So this recipe comes just in time for a nice mother's day breakfast or brunch, and you may need a daddy or other helper if you have smaller children. Or, make it all together and enjoy. The pancakes have a good amount of fresh strawberry puree in them to give them a pink hue and with a touch of fresh berries, or bananas or your favorite topping these pancakes are absolutely divine!
Whole Grain Pink Berry Pancake Recipe
(gluten, dairy, egg, nut, sugar-free and vegan)
1 cup of buckwheat groats 1 cup of gluten-free rolled oats
*Grind each grain, separately in magic bullet or high powered blender to make a heaping cup of flour- about 1 1/4 cup of each flour*
2 TB of aluminum-free baking powder2 TB of chia seed meal2 TB of grape seed oil or light olive oil2-3 TB of maple syrup or coconut palm sugar1 ts. of pure vanilla extract or 12 drops of liquid vanilla stevia extract2 cup of non-dairy milk (I use So Delicious coconut milk beverage )2/3 cup of pureed fresh strawberries (or raspberry)1 fresh lemon juiced (1-2 TB)optional: zest from one lemon (about 1-2 tsps.)
optional additions or toppings:fresh strawberriesfresh raspberriesfresh sliced bananasgoji berrieslocal maple syrupraw and local honeyPancake Instructions:*First, grind your buckwheat groats and oats separately so that you have your flour for the pancakes. Then, mix the flours and all of the dry ingredients together in a large bowl. Then add the wet and whisk well together. You know your batter is doing well when you start to see the batter-bubbles appear and the batter thickens.
*Then, warm either your skillet or griddle and use some coconut oil or ghee to grease up the frying area. Then use a 1/4 or 1/3 measuring cup to pour batter over the hot skillet to make a good sized pancake.
*Let cook for about 2 minutes and you will see bubbles on the top and then you know to turn to the other side. Cook for an additional 1-2 minutes. Make sure you keep the heat on low to medium so avoid burning! This recipe makes 1-2 dozen cakes depending on how large you make them.
Well, that's my kind of special 'mom' breakfast. Pink pancakes. Lots of colors, fresh sweetness and spring time lovin'. I hope you have a great weekend filled with love, flowers and the great outdoors! Much love as always! And to all the momma's, Happy Mother's Day!