Banana Nut Pancakes

Calling all banana lovers to these low fat, whole wheat banana nut pancakes, rich in potassium, fiber and flavor – tastes like banana nut bread in a pancake!

Calling all banana lovers to these low fat, whole wheat banana nut pancakes, rich in potassium, fiber and flavor – tastes like banana nut bread in a pancake!Banana Nut Pancakes

The potassium rich bananas and fiber rich walnuts, which are also high in omega 3 fatty acids make for a super healthy breakfast. Delicious when topped with agave or maple syrup (extra points). I’ve included the points with and without the nuts.

A few other favorite healthy pancake recipes are Pumpkin Spice Pancakes with Pumpkin Butter, Whole Wheat Pumpkin Pecan PancakesEggnog Pancakes and Heart Shaped Chocolate Chip Banana Pancakes.

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Banana Nut Pancakes

Calling all banana lovers to these low fat, whole wheat banana nut pancakes, rich in potassium, fiber and flavor – tastes like banana nut bread in a pancake!

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 large banana, very ripe, mashed
  • 1 cup 1% milk
  • 3 large egg whites
  • 2 tsp oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 tbsp chopped walnuts (optional)
  • olive oil or butter flavor cooking spray

Directions:

  1. Mix all dry ingredients in a bowl.
  2. Combine milk, egg white, oil, vanilla and mashed bananas in a bowl and mix until smooth.
  3. Combine wet ingredients with the dry and mix well with a spoon until there are no more dry spots. Don’t over-mix.
  4. Heat a large skillet on medium heat.
  5. Spray cooking spray to lightly coat and pour 1/4 cup of pancake batter.
  6. When the pancake starts to bubble and the edges begin to set, flip the pancakes.
  7. Repeat with the remainder of the batter.

Makes about 3 cups of batter which yields 12 pancakes.

WITHOUT NUTS:
Servings: 6 • Serving Size: 2 pancakes • Points: 2 pts • Points+: 3 pts
Calories: 129.1 • Fat: 2.4 g • Protein: 6.3 g • Carb: 21.8 g • Fiber: 3.0 g

Nutrition Information

Yield: 6 servings, Serving Size: 2 pancakes

  • Amount Per Serving:
  • Freestyle Points: 5
  • Points +: 4
  • Calories: 145.7 calories
  • Total Fat: 4g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.5g
  • Cholesterol: 2mg
  • Sodium: 209mg
  • Carbohydrates: 22.1g
  • Fiber: 3.1g
  • Sugar: 5g
  • Protein: 6.7g
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