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Paleo banana and blueberry pancakes

  • Serves 2 (6 pancakes)

It’s always worth making the time for pancakes! These divine American-style gluten-free Paleo Banana and Blueberry Pancakes are light, fluffy and packed with protein, healthy fats, potassium and vitamin C. They’re perfect for post-workout muscle recovery. Read on for our nutritionist, Kate Percy's recipe...

Paleo Pancakes

Have a go at these classic, fluffy pancakes, perfect for a lazy Sunday brunch or hearty pre-training brekkie. They’re also gluten-free so eascy on the stomach and bursting with nutrients and flavour.

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Ingredients

  • coconut flour 1tbsp
  • ground almonds 2tbsp
  • golden ground flaxseed 1tbsp
  • baking powder 1tsp
  • pinch of salt
  • coconut sugar 1tsp, (optional)
  • baking powder 1tsp
  • egg 1, separated
  • egg 1, beated
  • vanilla essence
  • ripe banana 1, mashed
  • blueberries 100g
  • knob of butter or coconut oil
  • banana 1, to serve
  • blueberries to serve
  • maple syrup to serve

Method

  • Step 1

    In a small bowl, whisk the egg white until stiff. In another bowl, combine the dry ingredients.

  • Step 2

    Add the beaten egg plus the remaining egg yolk, vanilla and the blueberries. Fold in the egg white.

  • Step 3

    Heat a pan and melt a knob of butter. Cook 3–4 pancakes at a time. Cook for 1 or 2mins, then flip over and cook for the same time. Serve with toppings.

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