Daily Archives: May 29, 2015

Foodie Friday: Banana & Blueberry Pancakes

Another week has passed us by.  It has been a challenging week here in Houston with all the rain, flooding, and sadly the missing people.  My heart has just been breaking for a few families who have lost multiple members.  😦  It has just been a reminder to keep telling the ones you love that you love them.
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Onto a bit of a happier note.  It is Foodie Friday again, and this week our theme was bananas!  Well bananas are on of my most favorite foods!  I could eat them all day and be a happy girl!  As a nanny I strive to provide nutritious meals to the kids I am watching.  The kids LOVE to cook/bake with me.  The other morning they wanted some blueberry pancakes!  Well, we happened to have the ingredients and so we went to town!  I have to say that these are some of the BEST pancakes I have ever made!  They were fluffy on the inside and a little crispy on the outside.  Add in fresh blueberries and they were AMAZING!

Banana & Blueberry Pancakes
Ingredients
1 mashed banana
1 cup almond milk
1 egg, beaten
1/4 tsp vanilla
2 TBS coconut oil
1 cup gluten free all purpose flour
2 TBS coconut sugar
2 tsp baking powder
1 container fresh blueberries, washed and dried
Cinnamon to sprinkle on top if desired
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Directions
1. Mix wet ingredients together into the mashed banana
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2. Mix dry ingredients together
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3. Slowly mix wet ingredients into the dry ingredients then add blueberries
4. Heat frying pan, place a pat of butter on it
5. Pour about 1/8-1/4 c of batter onto the pan (most likely more than one will fit at a time.) Sprinkle on cinnamon if desired
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6. When pancakes are bubbly and a little firm on the edges, flip them.  Cook another 1-3 min until firm.
7. Enjoy
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