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Weekend breakfast idea

13 Oct

Weekend breakfast idea

On Saturday mornings at my house, my husband gets up early with the kids and they make a big breakfast. Fresh farm eggs, butcher bacon and usually pancakes! All of those aromas coupled with the smell of fresh coffee is a wonderful way to wake up–as opposed to my daughter surprising us with a crack-of-dawn dance party in our bedroom!

Here is a recipe for vegan banana pancakes. They are delicious and kid-approved!:

Banana buckwheat pancakes

o    1 cup buckwheat flour
o    1 tbsp agave nectar
o    1 cup unsweetened coconut milk
o    1 ripe banana, mashed
o    2 tbsp ground flax
o    1 tsp baking powder
o    1 tsp baking soda
o    ⅛ tsp pink Himalayan salt
o    Coconut oil, for the skillet
o    Walnuts, banana slices and maple syrup, to serve

In a large bowl, mix the buckwheat flour, ground flax, salt, baking powder and baking soda. Add mashed banana, coconut milk and agave syrup to the dry ingredients and mix to combine, until you obtain a thick but runny batter. Grease a cast-iron skillet and heat over medium heat. Scoop ¼ cup batter into the skillet and cook until little bubbles appear on the surface (about two minutes). Flip over and cook for two more minutes.  Before serving, top with banana slices, walnuts and a drizzle of local maple syrup.


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Kirsten Almon ND
and the Erin Mills Optimum Health team
(905) 828-2014

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