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Buckwheat Pancakes with Smoked Salmon and Cottage Cheese

healthy and easy buckwheat pancakes with protein packed salmon and cottage cheese
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: breakfast/brunch
Servings: 8
Author: Karon Grieve


  • 3 tbsp almond milk
  • 2 tbsp plain yogurt
  • 65 g/2 1/2oz buckwheat flour
  • 1 large egg separated
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 2 tbsp cottage cheese
  • 4 slices smoked salmon chopped up
  • 1 tsp chives snipped into tiny pieces
  • black pepper


  • Whist the egg yolk with the almond milk and yogurt.
  • Add in the dry ingredients whisking well to combine.
  • In a separate bowl whisk the egg white to form soft peaks.
  • Gently fold the egg whites into the milk mixture and stir to combine but try not to knock the air out of the egg whites.
  • Heat just 1 tsp of coconut oil or butter in a frying pan and when hot drop tablespoons of the pancake batter into the pan.
  • Once bubbles form on the top flip them over and cook on the other side till golden.
  • Mix the cottage cheese with chopped smoked salmon and chives.
  • Add a sprinkling of freshly ground black pepper.
  • Serve pancakes warm and top with the salmon mixture and maybe a slice of cucumber and a tasty black olive or two.


gluten free, sugar free