Green Smoothie Pancakes Recipe

Shashi Charles | Savory Spin Updated

Uniting my bowl of oats and my green smoothie, these Green Smoothie Pancakes are refined sugar free and gluten free. Brew up a large pot of coffee, gather and linger with friends and family over a tasty breakfast or brunch of these bright green flapjacks.

At 4:30 am last Saturday, I was trying to brew coffee with my eyes half closed, as I contemplated my breakfast options.

Now you might be wondering what the heck was I doing awake at 4:30 am on a Saturday? Well, food rules ma belly so let’s talk breakfast options first, mmkay?

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Option one was a tall green smoothie packed with spinach, banana and a smidge of oats. Option two was a scrumptious stack of my favorite Easy Oatmeal Pancakes.

Now the smoothie would have been quick and easy to prepare, I could have even sipped on it while I took my dogs on an early morning walk, which I couldn’t have done with a stack of pancakes.

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But these oatmeal pancakes I make are so tasty, they give me an excuse to enjoy a large second cup of coffee and tend to keep my belly from rumbling until way past noon.  

Maybe it was because it was so early in the morning on a Saturday, or maybe it was because I wasn’t fully caffeinated, but these were two choices I couldn’t seem to pick between.

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So, I ended up picking them both – and enjoyed them together in this stack of Green Smoothie Pancakes.

I employed my handy dandy blender in making these Green Smoothie Pancakes. It not only helped me grind up the oats I used in these pancakes, but it also helped me to easily blend up all the ingredients that went into them.

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Just like these simple oatmeal pancakes, these savory oatmeal pancakes and these chocolate oatmeal pancakes, these Green Smoothie Pancakes are super easy to make.

Between your fridge and your pantry, you probably have all the ingredients to make these pancakes.

File 1 - Green Smoothie Pancakes

These Green Smoothie Pancakes are fluffy and delicious and have a hefty nutrition boost. They also happen to be made without any refined sugar.

With some fruit, melted peanut butter and honey, these Green Smoothie Pancakes make for a filling and tasty treat your family and friends are sure to enjoy.

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And, they can keep you fueled if you happen to wake up at 4:30 am to paint your home – like I did!

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Green Smoothie Pancakes Recipe

    4 Servings


  • 2 cups Rolled Oats
  • 2 teaspoons Baking Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1 teaspoon Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1 1/2 cups Spinach
  • 1 Banana
  • 1/2 cup Milk
  • 2 Eggs
  • Oil, or butter to grease the frying pan


  1. Add oats to a blender and blend until they are a flour-like consistency.
  2. Add in the baking powder and baking soda and pulse.
  3. Then add in the spinach, banana, vanilla extract, milk, and eggs and blend until smooth and set aside for about 5 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, place a greased pan over medium heat. When pan is warm, add in 2-3 tbsp of Oatmeal Green Smoothie pancake batter.
  5. Cook 2-3 minutes then flip and cook another 2-3 minutes more until pancakes are golden on both sides.
  6. Serve pancakes with peanut butter, honey and fruit.



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Gluten Free
Naturally Gluten Free
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Author: Shashi Charles
Recipe Yields: 4 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 32
Calories 102

% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4g
  Saturated Fat 0g
Sodium 341mg
Total Carbohydrate 3g
  Dietary Fiber 1g
  Sugars 2g
Protein 5g

* Percent Daily Value are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
** Nutrition Facts are estimated based on ingredients and data provided by Fat Secret. Please consult a doctor if you have special dietary needs.
Shashi Charles

About Shashi

Shashi comes up with all sorts of happy, healthy treats on her blog, Savory Spin. She's our resident gluten free desserts fanatic, and things are gettin' yummy.