Banana Quinoa Pancakes

photo of banana quinoa pancakes


From the Registered Dietitians and Chefs of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Recipe Yields: 2 servings


  •  2 ripe bananas
  •  1 egg
  •  1 Tsp vanilla extract
  •  1 cup cooked quinoa
  •  ¼ cup oats
  •  1-2 Tbsp oat flour
  •  1 Tsp baking powder
  •  ½ Tsp cinnamon
  •  Salt
  •  Butter, coconut oil or canola oil for griddle


  1.  In a large mixing bowl, banana until smooth. Beat egg and add to banana. Stir in vanilla, cooked quinoa, oats, oat flour, baking powder, cinnamon and pinch of salt.
  2.  Heat griddle pan to medium/high heat with coconut oil. Ladle about ½ cup of batter for each pancake.
  3.  When bubbles start to appear on top, flip pancake. About 3-4 min each side.
  4.  Top with maple syrup, yogurt, fruit or just eat plain!

Nutrition Facts

Recipe Yields: 2 servings

Amount Per Serving
Calories 350
Fat 10g (26% calories from fat)
Saturated Fat 1.5g (4% calories from saturated fat)
Cholesterol 95mg
Sodium 45mg
Dietary Fiber 6g
Protein 11g
Carbohydrates 55g

Note: Majority of the fat in this recipe comes from heart healthy polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fats.