pancakes

2 Ingredient Banana Pancakes

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Bananas are a good source of fiber and dopamine (the feel good brain chemical). They are a powerhouse of nutrients including potassium, calcium, manganese, magnesium, iron, folate, and vitamins B2 and B6. 

 

If you are avoiding bananas for any reason (blood sugar, allergies/sensitivities, candida/yeast overgrowth, etc.) you can substitute cooked yams, sweet potatoes, or butternut squash.

 

Eggs are a complete protein (they contain all the essential amino acids). They contain antioxidant nutrients (vitamins A and E, lutein and zeaxanthin), choline (good for your brain), vitamin D (bones, mood, brain), B vitamins (B12 and folate), selenium (mineral important for antioxidant enzymes and thyroid hormone production), and iron (helps your red blood cells oxygenate your tissues).

 

Ingredients:

  • 1 large banana (or 1/2 cup of cooked yams, sweet potatoes or butternut squash)

  • 2 eggs

    • If you can’t eat eggs you can substitute

      • Duck eggs, often tolerated by those that can’t tolerate chicken eggs

      • Chia seeds or flax seeds

        • Use 3 tablespoon of chia seeds, OR ground flax seeds mixed with 6 tablespoons of water and let the mixture sit for 15 to 20 minutes or you can prepare it the night before

          • The rule is 1 tablespoon of chia seeds or ground flax seeds mixed with 3 tablespoons of water is equal to 1 egg for baking

  • Cinnamon, turmeric (surprisingly good), nutmeg, etc. if desired

Instructions:

  • Put all in the blender, blend until it’s a batter consistency

  • Pour into a fry pan with hot coconut oil, or butter or ghee (medium heat works well)

  • Flip when edges start to brown (they cook pretty quickly so keep an eye on them)

  • Top with berries, nut butter, etc., maple syrup or honey if desired (they are pretty sweet without adding maple syrup or honey)

Enjoy!