Banana recipes – nature’s energy food!

by Lauren James on January 15, 2014

Banana Chia Pudding – a great snack or dessert for days you do more activity (or make 8 portions for a regular snack!)

Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 1 ripe banana
  • 1 cup chia seeds (Black preferred as higher in protein)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 300ml unsweetened almond milk
  • 300ml water

Method:

Mash banana well, add chia seeds, vanilla and cinnamon and stir until well combined.

Add water and almond milk and stir thoroughly – place in fridge for a minimum of 2-3 hours, however overnight is best!

Nutrition Facts:

Per serve:  343 Calories; 19.4g Total Fat  (1.9g Saturated Fat); 34.5g Carbohydrates (6.9g Sugar); 10.5g Protein; 1.3g Dietary Fibre.

 

Banana Pancakes

Serves 1

Ingredients:

2 Eggs (1 whole, 1 egg white)

1 tbs Plain Greek Yoghurt

½ Banana (Mashed)

½ tsp nutmeg and cinnamon

1 tsp Honey or Agave Syrup

1-2 tbs Berries (fresh or frozen)

Extra-1 tbs Plain greek yoghurt for serving

Method:

Whisk eggs and yoghurt together until light and fluffy.  Mix in banana, spices until blended well.  Pour prepared batter mix in a pre-heated pan (use either non stick pan or spray olive oil or rice bran oil).

Makes 1 large pancake or 2 small pikelets.  Serve with some fresh berries, yoghurt and a drizzle of honey or agave syrup.

Nutrition Information:  Per serve (Including toppings):  252 Calories; 8.05g Total Fat  (3.3g Saturated Fat); 32.25g Carbohydrates (26.5g Sugar); 15.65g Protein; 1.75g Dietary Fibre.

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