Oatmeal Pancakes for One

Who doesn’t love fresh, hot pancakes on a weekend morning? The smell of buttery deliciousness fills your nose and the delicate sizzling delights your ears. Everyone is always a little bit happier after a good old pancake breakfast. Despite all their yumminess and all their nostalgia value, there is a downside.

A breakfast of just two pancakes, butter and syrup can add up to about 500 calories and 90 grams of carbs. NINE-ZERO.  Pancakes can be time consuming, recipes often yield a zillion portions and no one needs all those simple carbohydrates in the morning! Oh and not to mention gluten and pancakes being bffls. I sought a solution to all of those problems, because let’s face it… pancakes are rad and we should be able to eat them on all days ending in -y.


SO without further ado, I present you with a single serving, delicious pancake recipe that is chock full of nutrients, healthy fat and fibre. At ~250 calories for the ENTIRE recipe (yes, you may eat the whole thing) these bad boys will fill you up.


Single-Serve Oatmeal Pancakes
(serves 1)

  • 3 tablespoons Almond Flour
  • 3 tablespoons Oat Flour
  • 1 teaspoon Coconut Flour
  • 1 tablespoon ground flax
  • pinch salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 egg whites (sub applesauce/oil for vegan version)
  • 3 tablespoons almond milk (sub any other milk)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 packet of stevia (equals about 2 teaspoons of sweetener)
  • Light spray of oil for cooking
  1. Combine all dry ingredients, mix very well with a fork or sift together.
  2. Whisk egg whites until fluffy, add stevia/other sweetener, then fold in milk and vanilla
  3. Make a well in the centre of the dry ingredients and slowly pour in the wet ingredients. Stir until JUST combined.
  4. Cook in a preheated non-stick skillet over medium-high heat until golden brown on both sides.

Round out the meal with 1/2 a banana and a tbsp of almond butter. There you have it, in under ten minutes you have yourself a healthy and delicious breakfast. Enjoy!

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Question of the Day:
What are your favorite foods to have in/on pancakes?

Chocolate chip pancakes are a BIG weakness of mine. I could eat a mountain of them, with more chocolate than batter…topped with whipped cream and banana’s… and Nutella… and maybe some shredded coconut. Great, I’ll probably dream of unhealthy pancakes tonight! 


One response to “Oatmeal Pancakes for One

  1. health advocation

    Yum, great recipe!

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