When gluten-free pancakes look and taste this good, who needs wheat?

Go against the grain, toss out the wheat flour and give these gluten-free pancake recipes a try. Flippin' lovely.

 

1. Chia seed pancakes

In smoothies, sprinkled on yogurt or stirred into porridge, it seems these hip little seeds are here to stay. And now here's another way to sneak them into your daily diet. This simple recipe, with buckwheat flour and ground almonds, guarantees perfectly puffed-up pancakes.

 

2. Coconut flour pancakes with banana and agave

Whipped up with a combo of oatmeal, rice flour, coconut oil and almond milk, this is a dairy and wheat-free zone.

Coconut flour pancakes with banana and agave

Via:  Sainsbury's

 

3. Cornmeal pancakes

Cornmeal, or polenta, makes glorious sunny-yellow pancakes.

 

4. Sprouted chickpea socca pancakes

A saviour for savoury lovers who don't want to miss out on the joy of crepes, these delicate pancakes are made with chickpea flour, spiced with coriander and cumin seeds. Pancakes for dinner? Flip, yes!

 

5. Hazelnut pancakes with blood orange sauce

Coconut flour and ground hazelnuts make these paleo-friendly, while the syrupy blood orange sauce makes them beautiful.

 

6. Coconut flour pancakes with raw honey

Coconut flour, coconut oil, coconut milk... Are there no limits to what this husky tropical fruit can do? This gluten-free recipe crams in all three.

 

7. Mung bean pancakes

The batter for these southern Indian savoury pancakes, or pesarattu, is made with whole mung beans – in case you were wondering about that glorious green hue.