Cherry Almond Quinoa Pancakes


This recipe for quinoa pancakes is a “sweet” entry in our March Recipe Madness Contest, created and submitted by Denise Viola. To qualify, the recipe contains 8 ingredients or less, but includes Almond Plus Protein Almond Milk and Almond Milk Ice Cream by So Delicious Dairy Free.

Cherry Almond Quinoa Pancakes

So Delicious Dairy Free Recipe Madness Contest - BadgeFor a double dose of sweet and cherry, Denise sometimes tops these pancake stacks with Cherry Amaretto Dairy-Free Ice Cream.

For more details about the recipe contest, see this post:

Special Diet Notes & Options: Cherry Almond Quinoa Pancakes

By ingredients, this recipe is dairy-free / non-dairy, gluten-free, peanut-free, soy-free, and vegetarian.

Cherry Almond Quinoa Pancakes
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Serves: 6
  1. Place the quinoa, almond milk, egg white, sugar, 2 scoops frozen dessert, oil, baking powder, almond, and salt in a blender and blend until a smooth mixture.
  2. Heat a well-oiled, large skillet or griddle over medium heat and pour quinoa pancake batter (by the ¼ cup per pancake) onto skillet.
  3. Cook until pancake is lightly browned on bottom, then flip pancake with spatula and cook other side until lightly browned. (Approximately 1-2 minutes per side)
  4. Top quinoa pancakes with fresh cherries and powdered sugar or a scoop (or 2) of Cherry Amaretto flavored So Delicious Dairy Free Almond Milk Frozen Dessert, if desired.

About Author

Alisa is the founder of, Food Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living, and the new cookbook, Eat Dairy Free: Your Essential Cookbook for Everyday Meals, Snacks, and Sweets. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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