Tasty, healthful, antioxidant rich and vegan… These Strawberry Banana Pancakes are a great way to start the day!
Pancakes have been with us for a very long time. There is evidence of pancake cookery from the Stone Age. Analysis of grinding tools from about 30,000 years ago suggests that pancakes were among the first foods that humans learned to cook.
The ancient Greeks and Romans ate pancakes that were sweetened with honey and in the Elizabethan era, pancakes were a popular breakfast food flavored with spices, rosewater, sherry and apples.
With origins in the Middle Ages, Shrove Tuesday or Pancake Day falls on the first Tuesday before Ash Wednesday, a day of feasting before the beginning of Lent. Traditionally lots of pancakes were eaten as a way to use up eggs, milk and sugar before the 40 days of fasting during Lent. Continue reading “Hot off the Griddle ~ High Protein Strawberry Banana Pancakes ~ No Added Fat!”
Delightful Red White and Blue Pancakes made healthy and delicious without eggs or dairy and contain zero cholesterol or saturated fat!
Celebrate your independence from high fat, cholesterol and saturated fat loaded foods with these delightful Red White and Blue Pancakes this 4th of July!
Whether sweet or savory, pancakes are not just for breakfast or brunch anymore. Diners and some restaurant chains are known for serving breakfast any time of day and you can enjoy these tasty and nutritious pancakes any time of the day … or year, too!
Plump, sweet and juicy, fresh blueberries and strawberries bring great nutrition and powerful antioxidants to the table. Continue reading “Patriotic Pancakes”
These fluffy and fabulous vegan pancakes will blow you away, but first a word about this vibrant indigo superfood…
Plump, sweet and juicy, blueberries are second only to strawberries in popularity in the U.S. and are among the most nutrient dense of all berries.
Blueberries are low in calories and rich in nutrients. A one-cup serving contains just 84 calories, 24 percent of the RDA for vitamin C, 36 percent of the RDA for vitamin K and 25 percent of the RDA for manganese.
Antioxidants are essential to optimal health, fighting free radicals, the unstable molecules that can damage DNA and cellular structures and contribute to aging and diseases like cancer.
Blueberries have one of the highest concentrations of antioxidants found in the plant kingdom. Continue reading “Antoxidant Rich and Absolutely Delicious Blueberry Pancakes”