Date and Oatmeal Pancakes

By EatRightOntario on

Everyone likes to eat pancakes and the dates in this recipe not only make them healthy, they add a hint of sweetness everyone will love. Make them on the weekend for an easy breakfast throughout the week.


  • 1 cup large flake oats
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ cup chopped pitted medjool dates
  • 1 egg
  • ½ cup milk
  • ½ unit mashed ripe banana


  1. Grind oats in food processor until a fine, flour texture; place in a bowl. Whist in baking powder and baking soda Stir in dates’ set aside.
  2. In another bowl, whisk together, egg, milk and stir in banana. Pour over oat mixture and stir until well moistened.
  3. Heat a large non-stick skillet or griddle and spray with cooking oil.
  4. Ladle out about ¼ cup of batter for each pancake; let cook until bubbles start to appear. Flip pancake and cook for another 1 minute or until golden. Repeat with remanding batter.

TIP: Stack pancakes with parchment paper in between layer and freeze for up to 2 weeks. When you have a craving for pancakes, just take out what you need and warm up in the microwave.

Recipe and photo courtesy of EatRightOntario.