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.

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!
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Banana Nut Pancakes

5
Freestyle Points
145.7
Calories
Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 10 mins
Total Time: 20 mins
Yield: 6 servings
COURSE: Breakfast, Brunch
CUISINE: American
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

Instructions

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

Notes

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

Serving: 2pancakes, Calories: 145.7kcal, Carbohydrates: 22.1g, Protein: 6.7g, Fat: 4g, Saturated Fat: 0.5g, Cholesterol: 2mg, Sodium: 209mg, Fiber: 3.1g, Sugar: 5g
Freestyle Points: 5
Points: +4
Keywords: banana nut pancakes, banana walnut, healthy banana pancakes, healthy breakfast recipes, whole wheat pancakes

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