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

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

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

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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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218 Comments
  1. As
    November 27, 2020

    Lordt help me. This was the most delicious, healthiest, easiest, and most inexpensive breakfast ever. Omg it is so good! Addicting lol thank you as I enjoyed it so much!

  2. Rebekah
    November 22, 2020

    These were fantastic! My son has a lot of allergies, so I was so happy to find this recipe. I substituted soy milk for the almond milk since he has a tree nut allergy, but otherwise kept the recipe as-is! I didn’t get a completely smooth batter (my food processor isn’t the greatest) but the slight oatmeal texture still worked. My son DEVOURED them (as did I)!

  3. Caroline
    November 22, 2020

    Just made these for a relaxed Sunday morning breakfast. They turned out perfectly. I used oat milk, 2 bananas and medjool dates for sweetener. Will definitely make these pancakes from now on. Thank you for posting!

  4. Ashley
    November 20, 2020

    OMG amazing! Impressed with how healthy they are, yet still have the perfect pancake taste and texture! Gonna start prepping these for breakfasts :)

  5. KJ
    November 15, 2020

    This is absolutely delicious! I’ve made this recipe 3 times in a month because I crave them so much. Thanks for sharing!

  6. Deanne
    November 14, 2020

    Accidentally used quick oats the first time and got very, very tasty wallpaper paste that made thick cakes once I almost doubled the milk! Then used the gluten free rolled oats like the recipe called for—perfection! 😊

  7. Chloe vgn
    November 11, 2020

    Awesome !! So tasty ! Thanks for the recipe !

  8. Vanessa
    November 10, 2020

    Very tasty! I am on a restrictive diet for a three week period and boy do I miss gluten! This recipe is super tasty and is filling to the point where I could eat these daily! I approve! Great texture and amazing flavour.

  9. Hayley
    November 9, 2020

    Wow. I’m sitting here eating these right now and I am blown away. Amazing recipe and the banana and maple syrup made them even sweeter than regular pancakes!!

  10. Haley
    November 2, 2020

    These are amazing! Super easy to make and delicious! Highly recommend!

  11. Tricia
    October 31, 2020

    This is the best gluten free and dairy free pancake recipe that I found that is delicious.

    • Tricia
      October 31, 2020

      I should have had a second cup of coffee before I posted that. 😂 What I meant to say is that these are delicious! I have eaten these pancakes twice this week and I just found the recipe on Tuesday. I’ve tried many dairy free and gluten free pancake recipes and this is the BEST by far.

    • Michelle Blackwood, RN
      October 31, 2020

      Thank you Tricia, I’m so happy you enjoyed it. I’m just seeing your comments. I really appreciate them.

  12. Melissa
    October 29, 2020

    This is my first time rating a recipe but it is well deserved! I cannot understand how anything gluten free and as easy as this recipe can be as fluffy and delicious as these are! These are lighter than any “regular” pancake I’ve ever eaten. I only used half the syrup and also used oat milk and they were really amazing! We are doing an elimination diet for my daughter to see if wheat has a negative effect on her eczema and these have just saved breakfast for us. Thank you so much!

    • Michelle Blackwood, RN
      October 29, 2020

      Melissa, thank you very much for your feedback. I really appreciate it. All the best with your daughter’s elimination diet and I hope she will find out exactly what she is allergic to.

  13. Jasmina
    October 20, 2020

    I love this recipe. Since I’m intolerant to vanilla, I add cinnamon and they are super delicious!

  14. Lisa Smith
    October 18, 2020

    Love this recipe. Swapped for sugar free syrup for more diabetic friendly-Such a treat and healthier choice! Thank you

  15. Alesha
    October 12, 2020

    Can’t wait to try these! I will be trying these in the morning. I love every recipe of yours that I’ve tried. Thank you for making your foods flavorful! That has been the biggest challenge when looking for healthy recipes to use.

  16. Janmarie
    October 3, 2020

    This is the best version of banana oat pancakes I’ve tried! YUM.

    • Michelle Blackwood, RN
      October 4, 2020

      Janmarie, that is so great to know, I’m so happy you found my recipe. Thank you for sharing your feedback. I really appreciate it.

    • Melanie Shaw
      October 4, 2020

      Awesome and perfect in every way! Love that it is all prepared only in the blender! Can’t wait til morning to have breakfast!!

  17. Victoria
    September 17, 2020

    This recipe is so simple and delicious. I topped my pancakes with maple almond butter 🤤

  18. Connie Thomas-Kruse
    August 14, 2020

    These are super good, but sweet. I have decreased the maple syrup to 1 teaspoon – added a smidge extra milk to make up for the liquid and they are still super yummy. Make them quite often. Love that they are so simple to make

  19. Debbie
    July 25, 2020

    These pancakes was very good I cooked them for my husband because gluten free He liked them, so we will use this recipe over and over thank you

  20. Leslie
    July 14, 2020

    I absolutely love these pancakes! I have been trying different GF vegan pancake recipes and this is by far the tastiest recipe. It will be my “go-to” recipe from now on!

  21. Nicole
    July 10, 2020

    I’m really surprised how great these are! They were super easy to make, with everything in the blender. I did add a little extra oats because it seemed a tad thin and they turned out excellent!

  22. 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.

    • Sw
      November 27, 2020

      Omg! Delicious! Thank you!