{Recipe} Life Fit Foods: Banana Pancake Bites, Cookie Dough Bites

There is no easier way in the meal prepping world to make your mark than to be on your meal prep game at the start of the week. Having recipes on hand that you already know are meal plan approved and approved by your family? Such a win, win! I think this recipe is going to be winners for you, and your family for sure.

Banana Pancake Bites

Servings: 12 (2 bites each)


1½ cups gluten-free all-purpose flour

1½ tsp. baking powder

½ tsp. sea salt (or Himalayan salt)

3 large ripe bananas

¼ cup melted coconut oil

1 large egg

3 Tbsp. pure maple syrup

1 tsp. pure vanilla extract


1. Preheat oven to 375° F. 

2. Coat mini-muffin tin with cooking spray. Set side. 

3. Combine flour, baking powder, and salt in a large mixing bowl; whisk to blend. Set aside. 4. Place bananas, coconut oil, egg, maple syrup, and extract in a blender; cover. Blend until smooth. 

5. Add dry mix to blender; cover. Blend until smooth and lumps are gone. 

6. Divide batter evenly among muffin cups. 

7. Bake 12 to 15 minutes, rotating once halfway through, until a toothpick inserted into center of muffin comes out clean. 

8. Serve immediately, or store refrigerated in an airtight container for up to 5 days.

Portion Fix Containers: 1 yellow, 1 tsp.

2B Mindset Plate It!: A great occasional treat or addition to a protein-packed breakfast!

This is a great recipe to double up for the week or bag and store in the freezer! Do you have a favorite meal prep tip?

I have one more mini recipe for you to enjoy! This one brings the deliciousness and childhood joy of taking a spoon to some cookie dough, without any unwanted judgment 😆 There’s a secret ingredient in there that I’m not sure you would guess, and I can’t wait to taste test to see if this one is too good to be true!

Cookie Dough Bites

Servings: 4 (3 bites each)


1 (15-oz.) can chickpeas (garbanzo beans), drained, rinsed

¼ cup peanut butter powder

3 Tbsp. dry rolled oats

2 Tbsp. unsweetened almond milk

2 tsp. pure vanilla extract

1 to 2 tsp. liquid monk fruit sweetener (or 1 to 2 packets powdered stevia)

¼ tsp. ground cinnamon

¼ tsp. sea salt (or Himalayan salt)

3 Tbsp. cacao nibs


1. Add chickpeas, peanut butter powder, oats, almond milk, extract, sweetener, cinnamon, and salt to a food processor; blend until smooth, scraping down sides as needed.

2. Transfer to a small mixing bowl. Add cacao nibs; stir to combine.

3. Roll into 12 balls, approx. 1½ inches each. Enjoy immediately, or store refrigerated in an airtight container for up to 4 days.

Portion Fix Containers: 1 yellow, 1 tsp.

2B Mindset Plate It!: A FFC or a great occasional treat! Be sure to track it!

What is your favorite cookie dough flavor?!

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