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Easy buckwheat pancakes (vegan, gluten free)

January 9, 2018

Hello friends!

I can’t tell you all how much I adore pancakes for breakfast. When I was living in Taiwan last year, I didn’t have the right pan for making them so I wasn’t able to have them for an entire year!

Imagine living a pancake-free life…oh it’s too horrible to imagine. Don’t you think?


I used to make protein pancakes all the time but ever since I decided to cut back on the protein powder I’ve been looking for the perfect recipe to replace it. I’ve come across many gluten-free recipes that call for alternative flours but almond flour ends up being too “nutty” for my liking and oat flour ends up being too dense most of the time. I have attempted using coconut flour but then they fall apart easily. I finally came across the perfect solution to my troubles when I found…BUCKWHEAT FLOUR.

Buckwheat flour is full of nutritional benefits including a full amino acid profile. So yes it’s full of protein but isn’t as high fat as almond flour would otherwise be. Perfect alternative right?

I have yet to experiment with it further but if you’ve got any good recipes using this flour please let me know!

Easy buckwheat pancakes (vegan, gluten free)
Fluffy gluten-free vegan pancakes made with buckwheat flour. They're perfect to have as a complete breakfast or to have as a snack!
: breakfast
Yield: 5
  • ½ cup buckwheat flour
  • 1 banana mashed (or sub 1 egg)
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • pinch of salt
  • ¼ cup milk of choice
  1. Combine all the ingredients until a smooth batter forms.
  2. Heat a frying pan on med-low heat. Pour a ¼ cup of batter onto the pan. Flip when bubbles form on the top and the pancake is dry along the edges. Cook until the other side is golden brown.
  3. Eat with fruit and syrup



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