Healthy Oatmeal Pancakes with a Berry Compote

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Lazy Sunday mornings are perfect for pancake making. It’s become a little ritual between my boyfriend and me to have pancakes almost every Sunday. In fairness, we’d both happily eat them every morning if we had the time.

Although weekends are perfect for letting go a little and eating something less healthy, treating the entire weekend like that will have a negative impact on your health and (if you have them), weight loss goals.

So, I have pinched this recipe from My Fitness Pal and created my own healthy topping.

These pancakes are pretty good- they aren’t like standard pancakes, slightly heavier but still good and a lot more filling in my opinion.

They are almost sugar free; I managed to make 9 pancakes altogether-with 1tbsp of sugar in total, per pancake thats pretty much only a tiny smidge of sugar. You could also replace the butter with vegan butter and make it dairy free.

Ingredients:

  • 1.1 ounces all-purpose flour (1/4 cup)
  • 1 cup oats
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup non dairy milk
  • 2 tablespoons vegan butter, melted
  • 1 large egg (use Orgran egg replacer
  • Oil/butter for pan

For the Compote

  • 1/2 cup natural yoghurt almond/coconut/soy
  • 1/2 frozen berries
  • 1/2 small banana

Method:

Preheat oven to 150 degrees c

Combine the first 7 ingredients in a medium bowl, stirring with a whisk.
Combine milk, butter, and egg in a small bowl. Add to flour mixture, stirring just until moist.
Heat a nonstick griddle over medium heat (can use frying pan). Coat pan with oil/butter. Spoon about
2 1/2 tablespoons batter per pancake onto griddle. Turn pancakes over when tops are covered with bubbles; cook until bottoms are lightly browned.

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Lemon and Poppyseed Pancakes with Strawberry Puree

Poppyseed Pancakes

So this is one of my new favourite pancake recipes. I LOVE pancakes- it’s become a Sunday/Weekend tradition for my boyfriend and me to treat ourselves and have pancakes. This recipe isn’t one of my most healthy, but it also isn’t that unhealthy, especially if you make it with my strawberry puree instead of adding sugar or maple syrup.

I pinched this recipe from a lovely website lecremedelacrumb

So these are her wonderful words of wisdom (a little edited by me to add in my puree) 🙂

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Mini Pancakes and Fruit Kebab Recipe

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Pancake Day!

Pancake day is probably one of my favourite days of the year because you have the perfect excuse to make pancakes (duh). So I racked my brain to try and think of some healthy versions of the well loved pancake. Now pancakes on their own aren’t actually that unhealthy, it’s more about what goes ON them that can be unhealthy.

I have found a new pancake recipe here guys, I love it. They are really cute little pancakes and they taste amazeballs with the fruit and a little chocolate. Also because they are mini, the calories are practically non-existent. They are also great to make with your kids, they can add whatever fruit they fancy.

If you make mini versions, this recipe will literally give you a bazillion pancakes, if you want normal sized ones, you will make about 8-10 depending on size.

If you want to make them protein pancakes, add a couple scoops of protein powder into your batter.

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