American-style Pineapple & Banana Protein Pancakes

Last Updated 18th October 2019

No matter what side of the fence you sit on in the pineapple-on-pizza debate (and let’s not argue that NOW), we can all agree that pineapple is an ideal addition to breakfast. Our recipe for American Style Pineapple and Banana Pancakes will cure all of your sweet tooth cravings whilst giving you a dose of protein with Nutribuddy High-Protein Sculpting Shake mix included. Yee-ha!

The Americans love some sweetness and you’ll adore this too. It seems a real treat because of the flavours but it’s genuinely a healthy breakfast, so you can enjoy it totally guilt-free.

pineapple and banana protein pancakes

Pineapple & Banana Protein Pancakes

Prep time: 10 minutes | Cook time: 10 minutes | Serves: 1 | Vegetarian

Ingredients

- 25g pineapple, chopped
- 1 banana, sliced
- 25g self-raising flour
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 15g Nutribuddy High-Protein Sculpting Shake
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- 1 tsp agave/honey
- 1 egg
- 75ml coconut milk
- 1 tsp coconut oil
- 1 tbsp Greek yogurt and 1 tsp agave, to serve

Method

1. Tip the flour, baking powder, Sculpting Protein, cinnamon and agave into a bowl and mix well.

2. Make a well into the centre of the mixture and crack in the egg. Gradually mix the egg into the flour, adding the milk.

3. Stir in the pineapple and banana. Heat coconut oil in a frying pan, add the batter, well apart to allow the pancake to spread. When bubbles appear on the surface, flip the pancake over and cook until light golden.

4. Cook all the pancakes and keep them warm. Serve pancakes with a spoonful of yoghurt and a little agave poured over.

Nutritional Values

Typical Nutritional Values Per Serving
Energy kj 2497
Energy kcal 596
Fat (g) 27
of which saturates (g) 19
Carbohydrates (g) 60
of which sugars (g) 33
Fibre (g) 7
Protein (g) 24
Salt (g) 0.68
Nutrient Breakdown Per 100g
Minerals & Trace Elements
Sodium (mg) 75
Potassium (mg) 209
Chloride (mg) 95
Calcium (mg) 78
Phosphorus (mg) 104
Magnesium (mg) 22.5
Iron (mg) 1.9
Zinc (mg) 0.51
Copper (mg) 0.1
Manganese (mg) 0.48
Selenium (ug) 1.6
Iodine (ug) 10.6
Vitamins
Vitamin A (ret eq) (ug) 1.6
Retinol (ug) 0.12
Carotene (ug) 7.3
Vitamin D (ug) 0.52
Vitamin E (mg) 0.22
Vitamin K 1 (ug) 0.29
Thiamin (B1 ) (mg) 0.08
Riboflavin (B2 ) (mg) 0.13
Niacin total(B3 ) (mg) 1.2
Niacin (mg) 0.44
Tryptophan (mg) 40
Pantothenic Acid (B5) (mg) 0.23
Vitamin B 6 (mg) 0.13
Folates (B9) Total (ug) 11.9
Vitamin B 12 (ug) 0.14
Biotin (B7) (ug) 2
Vitamin C (mg) 4.9

Whether you’re spending your morning sat in a diner looking up at the Hollywood sign or, more likely, running around in a light sweat trying to remember everything for the day ahead, you can savour some American sweetness first thing with these gorgeous pancakes.

They’re easy enough to make and once you’ve got the hang of them they’ll get quicker and quicker to prep. Play around with other exotic fruits as they come into season to switch up on taste combinations and enjoy fruit as freshly as you can. Sure, the base recipe is American but try things differently if you fancy: where in the world will they take you?


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The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Nutribuddy Ltd.

Author Bio!

Post by Lex

I’m a full-time Marketing Manager and Copywriter but also a qualified yoga teacher and keen runner; so I know a thing or two about maintaining a healthy lifestyle with a good dose of fitness! My previous roles include marketing and social media for the likes of the household names including the Cabinet Office and Aviva. Outside of work, I’m a Mum, passionate social rights campaigner and bookworm.