Breakfast | Snack

Blueberry Blender Pancakes

  • 10 Mins

    Prep Time

  • 10 Mins

    Cook Time

  • 8


  • 137


  • 4g


  • 21g


  • 6g




  • 2 Cups Old Fashioned Oats
  • 1½ Cups Frozen Blueberries, washed thoroughly, and divided
  • 1 Cup Unsweetened Vanilla Almond Milk
  • ½ Cup Plain Greek Yogurt, pasteurized
  • 2 Large Eggs
  • 1 Banana
  • Zest of 1 Lemon, wash lemon thoroughly before zesting
  • 2 Tsp Baking Powder
  • 1 Tsp Baking Soda
  • ½ Tsp Salt
  • DDairy:

    Replace Greek yogurt with a dairy-free alternative.

  • EEggs:

    Replace eggs with commercial egg replacer or ground flax seed. (Mix 1 tablespoon ground flax seed with 3 tablespoons water. Allow to sit until mixture is thick. Equals 1 egg).

  • NNuts:

    Replace almond milk with cow’s milk, or a nut-free dairy alternative.


  • 1.

    Wash Hands Wash hands and all cooking surfaces with soap and warm water before beginning.

  • 2.

    Prep the Skillet Lightly coat a non-stick skillet with cooking spray.

  • 3.

    Combine Ingredients In a blender, combine the oats, 1 cup blueberries, almond milk, yogurt, eggs, banana, lemon zest, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Blend until smooth.

  • 4.

    Fold in Blueberries Fold in remaining ½ cup blueberries. If egg mixture has touched hands, wash hands thoroughly.

  • 5.

    Cook Pancakes Heat skillet over medium-high heat. Working in batches, scoop batter into skillet using a ¼ cup measuring cup. Cook pancakes until bubbles form on the top and bottom is golden brown. Flip and cook for about 1-2 minutes, or until pancake is thoroughly cooked. Allow pancakes to cool before consuming as hot foods can be triggering or unappetizing with nausea.

  • 6.

    Store After 2 hours, store leftover pancakes in a covered container in the refrigerator. Pancakes will keep well for up to 3 days in the fridge.

  • 7.

    Wash Dishes Wash dishes in hot, soapy water. Sanitize cooking tools and surfaces, and thoroughly wash hands.

Recipe adapted from

Nourishment Notes

Old Fashioned Oats

Oats are bland in flavor and mild in odor making them a well-tolerated food option during episodes of nausea.


Blueberries contain high amounts of various nutrient compounds such as flavonoids and resveratrol. Both may help to decrease the growth of various types of cancer cells.

Fatigue Buster

  • Ask for Assistance

    Ask a friend or family member to help make the pancakes.

  • Make a Double Batch

    Try to make a double batch and freeze in single portions. Reheat in the microwave on days when energy levels are low to stay nourished.

  • Omit Blueberries

    Omit using blueberries for a basic blender pancake recipe to help combat nausea.

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