Simple Banana Pancakes – Kids Cooking in the Kitchen

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Simple Banana Pancakes Fun to make with My Grands

Preparing my simple banana pancakes with the kids and now my grand kids is what I call fun! And these days its the young ones that are eating it up. I try to keep my pantry stocked so that when they ask for their favorites I am ready to whip it up, This morning Clegg helped me whip up these my easy Banana Pancakes from my Trim and Terrific Eating Well to Fight Arthritis cookbook which is really my healthiest, everyday cookbook!  For Chocolate Chip Banana Pancakes, just toss in chocolate chips on top of the pancake when cooking.

All Ages LOVE these Simple Banana Pancakes                         simple banana pancakes

He ate at least 3 pancakes so it must mean he is a good cook! Make a ton and freeze these healthy, gluten-free pancakes to pop out for a quick snack or breakfast, anytime. By adding chocolate chips, turn these

Simple Banana Pancakes from Holly Clegg’s Trim&TERRIFIC Eating Well to Fight Arthritis
A little extra with bananas makes these pancakes really great!

Makes 10 pancakes

1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup whole wheat flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
2 ripe bananas, mashed
1 1/4 cups buttermilk
1 egg
1 tablespoon canola oil
1 tablespoon brown sugar
2 bananas, sliced, optional

1.In large bowl, whisk together both flours, baking powder, and baking soda.
2.In another bowl, whisk together mashed bananas, buttermilk, egg, oil, and brown sugar. Pour into dry ingredients and mix until just combined, do not over mix.
3.Heat skillet or griddle over medium heat with nonstick cooking spray. Pour 1/4 cup batter into skillet and cook until bubbles. Flip and cook other side until golden brown.
4. Serve each pancake with sliced bananas, if desired.

Nutritional information per serving: Calories 124, Calories from Fat 18%, Fat 2g, Saturated Fat 0g, Cholesterol 20mg, Sodium 183mg, Carbohydrates 22g, Dietary Fiber 2g, Total Sugars 6g, Protein 4g, Dietary Exchanges: 1 1/2 starch

Terrific Tip: Don’t have buttermilk — use 1 cup skim milk plus 1 tablespoon lemon juice or vinegar. Mix and let sit 3 minutes.

Nutritional Nugget: Trying using whole-wheat flour or half of each flour to boost nutrition.

If you enjoy pancakes, you must check out my Oatmeal Pancakes  I also have some fabulous healthy banana recipes–but all easy and mainstream.  Also, my Easy Bunny Biscuits make another fun quick and easy kid breakfast! Remember I cook trim and terrific!

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Holly Clegg

With over 1 million cookbooks sold, Holly Clegg has become a culinary expert on easy healthy everday recipes through her nationally recognized best-selling trim&TERRIFIC® and Eating Well cookbook series, including Eating Well Through Cancer, (English, Spanish and Chinese editions), Eating Well to Fight Arthritis and Diabetic Cooking with the American Diabetes Association.Clegg attended the Cordon Bleu Cooking School, London and has appeared on Fox & Friends, NBC Weekend Today, QVC, The 700 Club, USA Today, Cooking Light Magazine, Web MD, and Huff Post.She consulted for Walmart, Teflon, DuPont, The Coca-Cola Company, and hospitals throughout the country.
For more information, visit About Holly or The Healthy Cooking Blog for more recipes and tips.
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