Combine the flax meal and water in a small bowl. Mix and set aside.
Combine all dry ingredients in a mixing bowl. Whisk together.
Combine wet ingredients in a separate bowl. Whisk together.
Pour wet ingredients in to the mixing bowl with the dry ingredients. Add the flax egg. Whisk until everything is smooth.
Heat a non-stick skillet or low/medium heat. Add oil. Once skillet is hot, scoop ¼ cup of the batter and add to the pan. Spread the batter evenly. Allow pancake to cook until the edges start to harden and the center starts to cook. Flip the pancake and cook until both sides are crispy and golden brown. Remove from pan and set aside. repeat for the remaining batter.
** To make oat flour: Add 1 heaped cup of oats to a food processor and process for about 1 minute on high power or until a fine flour forms.