Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Pancakes

I have many beliefs, and two of them are that you should eat pumpkin all year-round and you should consume dark chocolate on a daily basis.

So Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Pancakes for breakfast it is!

This is a super basic recipe that can be modified of course, but I promise it will deliver a fat stack of delectable and fluffy pancakes. Oh, and they’re also a much healthier and way better-tasting alternative to that powdery, chemical-laden Bisquick stuff. 😉



1 cup oat flour (ground up oats in the blender)

2 stevia packets or your preferred sweetener (such as honey or agave), to taste

2 tsp. baking powder

2 eggs, 4 eggwhites OR 1 mashed banana

A dash of pumpkin pie spice OR cinnamon

4 heaping tbsp. pureed pumpkin

Unsweetened almond milk to desired consistency

A handful (or 2) of dark chocolate chips

BONUS: Grated zucchini–however much you want! You can’t taste it at all, and I love the added nutrients and volume!


Mix all of these ingredients in a medium bowl and stir until well combined. Heat a pan or griddle on medium heat for 1-2 minutes. Scoop your batter up and plop it onto your pan. When bubbles start to form, flip and cook other side. Also, a tip for making them extra fluffy: About 10 seconds after plopping the batter onto the pan, add a little spoonful of more batter to the center of each cooking pancake. I love this method because they always turn out perfect!

Top with natural peanut butter, pure maple syrup, some sliced almonds and fruit of choice! You’ve just made yourself a perfect, well-rounded and HEALTHY breakfast for the win. 🙂






5 thoughts on “Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Pancakes

  1. Autumn says:

    Okay the belief you hold about pumpkin being consumed all year long and dark chocolate eaten every day is another reason we are friends. 😍 love you girl!!! Awesome recipe!!!!


  2. Kt says:

    Yum! I’m trying this with my kids this morning! Sunday-Funday!!!


  3. Dawn says:

    I love your blog!!! And my goodness, your little lady is adorable! Being a working mama that works out is tough, much harder than I imagined it could be, but I share your thoughts about the benefits! X


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