3-Ingredient Healthy Banana Oatmeal Pancakes. This recipe is perfect for any morning when you are short on time, but still want a healthy and delicious breakfast. Banana pancakes are a quick and healthy breakfast option that pack in whole grains, fiber, and taste out of this world delicious. These banana oat pancakes are gluten-free, kid-friendly, and freezer-friendly!
How to Make Banana Oatmeal Pancakes (Healthy, Gluten-Free, and Easy!)
What Ingredients Are Needed to Make 3-Ingredient Banana Oatmeal Pancakes?
To make banana oatmeal pancakes, you will need the following ingredients: oat flour, eggs, and bananas.
How simple is that? Once you have them all gathered, you’re on your way to a healthy and easy breakfast.
How Do You Make Banana Oatmeal Pancakes?
Making banana oatmeal pancakes is simple. In a mixing bowl, combine oat flour, eggs, and banana. Stir until everything is well combined.
Cook your pancakes low and slow. Top with your favorite toppings of choice.
Banana Oatmeal Pancake Recipe (Easy 3-Ingredient Breakfast)
- 2 eggs
- 2/3 cup of oat flour
- 1 banana
- Mash the banana.
- Add the eggs and mix together.
- Stir in the oat flour.
- Heat a large frying pan and coat with non stick spray or coconut oil.
- Cook low and slow. When you notice little bubbles on top, flip the banana pancakes.
- Cook for an additional minute.
- Serve with more sliced bananas, pecans, and maple syrup. You can even try topping with some nut butter.
What are the Health Benefits of Eating Banana Oatmeal Pancakes?
Banana oatmeal pancakes are a healthy breakfast option that you can feel good about eating. These pancakes are high in fiber, providing 5 grams per serving, and are also a good source of protein, with 6 grams per serving. They are low in calories, with only 105 per serving, and you can add healthy mix-ins to these pancakes like ground flaxseed, protein powder and nut butter.
To make banana pancakes, you will need ripe bananas, eggs, and oats. Mash the banana with a fork. Whisk in the eggs, oats, salt and cinnamon until smooth. Add the peanut butter and swirl into the batter if you like! Then cook in a butter skillet over medium-low heat.
Are Banana Oatmeal Pancakes Gluten-Free?
Oats are naturally gluten-free, but not all brands of oat are certified gluten-free. This is because most oats are processed in facilities that also process wheat, barley, and rye. Cross-contamination can even happen in fields where wheat, rye, or barley are also present. Look for oats labeled and certified gluten-free. It is safest to use oats certified gluten-free.
Why are Banana Oatmeal Pancakes a Good Breakfast Choice?
Banana oatmeal pancakes are a good breakfast choice, because they contain gluten-free and healthy ingredients. The recipe also requires only three ingredients, bananas and oats, and eggs!
This is an excellent choice for people with gluten allergy, like celiac disease or a gluten intolerance, as it does not contain any wheat, barley or rye.
Bananas are rich in potassium and have a high content of dietary fiber that helps you feel full faster. Oat flour is good for you, because it contains fiber and lowers cholesterol.
Oat flour is also a good source of B vitamins, which are responsible for the metabolism in your body. Eggs contain high-quality protein that helps build muscles and lose weight.
Oats also contain soluble fiber, which lowers cholesterol levels in the blood. This is especially important for people with high cholesterol levels or at risk of cardiovascular diseases.
What Other Toppings Can Be Added to Banana Oatmeal Pancakes?
The most obvious choice is sliced bananas, maple syrup, and pecans. But, the possibilities are endless when it comes to toppings for banana oatmeal pancakes. Some popular options include:
- Sliced bananas
- Chocolate chips
- Shredded coconut
- Maple syrup
How Long Do Banana Oatmeal Pancakes Last?
You can store banana oatmeal pancakes in the refrigerator for up to 2 days. Reheat in a non-stick pan or griddle, covered with a little bit of coconut oil and warm maple syrup.
Can Banana Oatmeal Pancakes Be Frozen?
Yes! You can freeze pancakes for up to 3 months. To reheat, pop them in the microwave (without thawing) and heat on 50% power until warm. Or you can slowly warm them back up on a hot pan or griddle. These are perfect for meal prep.
Enjoy These Healthy Banana Oatmeal Pancakes!
If you make this mint 3-ingredient healthy pancake recipe for breakfast, let me know in the comment section below. I would also love to hear what you think. If you make these healthy pancakes, take a photo and tag me @Eat_Your_Nutrition on Instagram. I love seeing your photos. #EatYourNutrition #LauraVillanueva