A Healthy Blueberry Banana Pancake Recipe

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As some of you know we are trying to eat healthier. My husband is diabetic and I am trying to lose more weight. He eats oatmeal for breakfast almost every morning. I really don’t know how he can eat the same thing over and over.

He loves blueberry pancakes and so do I, so I decided to create a healthy version of them.  Somewhere I read about using one banana and one egg to make pancakes, I was intrigued! We have removed white flour and sugar from most of our diet.

I started mixing things together and here is a great healthy recipe to start your day!

Lisa’s Blueberry Banana Pancakes
(Makes 4 small pancakes, 1 serving)
In mixer beat together:
1 Banana
1 Egg
1/2 tsp of Chia Seeds (Trader Joe’s)
1 TBS of Trader Joe’s Just Almond Meal®
1/4 tsp of cinnamon

Melt in pan:
2 tsp of Coconut Oil (Trader Joe’s)

Pour batter into heated pan and add fresh blueberries on top of each pancake, once one side is done flip. They are actually sweet enough that we do not use syrup, but you can drizzle some raw honey on top if you prefer a sweeter version.

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If you try the recipe let me know how you liked it. We shop at Trader Joe’s but I am sure you can find most of these ingredients at your local health food supermarket. When making for two people, I only used one banana, and doubled the rest of the ingredients.

Another healthy quick and easy breakfast we love is the Spinach Tomato Omelet, you can find the recipe here.

Enjoy!

photo by:
Lisa Ladrido (65 Posts)

Lisa is an R.N. Mom Blogger and the author of Mom Blogger Buzz. She writes about Social Media, Technology, Product Reviews, Blogging Tips, Travel, Family and Health. She and her husband live in the Seattle area. They have 5 sons, 4 grandchildren and 3 furry four legged children!


24 comments for “A Healthy Blueberry Banana Pancake Recipe

  1. July 24, 2014 at 8:45 AM

    Oh my goodness….those sound so delicious! I love pancakes…must admit, I don’t make them often, but I love them just the same.
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    • July 24, 2014 at 8:53 AM

      Once you get these ingredients it is pretty quick to make! I always feel more energy after eating them instead of the original versions of pancakes. Thanks Mitzi!
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  3. Robin (Masshole Mommy)
    August 19, 2014 at 6:08 AM

    Blueberry pancakes are my all time favorite. I love your recipe and will definitely have to try it soon!

  4. August 19, 2014 at 8:55 AM

    Blueberries, bananas and pancakes – YUM! Will definitely have to try these!
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  5. Tim
    August 19, 2014 at 10:46 AM

    That is the best photo of food I have seen today and it’s breakfast time :) In my world there is not much better than a blueberry pancake and throw some banana and syrup in the mix and I’m in heaven.
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  6. August 19, 2014 at 10:56 AM

    These look mouthwateringly good. I never thought to add chia seeds. I will give this a try with my kids and see what they say. Thanks for sharing.
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  7. August 19, 2014 at 1:01 PM

    This sounds delic! Your front photo is beautiful .. I love it. Good job..I am not a blueberry fan but maybe I could do this.

  8. August 19, 2014 at 1:24 PM

    I must say that pancakes is one of my favorite foods. These look great.
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  9. August 19, 2014 at 2:49 PM

    YUMMY! What a fun breakfast idea. Would love to try.
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  10. August 19, 2014 at 3:04 PM

    how yummy I adore blueberry pancakes. These are one of my favorite things.
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  11. August 19, 2014 at 3:30 PM

    This looks YUM YUM. I would have to skip the egg because I’m vegan, but looks like a trip to Trader Joe’s is in my near future.
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  12. August 19, 2014 at 3:41 PM

    This is perfect for my son, we make his pancakes with almond meal and bananas all the time. He’s on the Gaps diet, so he cant’ have most grains, this looks delicious.

  13. August 19, 2014 at 8:08 PM

    I need to lose a few pounds after this summer. Frig. I have blogger butt. That picture makes the food look amazing!
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  14. maria
    August 20, 2014 at 4:53 AM

    Looks delish!! My family would love this on a sunday morning. Going to try it out this weekend.

  15. August 20, 2014 at 5:53 AM

    I make blueberry pancakes all the time, never actually thought to add banana in there also. That sounds yummy
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  16. August 20, 2014 at 6:47 PM

    I love blueberry pancakes, and banana pancakes. I think this may be the perfect match.
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  17. Amanda McMahon
    August 20, 2014 at 8:47 PM

    Looks like a great way to get more health into every day foods.

  18. August 21, 2014 at 2:15 PM

    I love blueberry pancakes! They remind me of when I was a little girl and my grandmother would make them for us!
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    What a lovely pancake – has a smile on it, haha! So creative – and it looks yummy too!
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