Nutmeg Cinnamon Carrot Pancakes

Say yes to your pancake craving this morning and dive into these kidney-friendly nutmeg cinnamon carrot pancakes! Not only are they healthy and oh-so-delicious, but these nutmeg cinnamon carrot pancakes are easy to make and on the table in under 30 minutes. You probably have all of the ingredients in your kitchen! Now, let’s get cooking!

Nutmeg Cinnamon Carrot Pancakes
Nutmeg Cinnamon Carrot Pancakes

Nutmeg Cinnamon Carrot Pancakes Ingredients

Appropriate for: CKD, Non-dialysis, Diabetes, Dialysis, Vegetarian, Gluten-free, Heart Healthy, Medium Phosphorus, Medium Potassium, Medium Protein, Medium Sodium

Serves Three

  • 1 ½ cups milk
  • 1 medium egg
  • 2 TBSP butter, unsalted
  • 2 medium carrots, chopped
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 dash nutmeg
  • 1 dash cinnamon
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 TBSP walnuts, chopped
  • 3 Medjool dates, chopped
  • Optional toppings: maple syrup or fresh fruit (not included in the nutrient analysis)

How to Prepare Nutmeg Cinnamon Carrot Pancakes

  • Blend milk, egg, butter, carrots, flour, baking powder, nutmeg and cinnamon into a blender until smooth
  • Pour mixture into a large bowl. Add in the walnuts and dates. Stir to thoroughly combine
  • Heat a non-stick skillet over medium-low heat. Pour ⅓ cup of batter onto a lightly greased pan
  • Flip the pancake when bubbles start to form on the surface or until two minutes have passed
  • Cook the other side of the pancake for another 1 to 2 minutes
  • Transfer cooked pancake to a plate
  • Cover plate with foil to keep warm
  • Repeat this process until all the batter is finished (approximately 6 pancakes)
  • Serve warm with maple syrup and butter

Nutmeg Cinnamon Carrot Pancakes Nutrition Facts

(per serving)

Calories 383
Carbohydrates 51 g
Protein 11 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Total Fat 15 g
Sodium 280 mg
Potassium 494 mg
Phosphorus 246 mg

We love sharing our kidney-healthy recipes with you like these nutmeg cinnamon carrot pancakes! We try to share a new recipe every week. So, if you’re craving a favorite food, but it’s not on your kidney diet, please let us know. We’ll look into it and try to add a kidney-friendly version to our list of upcoming recipe blogs. For more kidney-healthy recipes, visit our blog.


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About Shree Mulay, MD
Shree Mulay, MD, is a nephrologist and co-owner of The Kidney Experts. He went to medical school at Mahatma Gandhi Mission Medical College and completed his residency at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY.  Shree manages patients at several West Tennessee Healthcare Hospital locations and serves at numerous dialysis locations across the region. He also sees patients at four kidney care clinic locations. Funny, caring and always wanting to help, Shree is passionate about his practice and devotes much of his time to his patients.

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