Healthy split pea oatmeal pancakes are vegan, gluten-free, sugar-free, perfect for your low-carb breakfasts.
Spring is the most beautiful time of the year in the northern hemisphere, at least for me. I am starting off this spring with these deliciously healthy split pea oatmeal pancakes.
"Mmmh… excuse me, What are split pea?
Good question my dear, split peas are actually green peas that are dried and their skin have been removed.
"And I can make pancakes with dried split peas, right?"
Yes, and they're super delicious, super healthy, and super filling…
These healthy split pea oatmeal pancakes are full of proteins, fiber, and minerals and healthy fats.
It's a whole dish, compiled in these delicious oatmeal pancakes.
You have Oats benefits
- Oats are a good source of carbohydrates, however, they're low in Glycemic Index (GI), meaning they don't raise your blood sugar.
- You get a good amount of antioxidants. Avenanthramides are a type of antioxidant that exists almost exclusively in oats.
- This antioxidant can help you in improving the blood flow as well as reducing inflammation and itching.
- Studies have shown that oats help in reducing the risk of having a heart attack.
- Oats are a good source of Manganese and other minerals.
You got split green pea benefits
- Split green peas are high in fiber which helps in reducing the bad cholesterol in your body.
- They're a good source of protein, vitamin B1, B2, B3, Folate, and others.
- Dried green peas are excellent in providing with Molybdenum a vital trace mineral that your body needs to detoxify sulfites
You gonna have Plantain's benefits
- Plantains are going to provide you with energy. They've fiber which will help you have regular bowel movements.
- I love Plantains as a source of Potassium, as they have high Potassium than ripe bananas.
- Plantains may help in reducing the risk of gastric cancer.
- For these oatmeal pancakes, choose very riped plantains.
And there's Coconut Cream benefits
- Rich in vitamin C and healthy fats. It's low in sugar which can help in controlling insulin levels.
- Coconut milk has Medium Chain Triglycerides (MCTs) which have anti-aging properties and could reduce inflammation.
- For these oats pancakes, I used coconut cream, not coconut milk, which would obviously change the texture of these oatmeal pancakes.
Do you get it? these healthy vegan oats pancakes, are loaded with healthy properties that you can't regret gluten pancakes…
- Enjoy them when they're still hot, they are amazingly sweet.
- We love topping these gluten-free oatmeal pancakes with fruits, here I used frozen red fruits but depending on where you're you can use your favorite fruits.
- Sometimes we top these split pea oatmeal pancakes with peanut butter.
- You can use regular bananas instead of plantains.
I send you my love, enjoy life where you are. The brightest Sun is the one that shines within you, keep that smile, my friend.
With Love, Githu.
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Split pea oatmeal pancakes
- 2 cups coconut cream
- 2 well riped plantains (black skinned)
- 2 cups soaked split green peas
- 1 cup rolled oats
- 1 teaspoon ginger powder
- 1 teaspoon sea salt
- 1 teaspoon oil for the pan
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- Clean and soak your split green peas for at least 6 hours.
- Drain and rinse the split green peas.
- Starting with the coconut cream, put all the ingredients in your blender and blend into a pancake batter
- Let it sit for 10 minutes.
- heat your pan, (preferrably non-sticky)
- With a pastry brush, brush some oil on the pan and pour the batter... I use a serving spoon to scoop my batter on the pan.
- Cook as desired, cover the cooked pancakes with a kitchen towel...
- Split pea oatmeal pancakes are delicious when eaten warm, topped with fruits of your choice.
- These healthy split pea oatmeal pancakes might not be sugared as you may expect with wheat flour pancakes. My kids and I, don't add sugar because we top them with fruits.
- Feel free to add some honey or maple syrup to increase the sweetness. Avoid adding processed sugar.
- Cook these split pea oatmeal pancakes at moderate heat, if you cook at high heat they'll burn easily
- Store the remaining pancakes wrapped in your fridge and reheat in the oven at low heat.
- You can substitute plantains with bananas.
- You can use 1 cup of split peas and 2 cups of oats instead.