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Healthy Pancakes - Flapjacks (Breakfast, Noon, or Supper)
4 years ago

Pancakes is good anytime for a meal.  You need something in a quick fix, this is your choice.



Blueberry Pancakes


2 cups unbleached flour

4 tsp. baking powder
1   1/2 cups milk or soya milk (add to consistency)
Beat 2 eggs in bowl. Add to flour mixture.  
Mix together till well blended.
 Pour ladle at a time into oiled pan. Add about 1/2 handful of  blueberries  then flip.Cook till done. Makes 6 medium pancakes.

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4 years ago

Occassionally I make a batch of pancakes and have the first ones freshly made. For the next few days I will eat them as snacks with nut butter on them; often popping them in the toaster for a few minutes. YUM!

4 years ago

Speaking of snacks, Diana~just opened your group~voila, I have my leftover pancakes...lovely chat~ of pancakes~ anytime 


4 years ago

Mmmm absolutely love pancakes and such great photos, although I always have just the regular old-fashioned/traditional style of pancakes I think adding blueberries or strawberries might be a great try as could some of these:

4 years ago

Nance, I wish I had some left over pancakes. 

I am cat sitting and I did not bring all the ingredients to make some. Most people don't have the right ingredients in their cupboard. These people have lots of white sugar, margarine and artificial flavourings. Have to make pancakes with wholesome ingredients

Garnet Jenn. yes have some fun next time you make pancakes.

Happy Pancake day!
2 years ago

Interesting Facts About Pancake Day
• The custom grew up because of a legend dating from 1445. On Shrove Tuesday, one woman was still making pancakes as the church bells rang. Rather than be late she took her frying pan and pancake with her.
• The largest pancake measured 15.01 m (49 ft 3 in) in diameter and was 2.5 cm (1 in) thick and weighed 3 tonnes (6,614 lb). It was made in Rochdale, Manchester, UK in 1994, by the Co-Operative Union.
• The most tosses of a pancake in one minute is 140 flips, by Australian celebrity chef Brad Jolly during an event in Sydney in 2012.
• Pancake Day began as a pagan holiday. They ate pancakes to get the power, light and warmth of the sun.
• The big celebration in New Orleans ends abruptly at midnight on Tuesday; streetsweepers push the crowds out of the French Quarter.
• Pancake recipes can be found in cook books as far back as 1439. The tradition of tossing or flipping them is almost as old.

“I don’t have to tell you I love you. I fed you pancakes.” â€• Kathleen Flinn

OK, now let’s make some pancakes and syrup with healthy ingredients.

cornmeal pancakes

Gluten Free and Vegan Cornmeal Pancakes


This recipe is my version of pancakes without the milk or eggs. Good news is that if you are honoring Lent you can still eat them. Whenever I make these pancakes no one seems to notice the lack of those two ingredients.



  • 1/2 cup cornmeal
  • 3/4 cup brown rice flour
  • 1/4 cup chickpea flour
  • 1/4 cup potato flour
  • 2 tbsp Flax meal
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 5 tsp baking powder
  • 2 1/4 cups water
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil or melted coconut oil



1. Mix dry ingredients together.
2. Make a well in the center of dry ingredients.
3. Pour water and oil into center.
4. Mix together with a large wooden spoon.
5. Mix only until moistened – taking care not to over-mix (small lumps are normal).
6. Pour 1/3 to 1/2 cup of the batter into a hot oiled frying pan.
7. Fry on medium heat.
8. Turn when bubbles form on top and brown other side.

Orange syrup: so delicious and easy to make.

Orange Syrup

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2 years ago

I made the orange syrup and it was so good. TY

2 years ago

A friend tells me it's Pancake Day today.  Now here's a celebration I can really get behind!

2 years ago

We need a petition to make it Pancake day EVERY DAY!  Yum!

2 years ago


Don't forget Maple Syrup ; )

2 years ago

Yum to maple syrup also. Thanks Marie!

1 year ago

Unfortunately I have gone Paleo AIP...and I have a problem with coconuts I'm thinking because of inulin fiber. It seems the only thing I can have is the maple syrup at this point. I've got a challenge for the food savvy here....if you cannot have gluten, grains, psuedograins, beans, legumes, flax, chia, nightshades, nuts or seeds.....what else out there can you make pancakes out of??? 

1 year ago

Potato Pancakes! Get the book "The Grain Free Family Table by Carrie Vitt. The hardcover is $21.59 at Barnes & Noble. She is on the website deliciously


1 year ago

Wow Roxanna, that isa challenging way to eat! How is it goingfor you? Do you feel healthier?

1 year ago

It's been a bit unbearable at times and frustrating but I can now tolerate chia, quinoa and buckwheat if they are ground into flour and mixed with Bob's Red Mill 1:1 flour which makes them less dense. So very happy as pancakes can be made sweet or savory, are quick, freeze well, and are great vehicle for healthy fats :O) My energy levels are much improved :O) Cassava pancakes were not the joy they should have been....not only could I not get them to cook properly but I think it was too much starch for me to handle.

1 year ago

Happy to hear that Roxana. Thank you for the tip about freezing them as I never thought of doing that but will now. I often eat left over pancakes the next day; I put them in the toaster.

Also, I like them savoury too.

1 year ago

Love the onions and spices in indian pancakes. We are too hooked on sweet in the U.S. The least parents can do is use that extra pancake/waffle mix to make extra and freeze. Would go a long way in getting kids to eat healthier as they do freeze well and so easy for kids to pop into the toaster instead of eating those horrible hybrids they have in the store. One of my favorite Paleo mamas pours the batter in muffin tins and sticks sausage in the middle and bakes it up which are also freezer friendly. Kids love anything with a surprise in the middle :O) I have more mature tastes and am more of a crepe fan though I have to add an egg to keep my gluten free flour together and add the coconut oil to the batter itself and not the pan to prevent sticking in my stainless steel pan. My "stocky" pancakes do well with just chia seeds alone.

1 year ago

Roxanna, I don't add eggs ever and may GF pancakes stick together. Try my recipe above with flax, chick pea flour and potato flour.


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