03 16 2014.

gluten and dairy-free pancakes

Gluten and Dairy-Free Pancakes - Spice and Dice

Living with two roommates, we almost always have a crowd over on the weekends. Breakfasts are problematic. If we’re not making eggs, we’re making pancakes – from a box.

Gluten and Dairy-Free Pancakes - Spice and Dice

I made it my weekend goal to create a from-scratch pancake recipe that would be filling, delicious and also guilt-free. So I ground up some nuts, threw in some oats (I had plenty left over from the nut bars) and gave it a whirl.

Gluten and Dairy-Free Pancakes - Spice and Dice

This recipe makes the most perfectly round pancakes and they’re really tasty! I recommend using a high-power blender or food processor for creating the flour – that way you truly are getting a fine powder. (These also take longer to cook than normal pancakes, but won’t burn as fast either.)

Gluten and Dairy-Free Pancakes - Spice and Dice

Gluten and Dairy-Free Pancakes - Spice and Dice

Gluten and Dairy Free Pancakes

yields: 7-8 medium pancakes

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup gluten-free oats
  • 1/4 cup hazelnuts
  • 1/4 cup almonds
  • 1 banana
  • 1 Tbsp. ground flaxseed
  • 1 cup almond milk
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/8 tsp. salt
  • 2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp. nutmeg
  • coconut oil or cooking spray

Instructions:

  1. In a food processor grind the oats, hazelnuts and almonds until they form into a fine powder.
  2. Add banana, ground flaxseed, almond milk, vanilla extract, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg. Grind the mixture until it becomes a batter.
  3. Warm a pan on medium heat. Coat the pan with coconut oil or cooking spray.
  4. Measure about 1/4 of a cup into the warm pan. It takes about 5 minutes to cook each side.

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