Everyone loves pancakes, in America they are somewhat of a staple food in most households.
While pancakes are great for breakfast the commercial pancake mixes however are loaded with processed sugar, gluten, hydrogenated fats and bleached white flour.
You can avoid commercial pancake mixes by making your own pancakes at home today involving the use of two ingredients.
The ingredients include eggs and bananas.
What Are The Health Benefits Of Eggs?
Eggs are packed full of vitamins and minerals and are highly nutritious.
These nutrients include the following;
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin B2
- Vitamin B5
- Vitamin B12
- Omega-3 fatty acids
The omega-3fatty acids in eggs help with weight loss as well as the reduction of inflammation.
It will also increase the HDL cholesterol which is good cholesterol in the body and can help curb cardiovascular problems.
The common practice for a lot of people is to eat just the egg white of eggs only as they believe that egg yolk can make you gain weight.
However, studies have shown that this is far from the truth as eating eggs has little or no consequence on the body’s cholesterol level.
What Of The Health Benefits Of Bananas?
This fruit is highly nutritious as well as being delicious. It can be included in a number of meals and recipes and this makes it very versatile, it is especially great for giving pancakes a decent shape and form.
Bananas are rich in dietary fiber and antioxidants. The nutrients in bananas include the following;
- Net carbs
- Vitamin C
- Vitamin B6
Bananas are rich in dietary fiber and it essentially has two fibers namely; resistant starch and pectin. These fibers make bananas effective in regulating blood sugar levels and also giving the feeling of satiety and curbing those cravings you may have. The potassium in bananas also helps to lower blood pressure as well.
The Egg-Banana Pancake Recipe
- Ripe banana (mashed) — 1/2 cup
- Eggs — 2
- Get a bowl and place the eggs and bananas in it and mix very well.
- Put about 1/4 of the mixture on a pan and then on a stove and heat using medium heat.
- Flip the pancake once it starts bubbling and cook the other side if it.
- You should continue to cook this way until you have emptied the bowl of the egg-banana mixture.
- This recipe should give you between 4 and 5 pancakes.
This pancake recipe will help you lose weight and it is great for your cardiovascular condition.