Vegan Banana Oatmeal Pancakes

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These fluffy and moist Vegan Banana Oatmeal Pancakes are so easy to prepare and they are delicious. They are made with simple ingredients including gluten-free rolled oats.

Vegan Banana Oatmeal Pancakes

So my son Daevyd requested pancake this morning and right away I started thinking what kind of healthy pancake recipe could I make for him that will be easy to prepare and be different from the ones that I have already shared here.

Banana and Oatmeal Pancakes

I wanted to prepare a recipe for oatmeal pancakes without flour and share it with you all.
I have already shared my Strawberry Protein Pancakes, Carrot Cake Pancakes, Raspberry Almond Pancakes, and my Jamaican Banana Fritters Recipe. Having ripe bananas on hand,  I decided to make a recipe for easy oatmeal banana pancakes.

Vegan Banana Oatmeal Pancakes

How To Make Banana Oatmeal Pancakes

The process to make these kid-friendly vegan Banana Oatmeal Pancakes pancakes were so easy that even your little ones can help. I made it the pancakes in a blender which made cleaning up so easy.

You want to start with a very ripe banana, the one with all the speckles. It will add nature flavor and sweetness to your pancakes. For the oatmeal, I used certified Gluten-Free Rolled Oats and my favorite brand is Bob’s, Red Mills.

I literally placed all the ingredients in my high-speed blender and process until smooth. The batter thickens as it sits so you want to bear that in mind when preparing your pancakes so don’t leave the batter sitting for too long.

I made this Vegan Banana Oatmeal Pancakes recipe three times and the first time I did I didn’t include the baking powder and the recipe turned out great, so it is totally up to you whether you use it or not.

If the batter gets too thick, add a little extra liquid whether it be more non-dairy milk or water and blend for about 4 seconds until batter is smooth and at the right consistency again.

I cook the pancakes on each side in a non-stick pan.  I usually put a lid on my skillet and leave it slightly open after I turn over the pancake just to make sure it cooks through. My favorite way to serve pancakes is topped with maple syrup and fruits. I also love to spread with peanut butter and jelly.

Pancakes Made With Banana And Oatmeal

Is Oatmeal Gluten-free?

Note that although gluten-free oatmeal is used in the batter. You will find a percentage of individuals who are sensitive to gluten will also be sensitive to oatmeal.

Oatmeal doesn’t contain gluten but may get cross-contaminated with wheat during processing. The protein in oatmeal is called avenalin, it is similar to the protein in wheat called gluten.

However, some people who are sensitive to wheat find that they are also sensitive to oatmeal. They get the same bad reaction as they do when they consume wheat.

Healthy Banana Pancakes

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Nutrition

Energy:
109 kcal / 456 kJ
Fat:
5 g
Protein:
2 g
Carbs:
15 g
Per portion

Cooking Time

Preparation:
5 min
Cooking:
6 min
Ready in:
11 min
For:
6 pancakes

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Place all the ingredients in a blender, roll oats, almond milk, maple syrup, banana, vanilla, baking powder, salt. Process until completely smooth.
  2. Brush oil in a large non-stick skillet or griddle over medium heat. Add batter and cook until edges are golden brown, about 2-3 minutes, flip the pancake and cook for another 2-3 minutes. Repeat until batter is all gone.
  3. Serve topped with maple syrup and fruits.

Notes

Vegan Banana Oatmeal Pancakes

Michelle Blackwood, RN

Hi, I’m Michelle, I’m the voice, content creator and photographer behind Healthier Steps. I share vegan and gluten-free recipes because of past health issues. My goal is to help you make healthier choices and show you how healthy eating is easy and delicious.

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175 Comments
  1. Maddie
    July 8, 2020

    This was so easy and so good. I have been trying vegan pancakes almost every other month to find one I could want to redo. I found 1. This is it for me. Love it, using it and I want to thank you for coming up with it.

  2. Karla
    July 7, 2020

    Hi Michelle,
    Thank you for your delicious recipes! This is my “go to” pancake recipe now!
    Love and Light,
    Karla

  3. Melissa
    June 28, 2020

    So far I like this recipe the best! Thank you❤️

  4. Isabelle Anderson
    June 25, 2020

    Hi there, how many pancakes does the nutrition information refer to? Thanks!

  5. Stephanie
    June 20, 2020

    Made these on a whim and they turned out so good (I ended up with 3 large pancakes). I love how simple this recipe is because the other ones have like 2 kinds of flour etc. <3

  6. Mary-Carolyn
    June 15, 2020

    These are AMAZING! I’ve been making basic banana pancakes for years for our weekly pancake night. The addition of milk and baking powder is GENIUS. These puff up like normal pancakes and cook just like them too! Our old recipe could be finicky with cooking, but these aren’t like that. Absolutely perfect!

  7. Morgane
    June 14, 2020

    Made these for the first time and they were so delicious! Definitely making them again

    • Michelle Blackwood, RN
      June 14, 2020

      I’m so happy you enjoyed them Morgane, thank you for sharing your feedback.

      • Martina
        June 19, 2020

        These were amazing!! Provided the perfect amount of energy for my morning run. It says per portion under nutrition, but what is the portion size? Thanks.

  8. Sue
    June 13, 2020

    Thank you. Just made and eaten this, it was amazing! 🥰

  9. Deanne Lamb
    June 12, 2020

    Oh my gosh made these pancakes this morning! Soooooo good!!!! Thank you!!! 💖💖💖

  10. Sylvia
    May 31, 2020

    Thank you so much for such a yummy recipe. Simple and tasty, my family really enjoys them. No need for me to look for another recipe, this one is a keeper.

  11. Luanne
    May 31, 2020

    Delish! Simple and quicker to make this pancake by using a blender!

  12. Charles
    May 25, 2020

    Very fluffy and sweet themselves

  13. Georgia
    May 23, 2020

    These are such amazing pancakes. I have them almost every morning and will not stop eating them! Definitely recommend.

  14. Jennifer
    May 16, 2020

    I seem to use a different recipe for pancakes every weekend…this one I am writing down and putting next to the fridge as my now go to! Thank you!!!

  15. Marianne M Bowles
    May 9, 2020

    I have been making this since joined WW. I buy big bag of rolled oats and grind to fine meal in blender. Oat flour? Best if made in waffle iron instead of pancake Also I add non fat greek yogurt in stead of most of almond milk.

  16. Sangeeta
    May 6, 2020

    I made this for breakfast today and it was SO delicious! Very nourishing, tasty, and so healthy! I passed this recipe onto everyone I know. Love the simple ingredients, and how easy it is to make. Thank you for sharing!

  17. Hallie
    May 3, 2020

    My 9 yr old son is a vegan – he loved these!! We’ll be making a big batch next weekend to freeze for weekday use. Quick and easy too. Thank you!!

  18. Grace Fox
    May 2, 2020

    I wish I could print the recipe. I looks yummy and those bananas on my counter are calling!

  19. Kate
    May 1, 2020

    These are so easy, delicious, and filling! Bananas are so amazing in vegan recipes. I’ve been vegan for a few years & have tried so many healthy recipes and they turn to mush or don’t turn out at all. These are great, thanks for the recipe!

    • Laura
      May 5, 2020

      Amazing thankyou!

  20. Angela
    April 30, 2020

    Very good! I’m trying to eat healthier so, I’m trying some vegan recipes. These are easy to make and taste good thank you.

  21. Callie
    April 27, 2020

    really good! I’m starting the process of turning vegan and this was a great recipe to start with. I did have to add more milk though, but that may be on the fault of my blender as it’s not a really good one. Overall I really liked it; I added in some blueberries for some extra pizzazz :)

  22. George
    April 19, 2020

    I just wanted to let you know that this recipe is GREAT AND DELICIOUS! I don’t drink nut milk so I substituted the almond milk with water and it turned out amazing. Thanks for sharing!

  23. Sasha D.
    April 15, 2020

    This has been THE BEST recipe for these pancakes that I’ve tried all year!!! Ive been looking or so long for a simple, delicious and healthy recipe! Thank you so much gorgeous!! They are flawless!!

  24. Eileen France
    April 5, 2020

    It was delicious…. I did add a tablespoon of protein powder for extra protein….My hubby is a type 2 diabetic and it barely raised his BS. I do have a ? How many serving is this supposed to be. Thanks for the great recipe

    • Michelle Blackwood, RN
      April 5, 2020

      Eileen that’s wonderful, I’m happy you and hubby loved them and the pancake didn’t elevate his blood sugar. I made 6 pancakes from the recipe, this all depends on the size of your pancakes.

  25. Lindsay
    April 5, 2020

    These are great and sooo easy to make. Thank you! My next recipe will be the lentil loaf :)

  26. Sue
    March 29, 2020

    I am just starting a 5 day a month vegan diet. I am also gluten-free and came across your recipe. I love easy and this was easy and delicious. I am so glad I had all the ingredients. Thanks. I will definitely try more of your recipes.

  27. Gloria Horner
    March 28, 2020

    Just made these! So YUMMY!! Thanks!

  28. Katie
    March 27, 2020

    Just wanted to thank you for this recipe. I had been making a different oatmeal pancake recipe that was far more complex and took more time than I wanted. This one is delicious and so fast to whip up. I make these all the time now. Tonight I swapped out the vanilla for lemon extract and added blueberries. Delicious!K

  29. Charlene
    March 1, 2020

    These are delicious pancakes! And so easy to make! Will try your pumpkin ones next.

  30. Yvonne
    February 15, 2020

    Delicious, I will definitely be making these a lot. There are so many options to add in or on top. Plus, you add all ingredients into a blender so the clean up is quick and easy.