4-Ingredient Pancakes – Delicious and healthy!


I saw the following pin on Pinterest.


It links to a recipe for pancakes made of bananas, eggs, and cinnamon.  I was completely skeptical, but decided to give it a try.  However, I upped mine to 4 ingredients by adding zucchini!  Anytime I can add a vegetable to a meal, I do.  Fruit is great, but vegetables are even better!  I also used nutmeg instead of cinnamon just because I prefer the taste of nutmeg over cinnamon.

So, as I said, I was completely skeptical, but once I whipped these up and actually took a bite, I was pleasantly surprised.  Do I think it tastes exactly like a regular pancake, no.  However, I think it tastes like a delicious pancake in itself (actually, it reminded me of a mixture of a pancake and a crepe), and that is good enough for me…especially since it’s WAY healthier than traditional pancakes.  I do think that if you added a small bit of coconut flour to these, they would resemble traditional pancakes even more, but these are quite tasty as is, so it’s up to you!


Ingredients: Makes about 4 pancakes

  • 2 eggs
  • 1 ripe banana, mashed
  • 1/2 cup of shredded zucchini
  • 1/4 tsp. nutmeg



1.) Mash your banana in a small bowl.  Peel your zucchini, then shred it.  Add 1/2 cup shredded zucchini to the mashed banana.  Add the two eggs and the nutmeg.


2.) Using a fork, stir the ingredients together until smooth.  Or you can put it all in a blender and do it that way.


3.) Lightly oil a frying pan with coconut oil or olive oil and place the frying pan on medium/low heat.  Measure out 1/3 cup of the batter and poor it into the frying pan.  Cook on one side till you are able to flip it (about 2-3 minutes).


4.) Flip to the other side and cook till cooked through (about 1-2 minutes).


5.) Transfer pancake to a plate.  Continue this process until all the batter is used up.  This should make about 4 pancakes.


Super easy, healthy and delicious!  Enjoy! 🙂

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