Fuel up Banana Pancakes

Fuel up Banana Pancakes

Breakfast
The caramelised banana not only increases the carbohydrate and nutrient quality of the meal but also adds another level of flavour that a regular chopped banana just can’t compare to!
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Calories658kcal
Carbs82g
Protein25g
Fats16g
For Intensive Exercise
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Performance Benefits

Topping up your glycogen stores (stored carbohydrate) before competition will support your performance and help to delay the onset of fatigue. What’s more, with adequate carbohydrates on board, you will recover faster for your next training session.

Health Benefits

Porridge oats are a great source of a type of fibre called Beta-glucans, which have been shown to help regulate our blood sugar levels and have cholesterol lowering effects.

Expert Tips

These pancakes are particularly high in carbohydrates and a moderate source of protein making them a great addition to your carb loading meal plan.

This recipe makes 2 servings.

Equipment

  • Food processor
  • Non-stick pan x2

Ingredients

  • ½ tbsp Olive oil
  • 100 g Oats
  • 100 g 0% fat Greek yoghurt
  • 50 ml Low fat milk
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 Banana
  • 1 tsp Baking soda
  • 1 tbsp Honey

Toppings

  • ½ tbsp Olive oil
  • 1 Banana
  • 2 tbsp 0% fat greek yoghurt
  • 1 tbsp Honey
2 Servings

Instructions

  • Heat some of the oil on a non-stick pan.
  • Add the oats, yoghurt, milk, eggs, banana, baking soda and honey to the food processor and blitz for 1 minute until smooth
  • Pour some of the pancake batter onto the pan, cook until lightly browned on either side.
  • Repeat until you have used up all of the batter.
  • Meanwhile on another pan, heat a tsp of olive oil.
  • Slice the banana lengthwise. Place the banana on the pan and cook on each side for 3-4 minutes until lightly browned.
  • Serve the pancakes with the caramelised banana, a dollop of yoghurt and drizzle of honey.
  • Suggestion: Add some grated chocolate to top it off!

Nutrition

Serving: 1ServingCalories: 658kcalCarbohydrates: 82gProtein: 25gFat: 16gSaturated Fat: 3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gMonounsaturated Fat: 8gCholesterol: 201mgSodium: 685mgPotassium: 681mgFiber: 5gSugar: 48gVitamin A: 76ugVitamin C: 9mgCalcium: 204mgIron: 4mg
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