I love pancakes but I don't love the heavy, slouchy, lazy feeling I have after I gorge myself with buttermilk pancakes, french toast or waffles. As a result, I rarely eat such high density, carb overloading options for breakfast, especially during the week days.
This new recipe is anything but unhealthy, yet it also satisfies the pancake cravings. Using coconut flour (you can find this at your local Whole Foods), whipped-up egg whites and a ripe banana, you are able to achieve a "pancake" like breakfast that leaves you feeling satisfied and ready to take on the day. I promise.
Just check out this recipe below...
Banana Pancakes... a lighter version
2 large bananas, smashed
2 egg whites
2 tbsps high quality honey
2 tsps vanilla
1 tsp baking soda
1/4 cup coconut flour (or Almond Meal)
Olive oil or butter for the frying pan
Combine smashed bananas, eggs, honey, vanilla and baking soda with a whisk or fork. Add the coconut flour and combine well. In a separate bowl, beat the egg whites until soft peaks form. Fold the whipped egg whites into the pancake mixture.
I like to top mine off with some blueberries while they are cooking in the frying pan. You could also add some coconut flakes, strawberries, walnuts, you get the idea.
In a frying pan, heat 1 tbsp butter or olive oil. Lastly, fry up your "pancakes"!
Recipe courtesy of a new Paleo/Gluten/Fitness friendly blog, SweetCheeksHQ.com