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12 Healthy and Creative Pancake Recipes

Breakfast for dinner, anyone?

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12 Healthy and Creative Pancake Recipes

Rejoice—it's National Pancake Day! Celebrate with one of these delicious (and surprisingly healthy) pancake recipes.

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1. Beet Pancakes with Cherry Sauce

Have your smelling salts ready, because these pink pancakes are totally swoon worthy.

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2. Thyme, Tomato, and Corn Pancakes

Yes, savoury pancake recipes do exist. And the results are pretty darn delicious!

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3. Teff Waffles with Rhubarb-Strawberry Sauce

The batter for these waffles works equally well for pancakes, and they’re made complete with a fruity sauce drizzled over top. Get ready for a little taste of breakfast heaven.

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4. Buckwheat Waffles or Pancakes

Buckwheat flour is the innovative base for this simple pancake recipe, which will also satisfy both waffle and pancake fans.

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5. Zucchini Ricotta Pancakes

You might think that zucchini doesn’t belong in pancakes, but it adds green goodness and subtle flavour to these ones. Ricotta, another surprise ingredient, creates a creamy centre similar to custard.

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6. Banana Pancakes

These fluffy pancakes would make for a tantalizing weekend treat, with bananas adding a touch of extra sweetness to the mix.

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7. Wild Rice Oat Pancakes with Blueberry Sauce

Want your breakfast to have a bit more substance? These pancakes are filling and chewy thanks to the addition of wild rice and ground oats.

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8. Sweet Potato Pancake Stacks

Sure, you can eat these elegant pancake stacks for breakfast or brunch. But we think that they’re equally great for a light breakfast dinner.

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9. Squash Walnut Pancake Muffins

“Pancake muffins” just sounds delicious, doesn’t it? This hybrid creation features a warm squash, apple, and maple syrup topping.

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10. Zack’s Healthy Pancakes

For kids (or adults who are kids at heart), these pancakes are a healthy and simple breakfast. Feel free to top them with a smiley face made out of fruit.

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11. Dosas (Savoury Indian Pancakes)

Dosas, fermented crepes made with rice and lentils, are a staple in parts of India. This recipe might look a little daunting, but you’ll end up with delicious, potato-stuffed pancakes for dinner.

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12. Butternut Almond Pancakes with Strawberry Maple Sauce

Mm ... mashed butternut squash and almond milk taste divine in these fluffy flapjacks. Best of all, you can use frozen butternut squash to speed things up.

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