Ricotta Pancakes

30 minutes


1 ½ cups almond meal
1/4 cup coconut sugar
4 eggs beaten
½ cup Ricotta cheese
1 ½ cups unsweetened almond milk
zest of 1/2 lemon
1 tsp Vanilla essence
1 Tbsp coconut oil, melted


This flourless ricotta pancakes recipe makes delicious gluten-free ricotta pancakes, which are a delightful balance of comfort, protein and great flavour. These lusciously creamy, high protein ricotta pancakes make the perfect soft and nourishing breakfast to enjoy after bariatric surgery. The ricotta cheese pancakes have a smooth, fluffy texture that is easy to digest - even during the post-op soft food stage. Eggs and protein-rich almond milk supply sustained energy to fuel your mornings, making these high protein pancakes a fantastic breakfast option that will keep you feeling full and satisfied for hours. 

These ricotta pancakes are easy to make, so whip up a batch on those slow weekend mornings when you want an indulgent breakfast after a luxurious sleep in. The preparation for these flourless ricotta pancakes is simple - just mix the wet and dry ingredients and cook up the batter into tender cakes. This recipe for ricotta pancakes is a great portion controlled bariatric recipe, as you have full control over the size of the pancakes by pouring more or less batter per pancake as you cook them. Top these ricotta pancakes with fresh berries and a drizzle of honey for a nutritional boost of antioxidants and natural sweetness. So, treat yourself to the indulgence of these creamy high protein pancakes - your body needs the nourishment and your tastebuds deserve the pleasure after bariatric surgery.

Main Benefits

  • Creamy, smooth texture - Gentle after surgery.
  • High in protein - Promotes healing.
  • Quick and satisfying - Easy breakfast.


  • Step 1

    Mix wet ingredients in a bowl: Ricotta, beaten eggs, almond milk, coconut oil and vanilla essence

  • Step 2

    Mix dry ingredients in a separate bowl: almond meal, coconut sugar, lemon zest

  • Step 3

    Add the wet to the dry ingredients and combine well

  • Step 4

    Cook in disk-shaped portion sizes in a greased non-stick pan over medium heat cook until bubbles form on the top, flip and cook on the other side until pancake is cooked through. Serve with your choice of fruit - bananas, berries, yoghurt, honey, more ricotta