Gluten-Free Quinoa Pancakes

How do you make a filling protein-packed pancake? Use quinoa! Quinoa is a complete protein that’s got almost twice as much fiber as most grains. It’s also a great source of iron, lysine, magnesium, riboflavin and manganese. These tasty gluten-free quinoa Pancakes from Kim’s Cravings cook up in less than 15 minutes.

under 10 mins

Ingredients for servings


  • 0.75 cup cooked quinoa certified gluten-free if necessary

  • 0.25 teaspoon baking powder

  • 0.25 teaspoon cinnamon

  • 1 pinch salt

  • 0.25 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

  • 2 large eggs


  • Heat a large, lightly greased skillet or griddle over medium heat.

  • Combine all ingredients in a medium bowl and pour batter onto skillet, forming 4 pancakes. Cook slowly for 3-5 minutes on the first side, until pancakes are set. Flip and cook for another 1-2 minutes.

  • Serve with maple syrup, honey, nut butter and/or fresh fruit.

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