Give Your Pancakes A Healthy Spin This National Pancake Day

National pancake day is here and it's time to experiment with some healthier alternatives to your usual stack of pancakes.

Aanchal Mathur  |  Updated: September 26, 2019 12:56 IST

Give Your Pancakes A Healthy Spin This National Pancake Day

National Pancake Day

  • National pancake day is been celebrated on 26th September, 2019
  • Pancakes are flat cakes made with milk, flour, sugar, eggs and milk
  • We have some of the healthier pancake options for you to try at home

A tall stack of syrupy goodness, pancakes hold an ability to make our day a special one when served for breakfast, right? And that is exactly why we need to celebrate a day dedicated to just these fluffy treats. United States celebrates national pancake day on 26th September, 2019, and so we just got a reason to indulge in some scrumptious pancakes. Pancakes are basically flat cakes mostly made with flour, sugar, eggs and milk cooked as a batter on a frying pan. These are then served with a topping of maple syrup or honey along with fruits such as bananas, strawberries or blueberries. A favourite breakfast option, pancakes enjoy a growing popularity due to the fact that other that being completely delicious, they are quick, versatile and can be prepared with ease using basic ingredients from your kitchen pantry.

With time these little flat cakes have evolved with people opting for healthier, more nutrition-rich recipes besides interesting flavours. So for those who wish to experiment from the usual pancakes and celebrate the national pancake day with healthier alternatives, we've got the best of those. From whole wheat pancakes to carrot cake pancake or yummy spinach and banana one, you will be spoilt for choice!

Here Are 4 Healthy Pancake Recipes For You To Try At Home:

1. Whole Wheat Pancakes

Made with whole wheat flour, almond milk and the goodness of flax seeds, these pancakes surely makes for a great breakfast option. You can serve with a topping of maple syrup and butter but even without that, these pancakes are a must try. Find the recipe of whole wheat pancakes here.


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National Pancake Day


If you are a true blue health enthusiast who keep looking for healthier alternatives of all things delicious, this pancake recipe is just for you. Packed with the goodness of oat flour, cinnamon, almond milk and carrots, a pancake just can't get any better! Find the recipe of carrot cake pancakes here.

National Pancake Day


Ever thought that spinach can be a delicious addition to your pancake recipe? Yes, that's right! Freshly ground oats flour mixed with spinach, milk, banana, cinnamon, egg and vanilla makes for these delightful, fluffy pancakes that are surely going to give the celebration of national pancake day a healthy start when served for breakfast. Find the recipe of spinach and banana pancakes here.

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National Pancake Day


With chickpea flour, pumpkin puree, almond milk, cinnamon, nutmeg and clove whipped together in a batter and made into a pancake, this vegan alternative for pancakes is worth every bite. Top it with granola and you are great to go! Find the recipe of vegan pumpkin pancakes here.

National Pancake Day

Prepare a stack of pancakes from these delicious, healthier alternatives for your family and friends to celebrate the day and let us know your favourite pick!


About Aanchal MathurAanchal doesn't share food. A cake in her vicinity is sure to disappear in a record time of 10 seconds. Besides loading up on sugar, she loves bingeing on FRIENDS with a plate of momos. Most likely to find her soulmate on a food app.

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