Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Weekends Are Made For Pancakes (And Fun)

Well … maybe they aren’t actually made for pancakes – but they are made for doing special things y'all mightiness non conduct hold fourth dimension to create during the week.  One of those things is making breakfast for my husband.  Gone are the days of Bisquick pancakes (don’t country my kids) because we’re moving on to something alongside a greater nutritional punch such every bit Whole Wheat Banana Pancakes with flax.

This is the get-go fourth dimension I made this recipe past times Madison at Espresso in addition to Cream but I intend it’s a keeper. (Recipe at the bottom) Anything alongside bananas ordinarily catches my attending because every bit I’ve mentioned before, I love bananas.   I wasn’t certain how many pancakes the recipe made therefore I doubled it.  Doubling made a lot therefore i recipe is in all probability but correct for 2 people.  I froze the extra pancakes so hubby tin dismiss reheat them during the calendar week for something other than the commons eggs or oatmeal.

I served the pancakes alongside a sliced Honey Crisp Apple sprinkled alongside cinnamon, Agave Nectar or dear instead of syrup, and my favorite topping, a lilliputian smear of peanut butter.  If y'all haven’t tried a Honey Crisp Apple yet, delight don’t wait!  They are an particular apple tree in addition to real tardily to respect hither inwards Virginia.  Yummy, crisp, sweetness in addition to juicy.  I haven’t had a bad i yet.

I’m also real glad to last feeling amend afterward a calendar week long battle alongside a mutual depression temperature or mild flu.  My immature lady Allie is therefore sweetness she brought me flowers spell I was sick.  It really brightened many days!

They are yet therefore pretty!

Since I was feeling therefore much amend in addition to today was but beautiful, nosotros took 2 of the dogs (Mocha in addition to Abby) in addition to drove to a nearby Civil War Battlefield to accept a walk inwards the sun.  My hubby took unopen to photos every bit I wrangled the dogs.

Bloody Angle is a battlefield inwards Spotsylvania County Virginia.  It was the site of the longest sustained intense struggle of the Civil War.  The earthen mounds they dug to protect themselves are yet visible.  For to a greater extent than information on the battlefields inwards this expanse delight catch The National Park Service.

There are therefore many acorns on the basis … doesn’t that hateful we’re

going to conduct hold a bad winter if the nutrient is plentiful?  We shall see!

Mocha in addition to Abby are enjoying the walk.

So many immature men died inwards this field. 

 The warm Sun was a welcome improver to the brisk, cool breeze this afternoon.

And final but non least, nosotros oftentimes conduct hold lovely sunsets hither inwards Fredericksburg, correct out our front end door.

Have a keen calendar week … and enjoy unopen to pancakes!

Thanks for stopping by!  Tricia

Whole Wheat Banana Pancakes

1 medium ripe banana, mashed

1 large egg

1 tsp. baking soda

1/4 tsp. salt

1 tsp. basis cinnamon

1/2 tsp. vanilla extract

1 Tbsp. sugar

1 loving cup milk

1 tbsp. basis flax (optional)

1 loving cup whole what pastry flour or all-purpose flour

Sliced bananas


In a large bowl, combine the banana, egg, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, vanilla, in addition to sugar.  Stir to combine.  Add inwards the milk, basis flax, if desired, in addition to flour.  Stir until good combined.

Preheat a nonstick skillet over medium heat.  Lightly coat alongside nonstick cooking spray.   Spoon batter, 2 pancakes at a time, into preheated skillet.  Cook for 2 or three minutes, or until bubbles course of teaching inwards the centre of the pancakes.  Flip in addition to create an additional 2 minutes.  Serve alongside sliced bananas in addition to other desired toppings.