The Best Healthy Pancakes on the Internet

We scoured the internet for the most delicious healthy pancake recipes and here they are! You just can’t beat healthy pancakes for breakfast, lunch or brinner.

You can have your pancakes and eat ’em too with these pancake recipes made with whole ingredients and no processed sugar.

The Best Healthy Pancake Recipes

Pancake Lovers Unite!

Here at Fit Foodie Finds, we LOVE pancakes. Whether you’re a weekday pancake fan or you love brunching with pancakes on the weekends, this pancake roundup is for you! Read on for healthy pancake recipes ranging from classic pancakes to vegan pancakes to sweet potato pancakes, and everything in between.

But first, let’s chat about what Fit Foodie Kitchen has in our pantry at all times.

Fit Foodie Finds Pancake Pantry Items

We like to have everything we need for healthy pancake recipes at all times, because who the heck knows when we will get a sudden craving for some pancakes, some flapjacks, los panqueques, or some bite-sized silver dollars. Am I right?!

One thing we have really strived for at FFF HQ is to make the perfect pancake, no matter what healthy pancake recipes we use. We have determined that making sure your pan is not too hot (be patient) and you don’t want your batter to be too thin / watery. As long as those two things are at the front of your mind while mixing up your batter, you are in pretty good shape!

The last (and maybe most important) aspect of the perfect pancake are the TOPPINGS. The toppings I place a top my sweet tower of cakes totally depends on my mood. I love mixing sweet + savory, so a little greek yogurt and some nuts tend to be my go-to. However, you just can’t go wrong with peanut butter, maple syrup, or some hemp seeds.

Before we send you off to the best pancake recipes on the internet, here’s a basic pancake recipe that you can keep on hand. Spruce this up with whatever you so choose, whether it’s peanut butter, fruit, or something as off the wall as breakfast sausage. Happy flipping, party people.

Recipe

Basic Healthy Pancake Recipe

In search of a go-to basic pancake recipe? Look no further! This healthy pancake recipe is delicious as-is, or spruce it up and add your favorite pureed fruit, nut butter, or even ground breakfast sausage. Bam! Breakfast dreams come true.

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
Author: Linley Richter
Yield: 12 pancakes 1x
Category: Breakfast
Method: Stove Top
Cuisine: American

Ingredients

Dry

  • 1.5 cups white whole wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt

Wet

  • 1 cup pureed fruit*
  • 2 eggs, large
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup milk of choice
  • 3 tablespoons coconut oil, melted

Instructions

  1. First, spray a large nonstick pan with coconut oil cooking spray (or butter) and heat to medium heat.
  2. Next, mix together dry ingredients in a medium-size bowl and set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk eggs together. Then, add vanilla and milk. Whisk until smooth.
  4. Slowly add dry ingredients to wet and mix.
  5. Finally, add in melted coconut oil and mix until smooth. If your batter feels too thin, add in a few tablespoons of flour and if it feels too thick, add in a few tablespoons of almond milk.
  6. Scoop a heaping 1/4 cup of the batter onto your pan and cook for 2-3 minutes on each side or until golden brown

Notes

*2 mashed bananas, sweet potato puree, applesauce, etc.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1/12
  • Calories: 117
  • Sugar: 3
  • Sodium: 51
  • Fat: 5
  • Carbohydrates: 15
  • Fiber: 3
  • Protein: 3

 

Cottage Cheese Protein Pancakes

Cottage Cheese Protein Pancakes for the win! Who’s with me? If you’re all about healthy pancakes and getting a protein boost at the same time then you will love this protein pancake recipe! They’re made with 100% ground oat flour, cottage cheese, and mashed banana.

Cottage cheese protein pancakes served with blueberries on a plate

Maple Breakfast Sausage Pancake Recipe

You can have your pancakes and your breakfast sausage at the same time with this Maple Breakfast Sausage Pancake Recipe. It is the perfect sweet and savory recipe for brunch on the weekends or a great meal-prep option for breakfast throughout the week.

Maple breakfast sausage pancakes on a plate with syrup poured over the stack.

Paleo Coconut Flour Pancakes

These Paleo Coconut Flour Pancakes are the best you’ll ever make! They’re made with just 4 main ingredients and a little coconut oil making them grain-free, dairy-free, and refined sugar free. A paleo pancake recipe that the kids will also enjoy.

Paleo Coconut Flour Pancakes

Super Simple Whole Wheat Vegan Pancakes

Can’t have eggs or dairy? No problem! Make these amazing Super Simple Whole Wheat Vegan Yogurt Pancakes for breakfast. You’ll sub a flax egg for eggs, almond milk for cow’s milk, and soy yogurt for dairy yogurt.

Super Simple Whole Wheat Vegan Pancakes

3-Ingredient Almond Flour Banana Pancakes

These 3 Ingredient Almond Flour Banana Pancakes are grain-free, dairy-free, and a super healthy way to start your day!

3-Ingredient Almond Flour Banana Pancakes

Sweet Potato Power Pancakes

Start your morning out right with these Sweet Potato Power Pancakes! They’re made with 100% oat flour and sweet potato puree and are packed with vitamin A and fiber so you’ll feel energized all day long.

Sweet Potato Power Pancakes

Whole Wheat Cornmeal Pancakes

Breakfast is served. These whole wheat cornmeal pancakes are easy, wholesome, and an excellent meal-prep recipe!

Whole Wheat Cornmeal Pancakes

Blender Lemon Blueberry Pancakes

Breakfast is served in under 15 minutes with this delicious (and dairy-free) Blender Lemon Blueberry Pancake recipe!

Blender Lemon Blueberry Pancakes

Grain-Free Pumpkin Pancakes

Get festive with your breakfast and make these delicious Paleo Pumpkin Pancakes that are grain-free, packed with pumpkin, and paleo-friendly!

Grain-Free Pumpkin Pancakes

Gluten-Free Apple Cinnamon Oat Pancakes

These Gluten-Free Apple Cinnamon Oat Pancakes are hearty and delish. They are made with 100% whole grains, no refined sugars, and real apple chunks!

Gluten-Free Apple Cinnamon Oat Pancakes

Whole Grain Banana Pancakes

Start your morning with a stack of 100% whole-grain, no sugar-added banana pancakes made with real ingredients. Don’t forget to top them with fresh fruit and Greek yogurt!

 Whole-Grain Banana Pancakes

Grain-Free Applesauce Pancakes

This delicious grain-free applesauce pancake recipe is not only a high-protein breakfast option but also it is gluten-free and paleo!

Grain-Free Applesauce Pancakes
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