Nick

Kara

2.21.2010

Milk Winner & Vegan/Gluten Free Pancakes

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Pancake Sunday!
Today I tried these pancakes ala Avery and holy moly - they were awesome!!! I had been making all different kinds - protein pancakes - too dry, experimental pancakes, amazing grass pancakes - yea.. all were pretty terrible but these were AMAZING. And great for Nick too!

Avery's Vegan & GF Pancakes: (5 good sized or 8 minis)
In a blender (or if you are lucky enough, a Vita-Mix):

a chopped apple
a banana
1/4 cup almond or your choice of milk
1 T. flaxseeds

BLEND AWAY!







Obtain the rest of the ingredients and mix together while the blender mix sits for a few:
1/3 cup dry oatmeal
2 T. whole wheat flour (or flour of your choice)
1/4 tsp. baking powder
cinnamon
vanilla
1/4 cup almond milk (or choice milk)

Add these in and blend again. Let it sit for a few more minutes while you heat up the skillet.
Use coconut oil, or whatever you use on the pan so that it doesn't stick. I love coconut oil because a little bit seems to go a long way. Cook away! Avery suggested 4 minutes first side, 3 minutes second side.

Taste: you could taste the apple-banana flavors, very moist and sweet! No syrup needed! I did put some peanut butter on top. Haha.

THUMBS UP!! A must make.



NICK was a fan but he is really into dropping all his food on the floor!


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We are having a HEAT WAVE here - it's mid 40s!! I ran 3 miles outside today. It was sooo slow and I walked up the hill in my island circle here - with all of the snow I just ran 15 laps around my island - it felt SO good to be outside. I couldn't fathom another step on the treadmill. I can't wait for spring!

9 comments:

  1. Yay for perfect pancakes!

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  2. Ugh, I can't wait for spring. So thankful for some 40 degree temps and sunshine to melt the mountains of snow still on our street.

    Those pancakes look pretty awesome.

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  3. Love the pic of nick!! I ran outside today too- it was 42 and sunny... too bad we are getting 10 inches of snow tonight! *tears*

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  4. LOVE the pancake recipe - going to make it for my guys!! xo Helen

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  5. It's so "great" when they reach that age of discovering cause and effect. ...if I drop these __(fill in the blank)___ it goes splat on the floor & mommy comes over to get it!

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  6. Hehehehe...we had pancake Sunday yesterday and I thought of you! My hubbs made me some organic TJ's when we got back from my long run and they were the tastiest pancakes ever :)
    Glad you were able to get outside to run!!! :)

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  7. I've thoroughly enjoyed our 40-degree heat wave :) It's not enough to melt the dirty snow, but I'll take it anyway!

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  8. Your pictures always look better than the description. :o) I should have you cook for me and NOT tell me what's in it.

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  9. Hmm I made these and they didn't hold together at all. They just looked like cooked porridge. =( Any tips?

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