I was recently talking to a colleague about sugar, specifically a chocolate cupcake, and how he believed that eating that cupcake was as bad for you as going outside and smoking 8 cigarettes. I would like to say he was exaggerating for effect, but I genuinely trust that is his belief! Whether it is true or not, it can not be disputed that refined sugar is, well, terrible for us.
My go to ‘treat’ breakfast is pancakes, but since I’m on a journey of trying to reduce sugar intake as much as possible I really wanted to try and find a healthier alternative. Enter banana pancakes. I have to say I was slightly sceptical on how these would turn out, mainly around the texture. As it happens they are super delish, plus refined sugar free, dairy free and flour free.