Friday, January 15, 2016

Mama's Buckwheat Pancakes.......Yes Please!

Hey Folks, 
Its a new year and I'm actually feeling pretty good. Not going to 2015 kinda sucked. But I worked my arse off for the second half of the year and my efforts have been worth it. I almost hate to put it in writing as it's a constant roller coaster and I never know if it's going to stick...........but I'm feeling pretty darn good this week. Not perfect. But good. Yay!  

And I'm pretty determined to keep it that way. So I have been doing a fair amount of cooking, baking and creating to try and keep my belly satisfied with clean foods so I don't start eating things I know that make me sick. I know that sounds simple for the average person but the list of foods I don't tolerate is very long so time constraints, availability and frankly hunger can make it hard to do.

I'm not going to lie, I have been eating a lot of sweets. I find it very hard to stay away from them (mainly chocolate and home-made Nanaimo bars) during the holidays and once I fire up that sweet tooth it takes a lot of work to get back on track. Instead of going cold turkey I'm trying to wean myself off............its really difficult. But I'm working on it. And by Lent I will be really to go cold turkey.

I have also been working on incorporating some buckwheat into my diet. Its actually not a grain and not related to wheat. They call it a pseudo-grain. And so far I seem to be tolerating it. Quinoa is also a pseudo-grain but I DO NOT tolerate it. No sir. Its all a matter of experimenting and paying attention.

I need some variety in my breakfasts. I love eggs..............but you can only eat so many. And I drink a ton of smoothies.........but they don't keep me full like "real food" does.

So I played with making some buckwheat pancakes and I was pretty happy with the result. Something to throw in the rotation to keep things interesting. I've been topping them with fruit and a tiny, tiny bit of maple syrup. Yum.

Here's to a very healthy and happy 2016! Happy New Year (I'm not that late - Ukrainian New Year was just yesterday).......................

Buckwheat Pancakes

by MamaChanty
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Keywords: fry breakfast dairy free grain free almond flour buckwheat flour coconut flour egg
Ingredients (16 pancakes)
    Dry Ingredients
    • 1/2 cup buckwheat flour
    • 1/4 cup coconut flour
    • 1/4 cup almond flour
    • 1 Tbsp arrowroot starch
    • 1/2 tsp baking powder
    • 1/4 tsp baking soda
    Wet Ingredients
    • 2 eggs, beaten
    • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk with 1 tsp apple cider vinegar
    • 2 Tbsp grape seed oil or melted coconut oil
    • 1 Tbsp sweetener of choice
    • 1 tsp vanilla
    Combine dry ingredients and wet ingredients separately and then mix together. I fry them over medium heat in grape seed oil. Ensure they are bubbling through before turning over.
    I cool and then freeze my extra's. I reheat them in the toaster and they taste almost as good as fresh.
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