Healthy Quinoa Banana Pancake Recipe

We all love pancakes, but they normally are not very healthy. I came up with a healthy version of pancake with banana, quinoa and other great ingredients. The most important thing is they are delicious!


Servings : 8 four-inches pancakes

Preparation Time : 10 minutes

Cooking Time : 15 minutes


Batter :

  • 3/4 cup plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 ripe banana
  • 3/4 cup of unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tablespoon cooked quinoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon


  • Rice bran oil
  • Unsalted butter


  • Virgin coconut oil
  • Honey


3/4 cup plain flour, 1 teaspoon baking powder, 1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate soda, 1/4 teaspoon of salt1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon are in bowls and placing on a wooden table

Cook the quinoa according to the instructions on the packing and set aside. In a bowl, mix the flour, baking powder, bicarbonate soda, salt, and cinnamon, set aside.

slicing a ripe banana on a chopping board

Peel and halve the banana, slice half of the banana and set aside.

mashing half of a banana in a big glass bowl with a fork

Mash the other half of the banana in a big bowl with a fork.

adding 1/2 tea spoon of vanilla extract in a big glass bowl with mashed banana

Then add vanilla extract, quinoa, egg, whisk together until blend well.

pouring flour mixture into a big glass bowl with the mashed banana mixture

Pour the dry ingredients mixture into the wet ingredients and mix together.

mixing dry and wet ingredients together with a fork

Pour almond milk into the big bowl gradually and stir until the batter is smooth.

cooking a banana pancake in a hot pan

Heat a non-stick pan with medium-low heat,  add rice bran oil and a knob of butter . Spoon the batter onto the pan. Put one or two pieces of sliced banana in the middle of the pancake when the batter is still runny. Flip the pancake when bubbles appear on the top of the pancake.

a brown banana pancake with a piece of caramelised banana is being cooked in a pan

Cook for a few minutes until the pancake is crisp and golden brown on both sides. The sliced banana should be caramelised.

serving 5 banana pancake with coconut oil and pure honey on top

Serve the pancake with a knob of coconut oil and some honey.


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