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Gluten Free Banana Pancake Recipe
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No-Flour Banana Pancakes:
This is a healthy pancake recipe that both kids and adults can enjoy- and without the guilt of the flour-filled pancake alternatives. This is a without flour, healthy recipe that falls under the clean-eating category.
This recipe can be considered gluten-free if you try it without the baking powder, but please read below for further details.
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I make these for breakfast quite frequently as I try to keep my diet clean. I like adding a pinch of salt (maybe even a little extra) because the salt seems to bring out the natural sweetness provided from the banana. This is great served with maple syrup, butter, honey or a side of fruit.
If you're feeling naughty, I recommend taking some dark chocolate and making this a chocolate-chip banana-pancake recipe. Chopped up strawberries also go well with this (I mean, obviously. Banana + strawberry = bliss -- I think some yogurt company came up with this formula, not too sure!)
- 1 1/2 Ripe Bananas
- 2 Eggs
- 1/8 Teaspoon Baking Powder
- 2 Pinches of salt
Your materials and ingredients:
Follow instructions for healthy pancake bliss:
- Crack eggs and whisk in small bowl. Add a pinch of salt and whisk in.
- Add your banana to an alternative bowl that is larger and lightly mash. You can mash with either a potato masher or a fork. Do not put this in a blender or food processor- this will make the banana mixture too thin. Also do not over-mash. You want to see (and taste!!) chunks of banana
- Add the egg mixture and 1/8 tsp of baking soda to the bananas.
- Turn stove on medium to low heat, lightly coat pan in olive oil (as you would for cooking an egg) and cook pancakes. You should pour about 2-3 Tbsp of the pancake mixture per pancake. Cook for about a minute on each side to allow for the baking soda to activate. Pancakes should be a dark golden-brown color. They should also appear fluffy.
- This will yield about 6-8 mini pancakes. Serve with butter and maple syrup- but, they're even good plain. (A little organic honey on top is awesome too!)
|Serving size: 1|
|Calories from Fat||135|
|% Daily Value *|
|Fat 15 g||23%|
|Carbohydrates 20 g||7%|
|Sugar 11 g|
|Protein 7 g||14%|
|* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.|
Originally, this recipe has a macro-nutrient ratio for this in percentages comes out to be (C/P/F):
If you adjust the recipe to make this completely and surely gluten-free, the C/P/F ratio becomes:
This is a very easy recipe to adjust to the macro-nutrient ratio that you are looking for. Might take a little time, and some extra egg whites, though!
Is baking powder gluten free?
The Celiac Sprue Association (CSA) considers baking soda and baking powder to be gluten free. However, some brands MAY contain gluten. So, unless you know your brand of baking powder for sure, and you need these pancakes to be gluten-free, please opt out of using baking powder. The pancakes will still turn out very nicely.
You can even try making your own gluten-free baking powder.
These healthy banana-pancakes are a great way to start your day and do not leave you overly stuffed because there is no flour. It's a great little clean-eating treat without the guilt. Please enjoy and leave your comments/thoughts below!