|November 30, 2023

Paleo Spiced Turmeric Pancakes

By Bulletproof Staff
Reviewed for Scientific Accuracy

Paleo Spiced Turmeric Pancakes

Turmeric pancakes recipe & content provided by Rosie Tran, Kale In The Clouds

These golden turmeric pancakes are a paleo-friendly alternative to traditional sweet pancakes. With a blend of anti-inflammatory spices and warm flavors, these pancakes taste like a golden milk latte and pack every bite with the benefits of resistant starch.

Related: Turmeric Beef Bone Broth

Instead of other resistant starch sources like green bananas or cooked and cooled white rice, these turmeric pancakes incorporate starchy flour from the cassava root. Cassava is a good occasional source of resistant starch because it is low in antinutrients and fructose, all while adding a dense texture to these turmeric pancakes. Always cook your cassava, since it can be toxic in its raw state!

These turmeric pancakes get a sweet finish from a melty coconut butter topping, but you can also top them with grass-fed ghee, whipped coconut cream, or even low-carb jam. Serve with a paleo chai latte or a pumpkin spice latte for a delicious way to start the day.

Spiced turmeric pancakes taste just like a golden milk latte, and are packed with paleo-friendly ingredients and resistant starch.

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Paleo Spiced Turmeric Pancakes

Spiced turmeric pancakes taste just like a golden milk latte, and are packed with paleo-friendly ingredients and resistant starch.
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DietDairy-Free, Grain-Free, Paleo
Servings2 People


  • ¾ cup cassava flour
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup full-fat canned coconut milk (BPA-free)
  • ¼ cup Bulletproof Grass-Fed Ghee , or coconut oil, melted, plus more for greasing
  • 1 tsp ground ceylon cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ground turmeric
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp stevia or birch xylitol
  • ½ tsp ground black pepper (optional)
  • ½ tsp baking soda


  • In a large mixing bowl, blend dry ingredients together.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk eggs.
  • Add the melted ghee and coconut milk to the eggs. Stir until liquids combine.
  • Add the liquid mixture to the dry ingredients and mix until a batter forms.
  • Heat a skillet on medium heat and add about 1 teaspoon of ghee to grease.
  • When warmed, add two spoonfuls of batter to the skillet. Flip when you can easily slide a spatula underneath the pancakes. Continue until no batter remains.
  • If desired, mix coconut and macadamia butters together while pancakes cook.
  • Serve turmeric pancakes warm with coconut and macadamia butters and coconut flakes.

Nutritional Information

  • Calories: 628
  • Fat: 56 g
  • Protein: 8 g
  • Fiber: 7 g
  • Sugar: 2 g
  • Carbohydrates: 48 g
  • Net Carbs: 41 g
  • Sodium: 457 mg

Note on ingredients: Except for coconut, all nuts are considered “suspect” on the Bulletproof Diet because of their high levels of omega-6 fats, susceptibility to mold, and lectins that can be tough on your gut. Use nuts in moderation, or remove them from your diet and reintroduce in small amounts to test your sensitivity. Black pepper is a suspect spice on the Bulletproof Diet, and highly susceptible to performance-robbing mold toxins. To reduce your risk, omit pepper or grind it fresh using high-quality whole peppercorns.

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