Bananas are an excellent source of potassium, a mineral that is essential for heart health, especially blood pressure.


2 Large ripe bananas
2 large eggs
Light olive oil spray

Optional extras

Mixed seeds
1 tbsp raisins, chopped dried apricots
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
1tbsp dark chocolate chips


Place the bananas in a bowl and mash with a fork, then whisk in the eggs and combine well. Stir in a combination of your choice of seeds, dried fruit, cinnamon and chocolate.

Heat a nonstick pan and spray with a little olive oil. Add small scoops of mixture to the pan, enough to make pancakes about 8cm across.

Cook for about 3 minutes each side until golden and just cooked through.

Try this…

Serve the pancakes warm with:

Fresh orange segments, natural yoghurt and grated orange or
A drizzle of maple syrup and chopped papaya or
Grated coconut and chopped mango