Try one of our favourite recipes for Pancake Day 2017 including sugar free chocolate and banana, vegan maple syrup, gluten free coconut and almond and even a courgette and chickpea pancake to choose from. All in the name of pancake goodness!
Pancake Day is often known for indulgence and heated debate about what makes the perfect pancake. There are so many delicious options to choose from including savoury or sweet? Fluffy or dense? Golden syrup or maple syrup?! The possibilities are delightfully endless.
But what if we told you that Pancake Day 2017 doesn’t have to leave you feeling full to the brim and could actually be a great opportunity to try new, healthy recipes?
To celebrate an amazing day, we’ve done a roundup of our top 6 favourite healthy recipes from amazing bloggers to make your Pancake Day 2017 an absolute winner.
Our Favourites: Healthy Recipes for Pancake Day 2017
1. Orange & Mango Blender Pancakes with Toasted Pecans
We love how thick and fluffy they are, not to mention the beautiful colours on the plate and delicious aroma coming from the kitchen.
Other than oranges and mangoes, you’ll need a few more ingredients including almond milk, cinnamon and pecan nuts to name a few.
This recipe is the perfect way to satisfy your sweet tooth while also getting a nice crunch and nutty flavour.
The best part about this recipe is that it is vegan and easy to prepare on the morning of Pancake Day. What could be better? Get the full recipe on The Flexitarian blog.
2. Coconut & Almond Pancakes with Spiced Plum Compote
We all know that coconut is good for you but this recipe takes it to a whole new level. Gluten free, grain free, dairy free, sugar free and paleo diet friendly make this dish irresistible.
The spiced plum compote is an amazing topping for those with a sweet tooth and works wonderfully with the coconut and almond flavour. Check out the full recipe on Domestic Gothess.
3. Maple Pancakes- Vegan and Gluten-Free
Simple, easy and delicious. Three words that can often get lost in the fine art of pancake flipping and making.
But this recipe delivers on all fronts and definitely satisfied our craving for fluffy pancakes topped with maple syrup deliciousness.
This recipe is vegan and gluten free, plus there’s tons of room for adapting the recipe to suit your taste buds including adding various types of fruit, honey and spices.
You’ll need coconut oil, maple syrup and gluten free flour to get you started.
Find out more on Nadia’s Healthy Kitchen.
4. Courgette and Chickpea Pancakes with Mango and Cucumber Chutney
Calling all savoury pancake lovers- we promise this is a version you’ve never tried!
The courgette and chickpea pancakes are super satisfying and we love the added chilli to give them an extra kick! They are gluten free and most importantly, delicious.
Find out more on Tin and Thyme including extra inspiration for your savoury pancake dreams.
5. Guilt-Free Chocolate and Banana Pancakes
It’s hard to imagine pancakes without a sprinkle of chocolate chips, isn’t it?
Have no fear, because this recipe promises to satisfy your chocolate craving while keeping you in the realm of healthy eating.
With no added sugar and natural ingredients, we’re sold on this plate of chocolate goodness.
Ingredients include banana, raw cacao nibs (giving you an amazing chocolate chip crunch), greek yoghurt and eggs. If this dish speaks to you like it did to us, head over to Lean Living Girl for the full recipe.
6. Spinach and Mushroom and Lychee Pancakes
Just in time for Pancake Day, our last but absolutely not least dish is a THUD creation!
We’ve created a delightful spinach and mushroom pancake with chervil and crème fraîche, and a lychee and brown sugar option as a sweet treat.
And to finish things off, slice up a few little lychees and mix with brown sugar and any left over mint as a sweet treat to end the feast.
How will you spend Pancake Day 2017?
So there you have it, our roundup of our favourite pancake recipes just in time for Shrove Tuesday and Pancake Day 2017. Between the savoury and sweet options, fruity or syrup debate, we hope we’ve helped you settle exactly how you’ll be spending Pancake Day this year.
Psst…the answer is any way you’d like as long as there are pancakes involved!