18 Jun

Super skinny blueberry pankcakes

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Operation beach body is in full swing and this recipe (suggested to me by a lovely reader Jules) is the perfect weekend breakfast ‘treat’.  Packed with protein and other healthy stuff but still with the illusion of naughtiness?  I’m in.  The husband deemed them ‘awesome’ and I’d say although you’ll not be fooled, they’re a darn good alternative.

I sprinkled some cinnamon on mine, a tip I picked up at the weekend, as cinnamon is known to increase metabolism for a short period after eating – perfect as pre workout fuel, helping you burn a few more calories – hey, every little helps right?  The husband went for a smear of peanut butter on his which looked pretty darn good and is also a great source of protein and healthy fats.

This recipe serves 2 making 3 pancakes each but, you know what, you could go right ahead and eat the whole batch yourself and your jeans are still gonna fit!

Super skinny blueberry pancakes
(serves 2)

1 large ripe banana, mashed
2 medium free range eggs
1/2 tsp butter (or low cal. spray)

1 cup blueberries


Whisk the eggs with until frothy before beating in the mashed banana. 

Heat a good non-stick fry pan on medium and add the butter or low cal. spray.  Spoon the pancake mix onto the pan.  They should spread as normal pancakes would to a circle a little larger than the palm of your hand.  Sprinkle approx. 8 blueberries onto each pancake.  Cook for 2-3 minutes.

Now you flipping skills come into play.  Get under them fast and flip – remember they don’t have the structural integrity of a regular pancake so any hesitation is potentially disastrous.

Cook for a couple of minutes on the other side until pancake appears cooked through and lightly browned to the outside.  Save those bad boys with your super quick spatula skills and serve up with another handful of fresh blueberries.

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Posted in eats & drinks | 23 Comments, go on leave another


  1. Mica Posted 18 Jun at 10:14 am

    Yum they look and sound so tasty! I love how they have so much banana too, my fave fruit! 🙂

    Away From Blue

    • Thankfifi Posted 18 Jun at 5:46 pm

      You’d love them if you love banana Mica!

  2. Roz Posted 18 Jun at 10:48 am

    These look fabulous! I’m making them on Saturday 🙂

    • Thankfifi Posted 18 Jun at 5:46 pm

      Tweet and me tell me how you like them!

  3. Meghan Posted 18 Jun at 2:06 pm

    I can’t believe there’s no flour in it , I have to try this .

    Meghan Silva’s Blog

    • Thankfifi Posted 18 Jun at 5:47 pm

      I know – and they’re still quite filling because of the egg

  4. Yellow Rose Posted 18 Jun at 5:10 pm

    Wow! How easy! Why didn’t I think of that? (Or anybody else, for that matter….) ‘Thanks, Fifi!’ (lol)

    • Thankfifi Posted 18 Jun at 5:47 pm

      ha! actually I can’t take credit, they’ve been done before many times on the web, but never by me before!

  5. Liana Posted 18 Jun at 6:32 pm

    Yummy AND healthy, what more could one ask?! ^^ Thank you for sharing my dear!! <333
    Liana x

    • Thankfifi Posted 18 Jun at 6:37 pm

      my pleasure – sure you will love it 🙂

  6. adore to adorn Posted 18 Jun at 6:34 pm

    totally trying to get beach ready too. Thanks for sharing this recipe!! Woo!

    • Thankfifi Posted 18 Jun at 6:37 pm

      every little helps!

  7. Jules Posted 18 Jun at 10:52 pm

    Yay!! So excited you loved this!! They’re really tasty, right? You almost forget it’s healthy!

    Jules of Canines & Couture

    • Thankfifi Posted 19 Jun at 3:32 pm

      thanks so much for sharing the recipe with me and yes, really tasty 🙂

  8. jackie Posted 19 Jun at 12:51 am

    what a cool recipe – will have to try this out (except my spatula skills aren’t so hot!) – found you through jules’ blog 🙂
    — jackie @ jade and oak

    • Thankfifi Posted 19 Jun at 3:33 pm

      oooh, need to work on the spatula skills – at least it give you an excuse to try them more than once!

  9. Kassy Posted 19 Jun at 3:27 am

    YUM! I’ve seen a few recipes with similar ingredients and am yet to commit to trying it. These photos are beautiful! So today is the day I give it a go! THANKS!

    • Thankfifi Posted 19 Jun at 3:34 pm

      let me know how they turn out kassy

  10. Cristina Posted 19 Jun at 1:08 pm

    Just tried this with nectarines insead of blueberries and i love it!
    I linked you on my blog x

    • Thankfifi Posted 19 Jun at 3:35 pm

      oooh, yum! will be trying that

  11. Helen McEwan Posted 19 Jun at 7:09 pm

    Just had these little gems for dinner, they were so filling and totally scrummy

    • Thankfifi Posted 21 Jun at 8:56 am

      so glad you enjoyed them helen!

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