Healthy Spinach Pancakes

Looking for a healthy and fun breakfast idea? These Spinach Pancakes are kid-approved and so delicious! They're made healthier using gluten-free flours, but nobody will know it! They're fluffy and cook up perfectly!

Yields 6 pancakes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Recipe Type: Breakfast
Cuisine: Gluten-free
Make Ahead: Easy
Author: [get-the-author]
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  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 cup fresh spinach
  • 1/2 cup (50 grams) almond flour
  • 1/2 cup (30 grams) tapioca flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • pinch salt
  • 1/3 cup dark chocolate chips or add-ins of choice
  • butter or ghee or oil, for cooking


  1. Add eggs, applesauce and fresh spinach to a blender. Blend until spinach is mostly pureed. Add in the almond flour, tapioca, baking powder and pinch of salt. Blend until the mixture comes together, about 1 minute.
  2. Heat butter in a nonstick skillet over medium heat. Once hot add 1/4 cup batter and drop in add-ins if using on to pancake batter.
  3. Let cook until golden brown, about 3 minutes, then flip and continue to cook for about 2 minutes until pancake is fully cooked.
  4. Continue with remaining batter.
  5. Serve pancakes with desired toppings and serve immediately.


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