Healthy Pancakes for Pancake day – Paleo Vegan Gluten free options

It only comes round once a year – but that won’t stop me. I treat myself to pancakes at least every 2 weeks so these are recipes are a staple in my diet. Depending on what I want I tend to indulge in a different recipe each time. I am of course Vegan as of the past few months so new recipes have found their way into my inbox and onto my weekly menu.

If you don’t have any dietary restrictions, what’re you waiting for? You could take any of these amazing recipes and run wild with them! Even if you do suffer with intolerances and dietary issues, I have you covered.

– Vegan & Gluten free recipes are included!

American Style

Gluten-Free (Banana & Egg) . Click me for the full recipe.

Based on a traditional banana pancake, The Gluten-Free & Vegan pancake is made predominantly with banana. You can change the recipe from there either including a flour of your choice.This recipe was my first ‘big hit’ in blogging. It made it’s rounds on Pinterest & twitter like no other post somehow, with my caggy handed photography skills I managed to get something decent looking.  My mix for American style pancakes are somewhat similar to this recipe.


  • 1 Large Banana, Ripe
  • 200g Self raising flour, *
  • 1 Tsp Oil,
  • 1 Tsp Sugar,
  • Pinch of salt,
  • Optional: If you’re doubling the mixture and you’re not vegan you could add in an egg for a fluffier batter but that’s down to personal preference.


  • 1 Large Banana, Ripe
  • 1 Egg,
  • 4 TBSP Gluten-Free Flour*
  • 1 Tsp Oil,
  • 1 Tsp Sugar,
  • Pinch of salt,

The flour is optional but it does make them fluffier and more filling for a long day ahead. Flour of choice: I make my own oat flour (see below) but you could use Almond flour, Oat flour, Coconut, Rice being the most popular or you could use the ready made Gluten Free flours & pancake mixes.

The American pancakes are raised with egg for fluffiness but you could also add in a tsp of baking powder for an extra boost.

Don’t judge – this was my ‘I don’t know how to use a camera’ phase. – This actually tastes sweet and scrummy!

Squash-ed pancakes

Gluten-Free & Paleo ( Banana & Egg )

The begining of a traditional gluten-free pancake with a touch of squash! Very flat and definitely the most unforgiving of mixtures. It’s very thin mixture is an identifier of the gluten-free and paleo recipe, however you could easily turn these into more traditional pancakes.

Add a half cup of flour a half teaspoon of baking powder and a tablespoon of milk to make these fluffy and thick.

Oat pancakes

Gluten-Free & Vegan ( Banana &  Oat flour). Click me for the full recipe.

Not the most attractive pancake on the market – let’s face it. However, I make my own Oat milk (here’s how) and Oat flour so I have a lot of oat pulp floating around and managed to make something from it. This recipe lead me onto waffle batter and it really opens up a new market for pancakes and waffles for breakfast. Oat pancakes are more ‘heavy’ and thick so I tend to eat them as a savoury dish or with a tonne of sugar to give you that extra kick you need in the morning.

You can, of course, double the mixture and add an egg for a lighter batter that’s not vegan.

Waffles: Gluten-Free & Vegan ( Banana & Oat flour)

Ok ok, not a traditional pancake but who cares when they taste like heaven? You may have seen a few of these on my twitter feed & facebook over the past few months. I was given Belgian Waffle Maker as a present from my partner and I’ve gone completely insane eating them every few days. There’s just so much you can do with them!


  • 1 1/2 cup of oat flourWant more options for your pancake day? Whether gluten-free or vegan, I have all the healthiest options for your perfect pancake! Oh and waffles too!
  • 2 Eggs
  • 2 TSP oil
  • 2 TSP milk
  • 1/2 TSP baking powder
  • 2 TSP of sugar
  • 1 pinch of salt


  • 1 cup of oat flour
  • 2 TSP oil
  • 2 TSP milk
  • 1 TSP baking powder
  • 2 TSP of sugar
  • 1 pinch of salt

If you don’t have any dietary restrictions, what’re you waiting for? You could take any of these amazing recipes and run wild with them. If you do suffer with intolerances and dietary issues then I have that covered – Vegan & Gluten free recipes are included!

  I use cups as an American standard and also because we all have a 'mug' or large cup in our home. It keeps all measurements accurate to what you have in your house, as long as it's a similar size to a traditional 'cup' you should be fine with my bish-bash-bosh measurements. *Affiliate links included for your pleasure.


  1. 28th February 2017 / 1:52 pm

    Can’t wait to have pancakes tonight! I don’t have waffles often enough at all, definitely want to try this recipe 😀

  2. 27th February 2017 / 12:07 pm

    The only pancakes I like are the American style ones smothered in badness so I tend to avoid pancake day.

  3. 26th February 2017 / 4:20 am

    We absolutely LOVE pancakes! 😀 These are some really great twists to how I make them myself that I need to try now. 😀

    • 27th February 2017 / 1:27 pm

      Thank you! Have a great pancake day! 🙂

  4. 25th February 2017 / 8:49 pm

    I’ve wanted to try american style pancakes for so long! Maybe this year I will! Thank you!

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