Healthy (& very tasty) Vegan Pancakes

Serves: 2

Healthy (& very tasty) Vegan Pancakes

These pancakes are not only healthy but they contain protein and provide a great way to use any leftover cooked grains you might have. Top with natural (vegan) yoghurt and berries and they make the perfect breakfast treat 🙂 

Ingredients: 

  • 120g/1 cup plain flour or use wholemeal if you want to go super-healthy 
  • 50g/¼ cup cooked quinoa or other cooked grains that you have leftover
  • 25g/¼ cup of quick-cook oats (eg Quaker) 
  • Pinch of salt 
  • 1 level tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • ½ tsp cinnamon (optional) 
  • 1 tsp ground flaxseed
  • 150ml/¾ cup plant milk of your choice
  • 30ml/⅛ cup vegan syrup eg agave or maple
  • 1 tsp lemon juice (fresh or bottled) 
  • Oil or vegan spread for frying 

Optional Decoration

  • Vegan natural yoghurt, vegan syrup, berries, mint, mixed seeds, banana, hemp seeds, cacao nibs, lemon juice, gojis, mixed chopped nuts, vegan cream. 

Method: 

  1. Combine all of the ingredients together in a large mixing bowl and stir thoroughly but gently. 
  2. Heat a small amount of oil or spread in a medium-sized frying pan on a medium heat. 
  3. Add around 3 tablespoons of batter to the pan to create one pancake. 
  4. Fry on each side until golden. 
  5. Repeat this stage until all the batter is used up. 
  6. Serve with all the good stuff and enjoy!

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