9 Irresistible Crepe Recipes You Can Make at Home

9 Irresistible Crepe Recipes You Can Make at Home

Crepes are more than just a French delicacy. The Parisian-approved pancakes are ultra-thin but oh-so-versatile. You can put just about anything and everything you want in them — savory or sweet. Fortunately, if you can’t fly to France, you can still bring its perfectly golden crust and delicate texture straight to your table. Even better: You can satisfy your griddle craving for a fraction of the calories you’d find in restaurant or food truck varieties, which are often jam-packed with sugar and fat. (Hello, Nutella spread!) Whether you’re a fan of savory crepes made with spinach, feta and mushrooms or crave sweet fillings like maple sautéed strawberries, we’re here to help you out with a handful of healthy crepe recipes you can whip up in no time. Brunch is served — bon appetit!

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9 Irresistible Crepe Recipes You Can Make at Home

1. Skinny Pumpkin Spice Cream Cheese Crepes

You can get your pumpkin spice latte fix for fewer calories (and less sugar) and more heartwarming goodness with this recipe. Blogger Amanda Plott swaps whole-wheat white flour, which gives her crepes a nutty and fluffy texture. Plus, she uses real pumpkin puree for a hit of fiber and beta-carotene. For a natural sweetener, we suggest pure maple syrup, honey or coconut sugar. Photo and recipe: Amanda Plott / The Skinny Fork 

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Quinoa Flour Crepes With Berries

2. Quinoa Flour Crepes with Berries

Whether you’re gluten-free or are vegetarian, these quinoa crepes provide a source of lean protein, fiber and iron to keep you energized throughout the day. If you can’t get a hold of quinoa flour, you can use a food processor or blender to grind the quinoa seeds up into a powder. Top the crepes with fresh berries for a touch of sweetness. Photo and recipe: Kajal Tejsinghani / AappleMint

Spinach Crepes With Creamy Mushrooms

3. Spinach Crepes with Creamy Mushrooms

Spinach and sprouted chickpeas make up the base for these savory crepes. Soaking the chickpeas overnight and then drying them helps them sprout, which increases the fiber and protein in them. Toss in sautéed mushrooms for a dose of vitamin D, and creamy cashew sauce for healthy fats and a sweet, nutty flavor. Photo and recipe: Buffy Ellen / Be Good Organics

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Vegan Buckwheat Crepes With Maple Sauteed Strawberries

4. Vegan Buckwheat Crepes with Maple Sauteed Strawberries

This decadent dish is devilishly good for all the right reasons. Buckwheat flour gives these crepes a heartier texture and flax meal pumps up heart-loving omega-3 fatty acids. Sautéing the strawberries in coconut oil caramelizes their sweetness. Instead of a dollop of whipped cream, consider a scoop of coconut milk ice cream. Photo and recipe: Iryna Bychkiv / Lavender and Macarons

Matcha Banana Protein Crepes

5. Matcha Banana Protein Crepes

Matcha makes everything magical, including these crepes. Two teaspoons of matcha powder in the batter is all you need to reap its potent benefits. Reminiscent of apple pie and banana foster, the filling features chopped apples seasoned with cinnamon and cardamom. And don’t forget the banana-flavored protein powder for staying power! Photo and recipe: Shashi / Runnin Sri Lankan

Chickpea Flour Crepes With Spring Veggies

6. Chickpea Flour Crepes with Spring Veggies

Chickpea flour is a great alternative if you’re trying to cut down on wheat and want to up your fiber. And no meal is complete without a serving of veggies. The spring vegetables used in this recipe — asparagus, watercress, shallots, peas and tomatoes — make a surprisingly “meaty” filling that’s sure to fuel your morning. Photo and recipe: Alex / Mighty Delicious

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Eggs Benedict Crepes

7. Eggs Benedict Crepes

When your two favorite brunch dishes collide, this recipe is what you get. But instead of an English muffin or a bagel, the light and fluffy crepes help cut down the carb count. And don’t worry: If the thought of making your own Hollandaise sauce intimidates you, you can always go for a store-bought sauce that’s just as delicious. Photo and recipe: Edyta Czaplicka / Innocent Delight

Red Velvet Crepes

8. Red Velvet Eggless Crepes

These red velvet crepes aren’t what you’d expect. Beetroot puree, chickpea flour and multi-grain flour make up the base for a savory batter. Fun fact: Beetroot not only gives these crepes a rich, vibrant color, it also packs vitamins C and B6. Inside, the plot thickens — with cream cheese and an herby mix of broccoli, corn, bell peppers and olives. Photo and recipe: Khushboo Kothari / Carve Your Craving

Zucchini Crepes With Tuna Salad

9. Zucchini Crepes with Tuna Salad

Instead of the same old tuna sandwich, change up your lunch routine with this savory crepe recipe. You can have a little fun with your spiralizer if you don’t own a shredder or want to have larger pieces of zucchini in the crepes. To make the tuna salad, combine tuna chunks with cottage cheese, mayonnaise, fresh lemon juice and chives. Photo and recipe: Anja Mahrenholz / Kiddielicious Kitchen