Pancakes are definitely a favorite food in my house. I try to make up a big batch on most weekends and have a stash in my freezer ready to go for easy breakfasts and snacks. I love how you can add so many different fruits and veggies into pancakes. You better bet I leave out the sugar (or replace with rice malt syrup) in all of my pancakes. I serve pancakes either dry or with fresh fruit, we use maple syrup only for special occasions (like when we were on vacation in Vermont). I also have fun experimenting with different flours like buckwheat, oat, whole wheat, and almond flour – I rarely use only whole wheat flour (and never white flour) in my pancakes.

You know what I don’t love about pancakes? How long it takes to cook up a big batch! You can usually find me with a chair pulled up to the stove (or trying to fold a load of laundry in between flipping). And you better bet I’m eating them while they are cooking – get ‘em while their hot!

Here are 5 of my favorite pancake recipes!

Face Plant (Beet) Pancakes

Whole Wheat Apple Pie Pancakes

Carrot Cake Pancakes

Green Smoothie Pancakes

Buckwheat and Banana Pancakes from It’s All Good

…I’ve also been wanting to try these Lemon Cardamom Pancakes

I’ve tried a couple different pumpkin pancakes (and even tried experimenting with my own recipe) but haven’t found any I am happy with. If you have a good recipe, let me know!

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