Pineapple Banana Cake

Easy Grab-and-go Protein Snack

As a busy working mom, at least two out of six of my meals are in the form of a shake or a pre-made pancake, waffle or loaf. Being able to mix my macronutrients into one grab-and-go simple meal has been helpful in allowing me to maintain my healthy lifestyle while juggling my 2-year-old and newborn. Getting creative, just like with anything, is key to keeping you on track and excited!

I was in the mood for something a bit sweeter, so I picked up a pineapple and came up with this delicious grab-and-go alternative to my everyday protein pancake. One serving is a perfect snack or in-between meal and has just more than 200 calories, 8 grams of good monounsaturated fat, only 10 grams of digestible carbs, 18 grams of protein and 6 grams of fiber! This is the perfect in-between meal to keep you going and give you the added boost of higher glycemic carbs to get through your busy days. Give this one a try and let me know what you think!

Pineapple Banana Cake - Easy Grab-and-go Protein Snack

Pineapple Banana Cake


1 scoop vanilla protein powder
1/4 cup banana puree
2 egg whites
¼ cup diced pineapple
1/4 cup almond meal
2 tbsp coconut flour
2 tbsp unsweetened almond milk
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp sea salt


Mix well and bake at 350 for 30-35 minutes, until fully cooked.

Makes 2 servings.

Nutritional Information (per serving)
Calories: 235 calories
Fat: 8 grams
Saturated Fat: 1.5
Carbohydrates: 16 grams
Net Carbohydrates: 10 grams
Protein: 18 grams
Fiber: 6 grams
Sugar: 6 grams

Gina Aliotti

Gina Aliotti is a former IFBB Figure Pro, certified yoga instructor, health and fitness coach and owner of Gina Aliotti Fitness. Her passion is to inspire and motivate moms to get in the best shape with NO GYM necessary. Gina believes that we all have the same potential within us; it is a matter of what we do with that potential that makes all the difference. It is through her simplified approach to fitness that she helps to ignite that inner fire and help others tap into their ultimate potential. Find more of Gina on: Faceboook Gina's Website Instagram

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