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  • Writer's pictureEmma Mukasa

Gut Friendly Pancake Recipes

Who doesn't love pancakes?! Unfortunately, for many people with digestive issues, some of the ingredients in a standard pancake - like milk or flour - can aggravate the gut. Below are 3 pancake recipe ideas that are free from flour and dairy which should be much gentler on the digestive system. There is also a vegan option, so no need for eggs if you can't tolerate them either. Read on for instructions on how to make them.

Step #1: Pick a pancake recipe

Pick a pancake recipe from the 3 options below. To cook the pancakes (all options), melt a little coconut oil in a hot frying pan and fry on each side for about 60 seconds.


1 medium banana, 2 eggs

Mash the banana and then mix the eggs in thoroughly.


40g oats, 1 egg, 8 tbsp unsweetened milk of your choice. Mix everything thoroughly.


40g oats, 1 tbsp flaxseed mixed with 3 tbsp water and leave for 10 mins, 6 tbsp milk of your choice. Mix everything thoroughly.

Step #2: Choose a topping

Choose one of the following toppings to fit with your taste buds, and your gut!


Mix 2 tbsp plain Greek yoghurt or with ½ tsp coconut palm sugar and ½ tsp cinnamon


Mash 2 handfuls of fresh or defrosted berries, mix in 1 tbsp chia seeds and leave for 10 minutes


1 heaped tbsp of no added sugar nut butter


1 handful of berries, 2 chopped plums / apricots

1 chopped apple / pear / nectarine


These pancakes are super quick and easy to make, and are also great breakfast options.

If you need support with your gut health, you can book a free 30-minute Health Assessment with me directly HERE.

I also have some great additional tips in my free eBook: Fix Your Digestion Naturally where I talk about the benefits of a happy, healthy tummy; 5 secrets of good digestion; happy tummy foods; which foods to avoid and some gut friendly recipes. Click HERE for your free download.

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