Yam Pancakes

  I took one leftover yam from dinner (you can leave these in the flesh, and put them in the fridge.  They are great as leftovers or to use in recipes)   Yam Pancakes 1/2 cup of the cooked yam scooped out from it's skin. 1 cup low fat milk 1/2 tsp. cinnamon 1/2 tsp. vanilla 1 egg I blended all ingredients in a blender (Magic Bullet Actually), until it was smooth and runny. Then I put in a bowl: 3/4 cup whole wheat flour 2 tsp. baking powder 1/4 tsp. salt Then added the Read more [...]

Seven Simple Steps to Single

  By Gretchen Schiller “Sooo…when do I update my Facebook relationship status to ‘Single’?” She asked me while walking down the sidewalk. My friend and her husband are in the process of getting divorced. “Uhm, I’m not sure really, maybe not just yet, maybe when you move out, ya know, have your own apartment…?” Drawing out the word apartment, emphasizing my answer is really a question. “Yeah. Probably. OK. That sounds right. OK.” She looked down at the pavement, focused, Read more [...]

Super Duper Oatmeal Pancakes

    Super Duper Oatmeal Pancakes Serves 4-6 Preparation Time: 30 Minutes   Ingredients: ¼ cup whole-wheat flour ¼ cup all-purpose flour ¼ cup rolled oats ? cup chopped dried cranberries and apricots 1 tsp. baking powder ¾ tsp. salt 1 egg ½ cup 1% milk 1½ cups cooked oatmeal 1 Tbsp. vegetable oil, for frying 2 cups chopped fresh nectarines and plums, as topping Honey (1 Tbsp. per serving) Directions: 1. Heat oven to 200° F. Combine flours, oats, dried cranberries Read more [...]

Potato Pancakes

            Potato Pancakes Ingredients 2 bacon slices 2 cups chopped onion 3 garlic cloves, chopped 1 1/2 pounds shredded potato  or left over mashed potatoes 1/3 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese 3/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 2 large eggs 1 tablespoon butter 1/4 cup sour cream Directions: Preheat oven 350 degrees Cook bacon in skillet until crisp, remove bacon, and crumble. Add onion and garlic to drippings in pan, and stir while Read more [...]

Cauliflower Pancakes!

    Cauliflower Pancakes 1 1/2 cups homemade pancake mix 1 1/2 cups water 1 cup cauliflower 1 egg Whenever I add pureed vegetables to our foods, I usually blend it first with the other liquid ingredients. Place 1 cup of cauliflower in microwave safe bowl. Cover cauliflower with water and microwave until tender (5-10 minutes) With 1 1/2 cups of the water used to cook the cauliflower, and the 1 cup of cauliflower, place in blender, and puree until smooth. Then add the egg and Read more [...]

Wheat Free Pancakes with a kick of protein!

        Ingredients you need to make Wheat Free Pancakes with a kick of protein! 1/2 cup oats 1/2 cup cottage cheese 2 eggs (Or 4 egg whites..which is what I  used) 1 tsp vanilla 1/4 tsp cinnamon 1/4 tsp nutmeg 1 TBL canola Oil Blend all these ingredients together in a blender but make sure you don't over blend though.   Recipe originally posted on Super Healthy Kids. The experts in making fruits & vegetables simply, fun, & delicious! The blogs Read more [...]

Make Your Own Pancake Mix

  Make Your Own Pancake Mix   This is a great tip to save money on your grocery bill!  Why are you paying so much for Pancake Mix when you can make it so easily. 2        cups whole wheat flour 3        cups white flour 1        1/4 cup powdered milk 1/4      cup sugar 1/8      Cup baking powder 1        TBLS salt.   Store it in an airtight container, and write the recipe to make pancakes and tape on the container.   To make the pancakes Read more [...]