Pancake pinwheels

Pinwheels add interest to the plate – and are basically rolled up pancakes with a filling, then sliced into mini rolls. They are great for lunch boxes and fussy eaters.

1 cup buckwheat flour

1 cup almond/rice milk OR water OR coconut milk

1 egg OR 1/2 medium banana OR 1 tbspn chia – soaked in 3 tbspns water OR 2.5 tbspn ground flax w water

Extra water if needed for ‘wrap’ consistency

METHOD – blend all ingredients together, allow to stand for 20 mins and fry into pikelets (for breakfast or alternative to crackers & bread) or thin larger pancakes (use as a wrap or roll & chop to make pin wheels).

OILS FOR FRYING – coconut, olive, butter (if dairy tolerated), sesame, macadamia

EXTRAS – add superfood powder, grated veggies or fruits to the mix, or spices & herbs, raw cacao, 1 cooked beetroot, pea protein powder

This mix can be kept in the fridge for 2-3 days for convenience.


Hummous (add ins – salmon, turmeric, tomato paste, cinnamon, roasted veggies, superfoods powders)

Avocado strips or guacamole dip

Beetroot/sweet potato/pumpkin & lentil dip – make in the blender adding some lemon juice/tahini

Salsa/olives/egg – boiled, poached, mixed with mayo, fried on top of pancake when flipped once, then folded

Marinated & fried strips of tofu/chicken/fish

Cucumber/ carrot/ celery/ capsicum/ beetroot/ mushrooms/ tomatoes

Shredded lettuce/spinach/alfalfa sprouts

Steamed broccoli or any leftover veggies

Sultanas/raisins/dates cut into strips

Apple/pear/berries/oranges/mango/paw paw

Banana & peanut butter (100% one) or tahini or almond/cashew/brazil butter OR dark choc chips

Live plain yoghurt (if dairy tolerated) OR coconut yoghurt/cream & a drizzle of honey

Cheese if tolerated