as the fruit on top (if added)
  • Pair with some plain yogurt or a glass of milk and you have yourself a well balanced meal!

 

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