- Recommended for: Diarrhea, Nausea/Vomiting, High Protein, Taste Changes, Difficulty Swallowing
- Serves 2 (2 pancakes per serving)
- Provides 300calories, 10 g protein per serving
Banana Oatmeal Protein Pancakes
- 1/2 cup ground oats or oat flour
- 2 bananas, mashed
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
- 1/3 cup liquid egg whites or 6 large egg whites
- Splash of almond, rice, or soy milk (or cow’s milk if you can tolerate)
- Ground cinnamon, to taste
- Cooking spray or vegetable oil
- 1 cup frozen berries
- 2 Tbsp pure maple syrup
- In a bowl, mix together mashed bananas, egg whites, vanilla, and milk until smooth.
- In a separate bowl, combine ground oats or oat flour with cinnamon.
- Pour liquid mixture over the oat mixture, stir until batter forms.
- Heat pan or skillet and coat with cooking spray or vegetable oil. Pour ¼ of the batter onto the pan, and cook until bubbles appear on the surface. Flip over with a spatula, and cook until the other side is browned.
- Remove from heat and set aside.
- In a separate saucepan, combine maple syrup and frozen berries. Heat until warm. Pour mixture over pancakes and serve.
- Bananas and oats are rich in soluble fiber, which can help to regulate bowel function if you are experiencing diarrhea or constipation.
- These delicious pancakes are a soft texture, and combined with a moist fruit syrup, can be a great meal or snack option if you have dysphagia (difficulty swallowing).
Recipe provided by MGH Cancer Center Dietitians