High Fibre Pancakes


An easy recipe combining wholemeal flour, chia seeds and fruit on top (can be added fresh or seared to make you feel like a culinary chef). A few steps to add some extra fibre, a good start to any day.

Egg, Brunch, Pancakes , Healthy , High Fibre , Breakfast , Brunch , Vegetarian

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1 cup wholemeal flour

1/2 cup oatmeal (or rolled oats ground to a flour)

2 tbsp chia seeds (whole or ground to powder)

1 tsp baking soda

1 medium egg

1 tsp cinnamon powder

1 tbsp honey

1 tsp vanilla essence

1 cup milk of choice


1/2 cup fresh seasonal fruit


olive oil or spread for cooking


1. Mix wholemeal flour, chia seeds, oat flour and baking soda

2. In a separate bowl, lightly whisk the egg and add to the flour mixture

3. Add the cinnamon, honey, vanilla essence and milk.

4. Mix with a fork or in a processor until all lumps disappear

5. Heat oil or spread in a non-stick pan on low heat

6. Spoon desired size of mixture and spread evenly

7. Cook until golden brown

8. Chop fresh fruit and serve with hot pancakes (optional: sear fruit like bananas in a pan for a little simple fancy)