Yes these pancakes are green because I blended spinach into them and no you cannot taste it, spinach has such a neutral flavour that it gets completely covered when you cook these and top them with some juicy pineapple, banana and tropical coconut, that’s a win for secret greens!
This is such a stealth health way of sneaking more greens into your food without it feeling like an ordeal and when you add together the spinach, pineapple and banana it counts as 2 of your 5 a day and the “flour” for the recipe is made from oats which is a great fibre source.
These are also so easy and quick to make as you just chuck all of the ingredients into a blender until smooth then fry them up in under 5mins.
For a similar kind of fruity pancake recipe check out my apple pie pancakes
Recipe (serves 1)
-60ml (1/4 cup) milk of choice
-1 medium egg
-1 handful (30g) fresh spinach
-50g (1/2 cup) oats*
-1/4 tsp baking powder
-1/2 medium banana
-80g chopped pineapple
-sprinkling of desiccated/shredded coconut
*Or use 35g (1/3 cup) oats & 1 Tbsp ground flaxseed for some omega 3 fats
1- Start heating a pan with some oil then add the first 5 ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth then pour some of the mix into the heated pan, making 2/3 medium pancakes at a time
2- Allow the pancakes to cook until bubbles appear on the top then flip them over for another 30 seconds before plating them, repeat with the rest of the mix then top with the fruit and coconut