We came down for breakfast and Gray requested pancakes and blueberries. He was eating away but his hair kept getting in his face. He asked me for a hat to keep his hair back, funny boy!
I thought I would share this pancake recipe. It is a real hit in our house and may be just what you are after to celebrate Valentines Day!
Those pink pancakes have zero food dye. They are that beautiful pink color from the lovely roasted beets that they contain. Yum! Beets are full of vitamins and antioxidants.
Red Beet Pancakes
(adapted from Weelicious)
1 ¾ cups whole wheat flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 medium beets, roasted & pureed (about 3/4 cups)
1 1/4 cup coconut milk
½ cup of honey
1/3 cup plain greek yogurt
1 large egg
3 tablespoons coconut oil, melted
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1. Mix the first 3 ingredients into a bowl.
2. Place the wet ingredients in a separate bowl and whisk thoroughly to combine.
3. Combine the dry ingredients into the wet, stir until just combined, leaving some lumps.
4. Drop a ¼ cup amount into a greased pan over medium heat. Cook for about 3 minutes a side or wait to flip until pancake is bubbly.
This makes quite a few pancakes, I usually flash freeze them on a cookie sheet and then store them in freezer bags. They reheat really well.
Gray likes them with berries, plain yogurt and a little bit of honey.