Power Pancakes
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3.34 from 3 votes

Power Pancakes

Change it up! You can alter your routine dinner menu with your skillet and a plate of pancakes. Our savory chickpea and spinach pancakes provide brain health nutrients plus a fun dinner diversion. Pair them with a leafy green salad and a side of blueberries and you’ve got yourself a quick and easy meal for brain health.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time7 mins
Total Time17 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: Pancake
Servings: 2 Servings
Calories: 160kcal


  • ¾ cup chickpea or garbanzo bean flour
  • ¾ cup water
  • 6 tsps extra virgin olive oil divided
  • ½ tsp ground cumin
  • ¼ tsp kosher salt
  • 1 cup chopped fresh baby spinach
  • 2 scallions thinly sliced
  • ½ cup fat free Greek yogurt
  • ½ cup cucumber thinly sliced
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper


  • Using a whisk or fork, mix together the chickpea flour, water, 2 tsp of olive oil, cumin and salt.
  • In a large nonstick skillet, heat 2 tsps of olive oil over medium heat. Using half of the batter, make 4 small pancakes, cook for about 5 minutes and flip the pancakes to cook the other side for about 2 minutes. Repeat with remaining oil and batter.
  • Top pancakes with yogurt and garnish with cucumber, scallions, dill and pepper.


Makes 2 servings.
Recipe adapted from our Cleveland Clinic Health Essentials Team: https://health.clevelandclinic.org/recipe-savory-chickpea-and-spinach-pancakes/


Serving: 4pancakes | Calories: 160kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 163mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g