Some mornings you just NEED a stack of pancakes as soon as you wake up, whether as a celebratory treat or a way to start off your day pumped and ready to take over the world. While all the sugary, carby goodness of pancakes is totally okay to chow down on every once and a while, check out the easier and healthier recipe below to satisfy your craving.

Oatmeal Pancakes

  • Prep Time:5 minutes
  • Cook Time:8-10 minutes
  • Total Time:15-20 minutes
  • Servings:1 pancake
  • Easy

    Ingredients

  • 1 banana
  • 1/4 cup oatmeal
  • 1 egg
Photo by Paula Kreutzer
Photo by Paula Kreutzer

Step 1

Turn the stove on to medium heat and spray a pan with non-stick spray or coconut oil.

Step 2

In a medium sized bowl mash up the banana.

Photo by Paula Kreutzer
Photo by Paula Kreutzer

Step 3

Add the egg and stir together.

Photo by Paula Kreutzer
Photo by Paula Kreutzer

Step 4

Once mixed, add the oats and stir until thoroughly mixed into a nice batter.

Photo by Paula Kreutzer
Photo by Paula Kreutzer

Step 5

Using a ladle or large spoon, scoop the batter and pour into an even circle in the pan.

Step 6

Wait until the bottom starts to look firm and well cooked before flipping.

Step 7

When both sides are thoroughly cooked put on a plate and garnish with a pinch of cinnamon or fruit for flavor.

Berry Syrup

  • Prep Time:0 minutes
  • Cook Time:15 minutes
  • Total Time:20 minutes
  • Servings:4
  • Easy

    Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup berries
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
Photo by Paula Kreutzer
Photo by Paula Kreutzer

Step 1

Place berries into a saucepan and cover with ½ cup of sugar.

Photo by Paula Kreutzer
Photo by Paula Kreutzer

Step 2

Add 1/2 cup water.

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Photo by Paula Kreutzer

Step 3

Bring to a rolling boil.

Step 4

Reduce heat to medium-low for 10-12 minutes.

Step 5

(Optional)

Stir in a splash of natural vanilla extract for flavor.

Step 6

Pour or drizzle over your pancakes and enjoy.

Photo by Paula Kreutzer
Photo by Paula Kreutzer