A nutritious and delicious breakfast, this recipe for banana pancakes includes wheat germ, which is a concentrated source of essential nutrients like folic acid, thiamin, phosphorus, magnesium, and zinc, as well as essential fatty acids, and a good source of fiber.
1 cup all purpose flour
½ cup wheat germ
1 teaspoon baking powder
½ teaspoon salt
2 eggs (well beaten)
1 ½ cups milk
½ cup mashed bananas (about 1 large banana)
1. In a mixing bowl, blend the flour, wheat germ, baking powder, and salt.
2. In a separate bowl, combine the eggs, milk, and bananas. Add the flour mixture, a little at a time, to the egg mixture, until just blended.
3. Heat a skillet or griddle and spray with olive oil. Pour 1/3 cup of the batter into the prepared skillet and cook until the edges are golden and the top is bubbly. Turn with a spatula and cook the opposite side until golden.