Starting off the day in the right way can set you up for success. And as you know, having a good breakfast is one of the ways you can boost your morning, and ultimately, your day. I love pancakes, but the sugar and flour leaves me feeling slightly ill afterwards. When I started doing some reading to find a healthier recipe, most of the ones I found had expensive ingredients that are hard to come by. I found a few more simple recipes, adapted and combined them, and came up with this healthy, sugar free, flourless pancake recipe.
Healthy Breakfast Pancakes – serves 1
You will need:
1/2 cup of oats
1 teaspoon of vanilla essence
1 teaspoon of cinnamon
Mix all the ingredients together in a blender until the mixture is fairly smooth.
Fry the mixture in a pan with a little bit of butter (you could use coconut oil alternatively).
This mixture usually makes about 4 small pancakes. I usually have mine with some honey and chopped strawberries or blueberries on the top.
In my family, my dad is known for the amazing steak he cooks, my mom I known for her to-die-for cheesecake and I am known for my pancakes (if I may say so myself). I love everything about pancakes from making them right until eating them up. Today I’ll be sharing my pancake recipe with you.
1 ½ tablespoons of sugar
a pinch of salt
¾ cup milk
1 cup of cake flour (I’ve used self-raising flour too, and it still tastes great!)
1 teaspoon of vanilla extract (You could also use vanilla essence but extract smells way better and has a richer flavour.
Add egg and sugar in a bowl and whisk well.
Add in milk, water and vanilla extract and whisk again.
Add in flour and salt and mix until there are no lumps in the mixture.
Add butter to a hot pan and pour in mixture.
Fry until golden brown on each side and cooked all the way through.
One of my favourite books of all time is Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren. I fell in love with Pippi and the beautiful illustrations by Lauren Child when I first read the book. (Pippi loves baking too…)