Mini Savoury Turmeric Pancakes with Avocado Cream

Mini savoury gluten free pancakes topped with a dairy free avocado cream. These healthy little bites are super simple to make and suitable for vegan/egg free diets also. 

These healthy pancakes are great for breakfast, snacks, light lunches or entertaining. 

Nourish 101:

  • This recipe is free from gluten, grains, dairy, eggs and sugar.
  • This recipe is also vegan and Paleo friendly. 
  • Made with simple, nourishing ingredients. 
  • Features turmeric for anti-inflammatory benefits (with black pepper and healthy fat to increase absorption).
  • A source of plant-based protein and healthy fats.


Mini Savoury Turmeric Pancakes with Avocado Cream 

  • 1/2 avocado 
  • 1 tbsp unsweetened coconut yoghurt 
  • 1 tsp lemon juice 


  1. In a small mixing bowl combine dry ingredients; almond meal, tapioca flour, coconut flour, baking powder, dried herbs, pepper, salt, nutmeg and turmeric. Mix to combine.  
  2. Add milk and mashed pumpkin. Mix to combine well. (If your mixture is too wet, allow to stand for a few minutes). 
  3. With your hands gently shape tablespoon portions of the mixture into 6 mini patties.  
  4. Cook on a heated and oiled frying pan for approx. 2 minutes each side or until lightly golden.  
  5. To make avocado cream, mash avocado with coconut yoghurt and lemon juice until combined.
  6.  Serve avocado cream on top of warm pancakes.

Recipe Tips:

  • *Pre-cook pumpkin; steam until soft. Drain well and mash until smooth. 

Please note this recipe is unsponsored. I enjoy sharing recipes and products that I believe in their nutritional value and quality.

This recipe was created by nutritionist, naturopath and recipe developer Casey-Lee Lyons © Live Love Nourish ® 2017. All rights reserved.


  • 10
  • 5
  • Makes 6
  • skill
All of the LLN recipes are:
  • Gluten Free
  • Dairy Free
  • Soy Free
  • Yeast Free
  • Preservative Free
  • Refined Sugar Free
This recipe is also:
  • Egg Free
  • Peanut Free
  • Vegan
  • Corn Free
  • Vegetarian
  • Plant Based
    • Paleo
    • Sweetener Free