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4 Simple and Healthy Pancakes

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From carrot cake to blueberry, these inspired hotcakes are not only good for you, but tasty too.

2-Ingredient Banana Pancakes

Ingredients

  • 1 medium ripe banana
  • 1 large egg
  • Canola oil
  • Butter, for serving
  • Syrup, for serving

Steps

  • Heat griddle or nonstick pan over medium heat.
  • Mash the banana in a bowl until smooth. Mix in the egg.
  • Once pan is hot, lightly oil with canola oil. Once oil is hot, add no more than 3 tablespoons of batter to the griddle and cook, until golden brown (about 2 minutes per side).
  • Carefully flip the cakes with a flat spatula.
  • Serve with butter and syrup.

Carrot Cake Pancakes

Ingredients

  • 2 medium ripe bananas
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 medium carrot, peeled and grated
  • 1/2 cup yogurt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • Coconut oil, for cooking
  • Fresh berries, for serving

Steps

  • Heat griddle to medium heat.
  • Mash bananas until smooth in a medium bowl, then stir in egg, carrot, yogurt, cinnamon, and honey.
  • Add 2 teaspoons coconut oil to the hot griddle to melt. Once hot, add no more than 3 tablespoons of batter to the griddle and cook, until golden brown (about 2 minutes per side).
  • Carefully flip the cakes with a flat spatula.
  • Serve with fresh berries.

Banana, Peanut Butter, and Oat Pancakes

Ingredients

  • 2 medium ripe bananas
  • 1 large egg
  • 3 tablespoons natural peanut butter
  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon real maple syrup
  • 1 1/4 cups milk (almond milk or cow's milk are both fine)
  • Pinch of salt
  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • Sliced bananas, for serving
  • Syrup, for serving

Steps

  • Heat griddle to medium heat.
  • In a blender, mix banana, egg, peanut butter, oats, baking powder, maple syrup, milk, and salt. Blend on high speed until smooth.
  • Spray griddle with nonstick spray. Once hot, add 1/4 cup of batter to the griddle and cook, until golden brown and bubbles form all around the edges (about 2 minutes per side).
  • Serve with sliced bananas and syrup.

Fluffy Cottage Cheese Blueberry Pancakes

Ingredients

  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 cup cottage cheese
  • 2 tablespoons real maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup fresh blueberries
  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • Fresh berries, for serving
  • Syrup, for serving

Steps

  • Heat griddle to medium heat.
  • In a large bowl, mix together eggs, flour, baking powder, cottage cheese, and maple syrup. Stir in blueberries.
  • Spray griddle with nonstick spray. Once hot, add 1/4 cup of batter to the griddle and cook, until golden brown and bubbles form all around the edges (about 2 minutes per side).
  • Serve with fresh berries and syrup.