Healthy Pumpkin Pancakes | Eating Bird Food

Healthy Pumpkin Pancakes | Eating Bird Food

Healthy pumpkin pancakes made with oats and cottage cheese. Full of pumpkin spice flavor and packed with protein and fiber, these pancakes are the perfect way to fuel a fall morning!

Few things are better than a nourishing, filling, fall breakfast! These healthy pumpkin pancakes are our new go-to! They’re simple enough to whip up for a weekday morning but also fancy enough for a weekend brunch. I based this recipe off my healthy apple pancake recipe, but we’re using pumpkin instead of apples for another fall spin!

I think a lot of people consider pancakes an indulgent breakfast option, but you can upgrade a few ingredients and have a healthy, powerhouse breakfast to start your day. These pumpkin pancakes have oatmeal and pumpkin puree, which are both high in fiber. And the cottage cheese and egg whites offer a major protein boost. Top with a little nut butter or coconut oil for some healthy fat and voila — you’ve got yourself a complete breakfast that will keep you full for hours!

Ingredients in Healthy Pumpkin Pancakes

old fashioned oats
egg whites
cottage cheese
pumpkin puree – make sure you pick up canned pumpkin and not pumpkin pie filling!
pumpkin pie spice
cinnamon
maple syrup

How to Make Healthy Pumpkin Pancakes
If you usually make pancakes by taking a pancake mix and adding water, you definitely need to try making a homemade version! They taste so much better and they’re healthier for you.
These pancakes are made in a blender which makes mixing and clean up a breeze! Add the oats, egg whites, cottage cheese, pumpkin puree, baking powder, pumpkin pie spice…

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