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Easy Banana Spinach Pancakes

Spinach Banana Pancakes stacked on plate with berries on top and beside stack

Looking to sneak some nutrients into your kiddos pancakes, or your own? If these delicious pancakes weren’t green, you’d never guess they’re loaded with wholesome ingredients, vitamins and nutrients. Give these banana spinach pancakes a shot. They are fluffy, flavourful, and everything you’re looking for in a pancake!

Spinach Banana Pancakes stacked in a plate with raspberries, blackberries, blueberries

When you’re trying to live a healthy lifestyle, that does not mean you can’t still enjoy the finer things in life! Like pancakes! A life without pancakes is a super sad one. I love pancakes, and so do my entire family. Needless to say, we make pancakes often! You may have noticed from the variety of pancake recipes I’ve shared so far. I guarantee there will be more to come! 🙂

So as I was saying. How to include pancakes into a well balanced, healthy lifestyle? EASY! Just add some veggies and use natural sweeteners. In this case, very ripe banana and a touch of maple syrup. Hello beautiful banana spinach pancakes! These pancakes are free from refined sugar, making them a healthier choice that you can feel good about. Now you can have your pancakes and eat them too! That’s a saying right?

To prepare these easy pancakes, toss all your ingredients into a high powered blender. I use my Vitamix. Then process until smooth, and heat your non stick griddle until very hot. Pour the batter directly from your blender spout to cook your pancakes.

Cook them for about 4-5 minutes on the first side. You will see several bubbles form. Then flip them and cook the other side until golden brown, about 3-5 more minutes.

Enjoy these scrumptious pancakes with fresh fruit and maple syrup. Or you may even enjoy plain! They’re that good! 🙂

Spinach Banana Pancakes

Spinach Banana Pancakes

Want more DELICIOUS pancake options containing wholesome ingredients?

Try my gluten free Blueberry Pancakes, or some fluffy and delicious Lemon Poppy Seed Pancakes, or these AMAZING Pumpkin Spice Pancakes.

Or if you want something really different, give these gluten free Lentil Spinach Pancakes a go! They are savoury, rather than sweet. They have TONS of protein and nutrients. They’re delicious, and the perfect pancake choice for dinner! Can you tell I love pancakes?? In this house, every day could be national pancake day. 🙂

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Spinach Banana Pancakes stacked on plate with berries on top and beside stack

Easy Banana Spinach Pancakes

Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American, French, Mediterranean
Keyword: refined sugar free, vegan
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 16 4" Pancakes
Banana spinach pancakes are easy to make and include healthy ingredients so you don't have to feel guilty about having pancakes for dinner!
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Ingredients

  • 1 cup unsweetened cashew milk or almond milk
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 large ripe banana
  • 2 tbsp ground flaxseed
  • 2 cups baby spinach
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour or spelt
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup

Instructions

  • Add all the ingredients to your blender and process on high speed until pureed.
  • Heat your nonstick griddle or large skillet (greasing first if necessary) and pour the batter directly from your blender spout onto your hot surface.
  • Cook for 4-5 minutes on one side. Then, flip and cook another 3-4 minutes until golden brown.
  • Serve your pancakes with maple syrup and/or fresh fruit and enjoy!
Serving: 1Pancake | Calories: 48kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 1g | Sodium: 14mg | Potassium: 90mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 355IU | Vitamin C: 1.7mg | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 0.5mg
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*Nutritional information is an estimate, calculated using online tools.

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14 Comments

    • rosa

      Hi Malini, since unsweetened plant milk is mostly water, the composition should be fine. I didn’t try with water but I think it should work. I’d love to hear how they turn out if you give it a go that way. 🙂

  1. Monica

    5 stars
    I love the idea of sneaking in a few extra veggies wherever I can. I have to give this a try, especially for St. Patrick’s Day – maybe that way I can convince my little guy that the green is just for the holiday! 🙂 Mom win for sure!

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