Healthier Banana Crepes {Recipe}

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Buckwheat Flour-Whole
  • 3 each Large Raw Egg White-Each
  • ½ cup Skim Milk
  • 3 oz-wt Apple Juice-Frozen Concentrate
  • 3 each Banana , peeled & sliced
  • 1 teaspoon Cinnamon-ground
  • ¼ teaspoon Cloves-Ground
  • 2 teaspoons Vanilla Extract
  • 1 teaspoon splenda
  • Pam non-stick spray

Directions

For the Banana filling

  • In a large hot skillet place banana.
  • When the banana starts to brown add remaining ingredients.
  • Cook until the liquid is gone and the bananas are golden brown.
  • Roll the banana filling inside crepe and serve warm.

For the Crepe

  • In a blender mix flour, egg white, milk & 2 tablespoons of apple juice concentrate until smooth.
  • Let batter sit for 10 minutes before cooking.
  • In a small omelet pan spray with Pam.
  • Ladle a small amount of batter to make a thin crepe.
  • When crepe starts to bubble slightly on the inside turn over.
  • Cook for 10 more seconds and lay out on a baking sheet.
  • Serve hot

(Recipe and image courtesy of Chef Anthony Stewart of the Pritikin Longevity Center.)

Quick Breakfast To Go: Banana Cinnamon Waffles {Recipe}

Photo credit: Patrick Onofre

Excerpted from Kitchenability 101: The College Student’s Guide to Easy, Healthy, and Delicious Food by Nisa Burns. Makes one serving.

Ingredients

  • 2 whole-grain toaster waffles
  • 2 tbsp peanut butter (or Nutella)
  • ½ banana
  • 1 tsp honey (or agave nectar)
  • ¼ tsp cinnamon

Directions

  • Toast the waffles to desired crispness.
  • Spread the peanut butter on one side of each waffle.
  • Slice the banana into ¼ inch rounds.
  • Place the banana and honey on one side of the waffle, and sprinkle with the cinnamon.
  • Close like a sandwich and enjoy.