Healthy Pancakes Your Kids Would Love for Breakfast

healthy pancakes for kids

Whenever I feel lethargic in preparing breakfast, pancakes come to my rescue. Healthy pancakes provide me a fantastic opportunity to hide veggies that my son doesn’t like generally. I also make pancakes with the fruits of my choice.  Delicious and healthy pancakes can be an ideal start to a busy day. In addition to this, they are so easy to make that we can even involve our kids in preparing their breakfast. So, whenever our little ones don’t want to eat fruits and veggies, we can make them eat everything by preparing healthy pancakes for breakfast. During the lockdown period, I used to try various easy recipes of healthy pancakes for breakfast. Here I can share with you some of those recipes for healthy pancakes to make your morning hassle-free as well as happy. At the same time, all the ingredients are healthy and available in everyone’s kitchen. 

HEALTHY PANCAKES RECIPE NO. 1

HEALTHY PANCAKES WITH OATS & MIXED FRUITS:

Are pancakes healthy? To the moms who have this doubt, I can say that these healthy pancakes with banana are the perfect choice for kids. They provide carbohydrates, protein, fat, dietary fiber, potassium, iron, vitamin B6, Vitamin C, manganese and so many other nutrients. Most importantly, you can try it with different types of fruits. Above all, these healthy pancakes with banana and dates do not need sugar.

INGREDIENTS FOR HEALTHY PANCAKES WITH OATS & MIXED FRUITS ( MAKE 3 PANCAKES):

Oats – ½ cup

Banana – 1 piece

Dates – 3

Raisin – 1tbsp

Egg – 1

Vanilla essence – ½ tsp.

Cinnamon powder – ½ tsp.

Honey – 1 tbsp

Butter – to fry the pancakes

Salt – a pinch

Pancake with oats & mixed fruits

STEPS TO MAKE HEALTHY PANCAKES WITH OATS & MIXED FRUITS:

  1. First, peel the banana and cut it into pieces.

2. In a blender,  take ½ cup of plain oats, 1 egg, banana pieces, and dates.   Blend well so that no lump remains.

3. Then pour the mixture into a bowl and add cinnamon powder, vanilla essence, and a pinch of salt. Mix everything well with a spatula. It will be of a thick batter consistency.

4. Now put a skillet or tawa on the stove and heat it on medium flame. Add some butter and let it get melted.

5. Take some amount of batter and spread it on the skillet to make a medium-sized pancake.

6. After 1-2 minutes, spread the raisins on the top of the pancake. Let it be cooked for few more minutes and then flip over. When two sides are well cooked take out the pancake on a plate.

7. Cook all the pancakes and drizzle honey over them. Serve these healthy pancakes to your little ones for breakfast.

HEALTHY PANCAKES RECIPE NO. 2

HEALTHY VEG PANCAKE:

These healthy pancakes for kids can be the ideal breakfast for the whole family. Whole wheat flour and vegetables will keep everyone full for a long time. In addition to this, you won’t have to think about its nutritional value. Carbohydrate, protein, fat, iron, dietary fiber, vitamin C – everything has contributed to make it a complete meal.

INGREDIENTS FOR EASY AND HEALTHY RECIPE OF VEG PANCAKE ( MAKE 8 PANCAKES):

Whole wheat flour – 1 cup

Semolina or suji – 2 tbsp

Curd – 3 tbsp

Carrot – 1 piece

Onion – 1 piece

Tomato – 1 piece

Coriander leaves – few sprigs

Salt – as per your taste

Water – as needed

Oil- to fry

Healthy Veg Pancake

STEPS TO MAKE HEALTHY VEG PANCAKE:

  1. In a bowl take whole wheat flour and semolina (suji).

2. Add the curd and water to make a batter of medium consistency. Put a lid on the mixture and keep it aside for 5 minutes.

3. In the mean time, grate the carrot.

4. Finely chop the onion, tomato, and coriander leaves.

5. Now mix all the vegetables with the flour and semolina mixture.

6. Add salt as per your taste.

7. Heat a skillet or tawa on the stove. Pour little oil on it and spread.

8. When the oil is hot take a portion of the mixture in a ladle and spread it over the tawa.

9. Cook for 2 minutes and flip the other side. Let the pancake get a golden brown tinge on both sides. It is now cooked completely. Serve it hot.

RECIPE FOR HEALTHY PANCAKES NO. 3

PANCAKE WITH VEGGIES & EGG:

These wholesome pancakes are so tasty that you can pack them in your kid’s lunchbox. To kickstart a busy day, this protein-rich pancake is my personal favorite.

INGREDIENTS TO MAKE 8 HEALTHY PANCAKES:

Whole wheat flour – 1 cup

Egg – 2

Grated carrot – 1/2 cup

Tomato – 1 piece

Onion –  1 piece

Coriander leaves – few sprigs

Bread crumbs – ¼ cup

Salt – as per taste

Water – as needed to make the batter

Oil – for frying

Healthy Pancakes with egg

METHOD OF MAKING THE PANCAKES WITH VEGGIES & EGG:

  1. At first, take the whole wheat flour in a bowl.
  2. Beat the eggs in another bowl and add it with the flour.
  3. Pour a little water to make a thick batter. Now add salt as per your taste.
  4. Finely chop the onion, tomato, and coriander leaves.
  5. Take ½ cup of grated carrot. Mix everything well.

6. Heat about ½ tsp oil on a skillet.

7. Take some batter and spread it like a medium-sized pancake.

8. After cooking for 1 minute sprinkle some bread crumbs on the pancake. Wait for another 2 minutes and then flip it over. Cook well so that the two sides become slightly golden brown.

9. Finally, your pancake is ready to serve. You can serve it with tomato sauce or green chutney.

However, there are so many healthy and easy recipes to treat your young ones. In fact, some of them are so delicious that kids won’t understand that they are actually eating the vegetables they don’t like. Most importantly, if your child is a picky eater, you can boost up his iron level by incorporating different fruits and veggies in his pancakes. Besides, it would boost up his immunity system before going to school again.

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20 thoughts on “Healthy Pancakes Your Kids Would Love for Breakfast

  1. Reply
    A Capone Connection
    January 29, 2021 at 6:23 pm

    These sound delicious. Can’t wait to try them out! Thanks.

  2. Reply
    Megan M.
    January 30, 2021 at 3:59 am

    So many great ideas! Thank you so much for sharing!

  3. Reply
    Josephine
    January 30, 2021 at 1:49 pm

    I will definitely try number 2. Sound like both the grown ups and children will like them!

    1. Reply
      Naija UK Mum
      February 8, 2021 at 5:13 pm

      Looks really good. I will try them with my kids

  4. Reply
    Ashlyn
    January 31, 2021 at 2:47 am

    Oh I definitely have to try to make these! My husband and I have been trying out new recipes every week to develop a cleaner and healthier diet. Thank you for the new recipe to try out!

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      Kimberlie
      February 8, 2021 at 1:37 pm

      This is amazing. I love that you suggest multiple pancake options kids would love and provide a detailed recipe l.

      1. Reply
        Nicole @ thehelpmom
        February 11, 2021 at 2:25 pm

        Love these recipes! It’s always great to find ways to add veggies in for my kiddos too!

  5. Reply
    Jessica Stroup
    February 8, 2021 at 1:07 pm

    This is such a great post! I’ll definitely be using some of these recipes die my three kiddos!

  6. Reply
    Sue
    February 8, 2021 at 3:49 pm

    Yum! My kids love their pancakes and these are some great healthy recipes! Thank you!

  7. Reply
    Myworldtheirway
    February 8, 2021 at 6:33 pm

    I am always on lookout for healthy version of our favorite recipes. Thank you for sharing this, will give it a try

  8. Reply
    Brandi L Brown
    February 8, 2021 at 9:16 pm

    These combos sound great! I think my kids would like the oat and fruit one.

  9. Reply
    LaRena Fry
    February 8, 2021 at 9:22 pm

    These sound incredible and look good.

  10. Reply
    Nicole @ TheHelpMom
    February 8, 2021 at 9:38 pm

    I love finding ways to add veggies to my kids meals. Thanks for the recipes!

  11. Reply
    Angelika
    February 9, 2021 at 2:56 am

    This is a really fun way to make some pancakes! I’ve only made blueberry, strawberry and apple ones in the past! These are awesome new ideas/ingredients that I can add!

  12. Reply
    Angelika
    February 9, 2021 at 2:57 am

    This is a really fun way to make some pancake! I’ve only made blueberry, strawberry and apple ones in the past! These are awesome new ideas/ingredients that I can add!

  13. Reply
    Amanda
    February 9, 2021 at 3:05 am

    Trying these for myself. I love pancakes, but they don’t really provide nutritional value. But these will be super beneficial.

  14. Reply
    Christa
    February 9, 2021 at 9:24 pm

    These are great ideas! I really want to try the oat and fruit pancake! Thanks for sharing.

  15. Reply
    Polina
    February 15, 2021 at 2:26 pm

    Will definitely try the first recipe for my kids and save the other two for myself!

  16. Reply
    Kevin Foodie
    February 15, 2021 at 2:31 pm

    Love the interesting healthy twist on the pancake recipes. I will be sharing with my clients. Thanks for sharing

  17. Reply
    Shelby Morgan
    February 15, 2021 at 5:09 pm

    Such great ideas! Thanks for sharing!

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