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Oat Flour Pancakes with Sunflower Seeds

These lightened up, oat flour pancakes are guaranteed to please the whole family!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 254kcal
Author: Anjali Shah

Ingredients

  • 1 cup rolled oats or oat flour
  • 4 Tbs low fat cottage cheese
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 4 tsp sunflower seeds
  • Toppings: Sliced banana & 1 tsp mini chocolate chips per pancake + 2 tsp real maple syrup
  • ½ tsp baking powder optional, for a fluffier pancake
  • ½ tsp baking soda optional, for a fluffier pancake

Instructions

  • In a food processor, combine rolled oats, low-fat cottage cheese, eggs and vanilla extract; blend until smooth.
  • Stir in sunflower seeds and baking powder/soda if using.
  • Heat a nonstick skillet over medium heat. Spray with cooking spray. Pour pancake batter onto the hot pan to form a 4-inch pancakes. (Repeat for 3 other pancakes - you should have enough batter for 4 pancakes).
  • Cook 3 minutes until golden brown on each side.
  • Top with sliced banana and 2 tsp. chocolate chips (for 2 pancakes) – or top with any toppings of your choice!

Notes

Expert Tips for Making Oat Flour Pancakes
  • Use cooking spray to grease your pan, or wipe a paper towel dipped in oil around the pan for an even coating.
  • I recommend using rolled oats, instant oats, or pre-made oat flour for this recipe.
  • Store pancakes in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days. Reheat in the microwave or on the stovetop until just warmed through.
  • To make these gluten-free, just make sure to get gluten free certified oats
  • Serve these with sliced bananas, chocolate chips, maple syrup, honey, nut butters, fruit preserves, or fresh berries!
  • Nutritional information includes 1 pancake, 1/2 a banana sliced, 2 teaspoons of chocolate chips and a drizzle of maple syrup!

Nutrition

Calories: 254kcal | Carbohydrates: 29.5g | Protein: 9.2g | Fat: 12.2g | Saturated Fat: 2.5g | Sodium: 87.7mg | Fiber: 3.6g | Sugar: 13g