Sunday morning doesn’t seem complete without pancakes. But, if you’re avoiding most grains or dairy products, you might be thinking pancakes are on your no-no list. Never fear! Sunday breakfast is back and better than ever with these banana pancakes that are low FODMAP and GAPS diet, SCD and Paleo diet friendly!
Many people are following specific dietary protocols that only allow for specific ingredients. Let’s review how to modify this recipe to comply with some of the more popular diets for gastrointestinal health:
Tweak the Recipe:
- GAPS diet – Make this recipe as outlined below, but skip the maple syrup and drizzle with raw honey instead
- Paleo Diet – Make this recipe as outlined below, no changes necessary
- Specific Carbohydrate Diet – Make this recipe as outlined below, but skip the maple syrup and drizzle with raw honey instead
How to make Low FODMAP banana pancakes:
These pancakes are delicious and easy to make. With only 4 ingredients, you’ll definitely be adding these to your recipe file! They have a delicate, crepe-like consistency, so try rolling them up like a crepe.
Start by mashing one large soft banana with a fork. Then mix in eggs, cinnamon and vanilla. After heating your griddle, drizzle a bit of olive oil and cook the mixture until slightly browned on each side.
After you plate the pancakes, you can add a drizzle of pure maple syrup, honey, or other sweetener (including fruit jam).
This recipe makes 1 serving.
Per serving: 278 calories, 30g carb, 14g protein, 12g fat, 4g fiber
- 1 large ripe banana, mashed
- 2 large eggs
- 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
- ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
- Oil (for cooking)
- Maple Syrup (optional)
- Mix together the eggs, mashed banana, vanilla and cinnamon in a medium bowl.
- Add medium-heat to your griddle or frying pan. Drizzle with oil.
- Pour ⅓ of the pancake mixture into the pan. Once it bubbles, flip it over and cook other side until slightly browned. Cook the rest of the pancake mixture.
- Drizzle pancakes with pure maple syrup or raw honey.
- Per serving: 278 calories, 30g carb, 14g protein, 12g fat, 4g fiber