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Pumpkin Pie Spice Oat Bran Pancakes

A heart healthy, hearty breakfast stack of pumpkin pie spice that'll make everyday feel like Christmas.
Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Gluten-Free Pancakes

Ingredients

Instructions

  • First, in a high-powered blender, throw in your oat bran and chia seeds. Blend for about 30-60 seconds, or until powdery and flour-like.  
  • Pour the blended oat bran and chia seeds into a strainer and sift over a mixing bowl.
  • Add salt, baking powder, and pumpkin pie spice. Whisk together and blend well. 
  • Next, add water and whisk again until well-combined and smooth. 
  • Over medium heat in a non-stick pan, add vegan butter. Once hot, pour about ¼ cup of pancake batter into the pan. Cook for 4-6 minutes on each side.
  • Top your pancakes with a dollop of butter, a drizzle of syrup and pumpkin butter (optional)

Notes

  1. As the pancake batter sits, it will soak up the water and gradually become thicker. Feel free to add additional water as needed – you’re most likely going to need to. 
  2. We’re throwing the oat bran and chia seeds into the blender for two reasons: 1) to get it to a flour consistency 2) breaking down the chia seeds will help increase absorption of their nutrients. 
  3. Feel free to use any kind of vegan butter you like. I am a huge fan of Melt’s Organics and that is what I used. 
  4. Use real maple syrup or fake syrup. Totally up to you…we’re all out here trying to save a dollar or two. 
  5. This recipe yields about 1-2 servings.