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Healthy Banana and Oat Pancakes

April 2, 2020

These low GI, high protein, refined sugar free pancakes are not only cheap but also quick and easy to make. Set aside 10 minutes tops (from start to finish) to prepare and cook these delicious pancakes  the entire family will enjoy.

Looking for a simple, inexpensive yet healthy breakfast or morning tea recipe for yourself and your family? This delicious banana and oat pancakes might be just the one for you...

Wholegrain oats are low GI, have a low Glycaemic Load, they are quite high in protein for a grain, an excellent source of fibre, protein, thiamine, manganese, selenium, phosphorus, magnesium, zinc, copper and iron.

They are also a fantastic source of pantohtenic acid and potassium. Their high levels of Beta Glucans and soluble fibre, makes them a grain of choice when it comes to reducing high cholesterol levels. Their polyphenol content gives them antioxidants qualities as well.

Bananas are very high in fibre, as well as many B vitamins, vitamin C, magnesium, manganese and potassium.

Free range and organic eggs are an excellent source of Omega 3, protein and the brain-stimulating organic compound called Choline.

Let's get cooking!

Ingredients:

1 banana, mashed

4 eggs, whisked

1 cup wholegrain oats

1 tbsp coconut oil

4 basic and healthy ingredients - Banana and Oat Pancakes

Optional extras:

Honey or Organic Maple Syrup

Mixed fresh or frozen berries

Coconut yoghurt

Method

In a bowl, combine banana, eggs and oats. Mix well.

Heat coconut oil in a fry pan.

Spoon mixture into the pan and fry pancakes until they turn a light brown shade.

Serve with a splash of honey or maple syrup, some berries and coconut yoghurt (optional).

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