How To Make Banana Pancakes

In this house, we LOVE pancakes! There was a while when the first thing Anniston would ask for every single morning was pancakes (or as she calls them “can-cakes”)… In the past I’ve tried dozens of pancake recipes- both homemade and store-bought mixes, searching for a healthy alternative to this wonderful breakfast item.

I think I finally found the pancake recipe I’ve been searching for. Healthy banana pancakes- and they are 21 Day Fix approved! Not only that, but on 21-day fix, 1 pancake is considered a full yellow serving, but with these, you can eat 3 pancakes for ½ a yellow, ½ a red, and ½ purple serving- so you more bang for your buck, plus get fruit and protein in there too!

Oh did I mention they were delicious???

How To Make Banana Pancakes

How To Make Banana Pancakes
How To Make Banana Pancakes


*Makes 6 pancakes.
Fix Portions (for 3 pancakes):  1/4 yellow, ½ red, 1 purple

  • 2 eggs
  • 1 banana
  • 3/4 cup oats
  •       ½  cup unsweetened applesauce (I use a 4oz applesauce cup)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp cinnamon


  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender and puree until smooth (about 30 seconds)
  2. Pour onto a lightly greased griddle or griddle pan (I use a very small amount of real, unsalted butter)
  3. Cook until lightly brown on both sides
  4. Drizzle with 1 tsp of 100% pure maple syrup (optional- my daughter eats them plain and loves them- I’ve made them 2 days in a row!)

    Add your favorite fruit (blueberries, strawberries, peaches, etc) or dark chocolate chips to the batter when the pancakes are on the griddle for an extra “sweet” start to your morning!

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