Banana & Blueberry Pancakes

 

Why not swap out the regular Saturday morning pancakes with this healthier version. These are great as a post work out meal or for a lazy Saturday morning with the kids. Packed with protein, antioxidants, and potassium that helps your body refuel after a workout or long week at work.

Makes 6 pancakes

 

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup ground almonds
  • 1 tablespoon ground linseed (flaxseed)
  • 1/2 teaspoon gluten free baking powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 250 g  – 2 ripe bananas, smashed
  • 2 organic free range eggs
  • 1 1/4 cup blueberries (frozen if fresh is not available)

Directions:

  1. Mix together smashed bananas and eggs.
  2. Add almond meal, linseed, baking powder and cinnamon.
  3. Fold through blueberries.
  4. Let rest for 5 mintues.
  5. Heat a pan over low heat and add a little coconut oil.
  6. Spoon batter into circles on the pan and slightly flatten with the back of the spoon.
  7. Cook using very low heat and make sure to take your time to not rush.
  8. Flip over and finish cooking on the other side.
  9. Serve plain or with a drizzle of honey (maple syrup), extra fruit(optional) and natural yoghurt.

*you can substitute the almond meal with 4 tbls of vegan protein for an extra punch of protein.*

Recipe adapted from www.healthychef.com

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