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Banana Pancakes from Mariella’s Kitchen

Banana Pancakes from Mariella’s Kitchen

Banana Pancakes from Mariella’s Kitchen

Trek SA Ambassador, Triathlete and Dietitian Mariella Sawyer has winning recipes for success and Banana pancakes.

This is a great meal to make after a good indoor session. And seeing that we can no longer pop into the store for banana bread, we may as well make our own version of a delicious breakfast.

It’s packed with good nutrition, being a great source of carbohydrates and protein as well as healthy fats and several other micronutrients to help you get that recovery process going!

Bowl with banana pancakes topped with seeds, banana slices and peanut butter

Home made

Ingredients (makes roughly 4 medium pancakes)
• 1 cup blended oats
• 2tsp cinnamon
• 1/2 cup milk
• 2 eggs
• 1 tsp vanilla essence
• 1 banana

Toppings (optional)
• Seeds
• Nuts
• Peanut butter

Mixing ingredients for banana pancakes

Add in the wet ingredients (except for the banana) and stir together until combined.

Method
1. Stir all the dry ingredients together.
2. Add in the wet ingredients (except for the banana) and stir together until combined.
3. Heat up a medium sized pan and spoon in a large spoon size of pancake mixture.
4. Finely slice the banana and place 5 slices on top.
5. Flip the pancake once one side is cooked.
6. Top off with peanut butter and some nuts and seeds or whatever else you heart desires 😀
Tip: heat up the peanut butter in the microwave to turn it into a sauce like texture!

Skillet on stove with banana pancake mixture being poured in

©️Kevin Sawyer

Mariella Sawyer Athlete Bio

Mariella Sawyer

Mariella Sawyer is a registered dietitian and professional triathlete that has lived up to Some big goals she set for herself, coming second at her Pro debut race at Ironman 70.3 Japan 2019, which qualified her for Ironman 70.3 world champs. Mariella seeks to step up to full Ironman distance in the near future and to line up at more international races and to make a name for herself in 2020.

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