Make Healthy Banana Oat Pancakes For An Easy, Delicious Breakfast!
The smell of buttered pancakes and maple syrup just seem to go with Sunday mornings, am I right?!
Growing up, pancakes were a weekend luxury, probably because the weekday hustle just didn’t leave time for whippin’ and flippin’ pancakes.
These days, however, with two toddlers of my own, banana oat pancakes have been very much a multiple-time-a-week and often-times-a-dinner-type thing!
You may be thinking, What!? Coach Rachael feeds her kids banana oat pancakes almost every day — admittedly, so. BUT! Guess what!? These aren’t your ordinary pancakes, they are super-charged with nutrients AND delicious, too!
Banana Oat Pancake Ingredients
I’m not gonna lie, I am all about simplicity! These seven-ingredient banana oat pancakes certainly fit the bill and do not disappoint.
Let’s highlight a few of our main players in these healthy banana pancakes!
Let’s talk oats — beyond oatmeal! Rolled oats are whole grain and prove to be a great source of vitamins and minerals. Additionally, rolled oats pack a punch as a healthy carbohydrate, contain protein, fat, and fiber! Oats are a key player in these healthy banana pancakes.
In the words of Gwen Stefani, “this shh… is bananas, B-A-N-A-N-A-S.” She wasn’t joking around, are another key ingredient to these banana oat pancakes and with good reason, nutritionally speaking. Bananas are high in fiber, nutrients, and antioxidants. They also are believed to improve digestive health, contribute to a healthy heart and kidneys, and aid in weight loss!
Yay for EGG-cellent choices! Eggs are an excellent source of both protein and healthy fat. Adding eggs to your diet may help reduce risks of heart disease and stroke! Eggs are another winning ingredient in these healthy banana pancakes!
Unsweetened almond milk has benefits, too! It’s lower in calories than regular cow’s milk and it’s high in vitamin E, which is said to help reduce inflammation and risk of disease.
These ingredients highlight some of the amazing benefits of including healthy banana pancakes in your nutrition plan!
Banana Oat Pancake Recipe
Healthy Banana Oat Pancakes
- 1 ½ c rolled oats
- 1 Banana
- ½ c unsweetened almond milk
- 2 eggs
- 2 tbsp honey
- 2 tsp baking powder
- Dash of cinnamon
- Place all ingredients into a blender and blend until batter is smooth.
- Coat skillet with non-stick spray and heat to medium heat.
- Pour batter into the skillet to make about a 4-inch circle.
- Cook for 2-4 minutes each side, until pancakes are cooked through the center.
- Serve hot and top with your favorite fruit.
For best results, use ripened bananas; I’ve found when the banana peel turns to a bright yellow and begins to get the brown spots (or freckles, as we call them), they are the ideal ripeness for this banana oat pancakes recipe.
If the batter seems to be too runny, add additional oats until you reach the desired consistency for your healthy banana pancakes.
If you want to be sure to go gluten-free, you can simply substitute oats marked specifically as ‘gluten-free’ to make this banana oat pancakes recipe.
We are a big fan of meal prep in this house! I like to double or triple this banana oat pancakes recipe and freeze the leftovers for an even better, quicker and easier weekday on-the-go breakfast. These banana oat pancakes heat up wonderfully in the microwave. After your healthy banana pancakes are cooked, place them in a freezer-safe container and pop them in the freezer.
If you’re looking to add more protein to your breakfast, try adding two tablespoons of LadyBossⓇ LEAN to this recipe!
Start your day strong
Healthy banana pancakes are a great solution for a quick and healthy meal for breakfast or at any time.
If you need an easy meal prep idea, healthy banana pancakes to the rescue!
Whether it’s morning, noon or night, healthy banana pancakes can help you stay on track and might be a crowd favorite with your family! We love easy and healthy meals and this one is definitely a winner in our book!