The pancake is an ancient food, archaeologists have actually found evidence of grain based cakes dating back to the Stone Age and today cultures all over the world are still making and enjoying the pancake. There are many different names for the humble pancake; crepes, Johnny cakes, or flapjacks but in essence they all contain similar ingredients and are all prepared on a hot flat surface. There is one thing we all know and that is after a meal of fresh-made-from-scratch pancakes we know we will feel full and satisfied.
This recipe not only will help you feel full and satisfied but it will nourish you and give you energy to make it until lunch.
With the addition of steel cut oats, hemp hearts and a whole apple your getting a high protein, high fiber meal full of omega fatty acids. These ingredients will help maintain normal blood sugar, help your heart and circulatory system work efficiently, keep your digestive system run smoothly and give fuel to your brain.
Use your blender to make this pancake batter a quick and easy process both for preparing and cleaning!
Steel Cut Oat and Apple Pancakes
- Yield: 2-3 dozen 1x
2 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk
2 cups steel cut oats
1/4 cup hemp hearts
1 whole apple, quartered and seeded
1/2 tsp. sea salt
2 Tbsp. coconut oil, softened
1 tsp. vanilla
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/4 tsp. nutmeg
1 Tbsp. baking powder
In a high powered blender add the almond milk, steel cut oats, apple and hemp hearts.
Blend on high speed for 2 minutes.
Add in the eggs, sea salt, coconut oil, vanilla, cinnamon and nutmeg.
Blend, pulsing for about 30 seconds.
Add in the baking powder and pulse 2-3 times until it is mixed into batter.
Allow batter to sit while you warm a griddle to medium heat.
Coat griddle with coconut oil and pour 1/4 cup batter on griddle for each pancake.
Flip pancakes once bubbles start to form. Allow other side to brown.
Enjoy topped with butter and pure maple syrup or fresh berries.