Saturday 4 February 2023 Dublin: 3°C
# nutrition
The42's recipe book: Banana pancakes with cranberries
We’ve teamed up with FoodFlicker to take the hard work out of healthy eating with a series of tasty recipes designed to help you achieve your goals.

PANCAKES WITH TOPPINGS are almost always a winner for breakfast or even a pre-exercise snack — so this recipe doesn’t need to be reserved for just today!

Banana pancakes (2) Food Flicker Food Flicker

The great thing about pancakes is that you can make them to suit your needs, they can be high or low carbohydrate or you can even make protein rich pancakes.

These banana pancakes are super tasty while providing a source of protein, fibre, long lasting energy and lots of vitamins; making them great for exercise days or in preparation for exercise competition.

Great for:

  • Breakfast on training days
  • Slow release energy
  • Protein intake
  • Post workout recovery


  • 125g of porridge oats
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 bananas
  • 2 Tbsp. dried cranberries
  • 1 Tbsp. coconut oil for cooking
  • 1 Tbsp. dark chocolate chips or pieces
  • 1 Tbsp. ground flax seed
  • 1 Tbsp. baking powder
  • Pinch of cinnamon
  • Pinch of salt
  • 100ml milk
  • 150g Greek style yogurt to serve
  • Mixed berries to serve
  • 1 Tbsp. honey to serve


  1. To make the oats into a lighter softer texture add them to a food processor or blender and process them for a minute to a light powder like texture.
  2. Add in the rest of the dry ingredients and then the wet ingredients — the milk, honey, eggs and banana — and blend for a minute to a smooth texture.
  3. Stir in the cranberries at this point, and some blueberries too if you like.
  4. On a medium to high heat using a non-stick pan with coconut oil, cook pancakes for 2-3 minutes on each side or until bubbles start to form on the surface.
  5. Serve with yogurt, blueberries, strawberries and a sprinkle of cinnamon.

The42 has teamed up with FoodFlicker to bring you a series of tasty recipes to help you achieve your goals.

For more information and recipe ideas visit, or follow them on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram

The42 is on Instagram! Tap the button below on your phone to follow us!

Your Voice
Readers Comments
This is YOUR comments community. Stay civil, stay constructive, stay on topic. Please familiarise yourself with our comments policy here before taking part.
Leave a Comment

    Leave a commentcancel