Whether they're a regular breakfast choice, or a treat that you save for that one special day a year, there's nothing quite like these light and fluffy brunch favourites.
But what if you want to watch your waistline without sitting Shrove Tuesday out? This simple recipe could be the answer. Plus it's vegetarian, gluten-free, dairy-free and contributes as one of your 5-a-day.
Pancakes are great, but they're nothing without the right toppings. Whether you prefer sweet or savoury there's something for everyone. Here's a list of some healthy toppings that will complement your banana pancakes. These are just a few of our suggestions, so feel free to get creative:
These tiny berries pack a real punch when it comes to nutritional value. Blueberries contain large amounts of fibre, vitamin C and antioxidants.
Another powerhouse of nutrition, walnuts are a good source of omega 3 which can benefit the brain, heart and skin. They are also an excellent way to add some texture to your meals.
A light spread of this on top of a stack of pancakes can really change up the flavour. Peanut butter is full of protein, vitamin E and minerals potassium and magnesium. It's worth noting though that, as with most nut butters, it is high in calories. Always choose one with no added sugar where possible.
|Typical Values||per 100g||per 148g serving|
|Energy ||122 kcal |
|180 kcal |
of which saturates
|3.7 g |
|5.5 g |
of which sugars
|14 g |
|21 g |
|Fibre||0 g ||0 g |
|Protein||5.9 g ||8.7 g |
|Salt||0.2 g ||0.2 g |
Bananas are a great source of potassium (important for your nerves and muscles). They're high in fibre too, so that's good news for your digestion. A diet high in fibre can even reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes and heart disease.
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