Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Pancakes!

Day11

I just seen the commercial for all-you-can-eat pancakes. Mmm pancakes. So I've seen a couple of different recipes. Who has had the best paleo pancakes? Mandie made some with sun butter and applesauce. I didn't get any but she said they were good. I can't imagine the texture being anything like pancakes. Anyways, recipes?

17 comments:

  1. Made a variation on these last weekend:

    http://everydaypaleo.com/2009/11/22/almond-meal-griddle-cakes/

    Not too bad. Topped with a little applesauce.

    This recipe seemed to involve the least amount of work, so I went for it. Oddly enough, I didn't mess up any. Will make again, A+

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  2. This post made me laugh. Best quote, "Mandie made some with sun butter and applesauce. I didn't get any but she said they were good."

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  3. This recipe was from Joey a while ago, they're a little difficult to get the consistency down, but delicious nonetheless.

    Quick Paleo Pancakes

    Time: 10 minutes

    • 2 eggs
    • 1/2 C unsweetened applesauce
    • 1/2 C nut butter (not peanut butter! - almond/macadamia nut butter works well)
    • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
    • 1/4 tsp vanilla extract
    • coconut oil

    Mix all of the ingredients except the coconut oil in a bowl. Stir well, until you have a uniform batter. Next, use a bit of coconut oil to grease a non stick skillet. Spread some of the batter into the skillet to form a pancake, then cook over low/medium heat. Flip after 1 to 2 minutes, being careful not to burn them!

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  4. I laughed out loud at that too, Jonny! Way to go Mandie - you eat 'em all!!

    Joey's pancake recipe is phenomenal. When I make them I use a mix of almond butter and macadamia nut butter (ratio of 2:1 almond to mac because of consistency and high amt of fat in the mac butter). Sooo good. I made them for my whole non-paleo family the the day after Christmas and they were floored. I always top with fresh peaches or fresh blueberries and a bit of organic maple syrup and they are TO DIE FOR.

    I actually don't like almond butter at all- but always have it in the fridge for this recipe alone. The consistency of these is exactly the same as pancakes.

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  5. OR if you can find organic peach or blueberry preserves with no sugar added (I found these at the Southport Grocery Store - it contains just fruit and pectin) then you can use that to top them without maple syrup. Also delicious!

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  6. Rudy, this is a very timely post. I was just thinking the other day that I feel like the only person who does NOT like paleo pancakes! The consistency is funny and both times that I've made them, they've turned out kinda dry. Maybe I need to give them another try.
    Kerry, thanks for the tip on the preserves...that might help.

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  7. For those like myself who like Egg McMuffins, I came across this recipe the other day. I haven't tried it yet, but it looks solid. I think you could basically use the paleo pancake recipe and then put whatever you want (eggs, sausage, etc.) in between.

    http://www.sonofgrok.com/2009/03/the-mcsog-breakfast-sandwich/

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  8. I made some similar to the above recipe. Just a little more relative vanilla and cinnamon.

    1/4 C apple sauce
    1/4 C almond butter
    1/2 tsp vanilla extract
    1/2 tsp cinnamon

    Surprisingly good! Very close to normal pancake texture, too.
    I put pears on top.

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  9. Jess, I too tried the Joey pancake recipe a while back and thought it was pretty gross. I used almond butter. But since so many people raved about it, I gave it another try but this time used cashew butter, threw in blueberries, and also added a quarter cup of flaxseed meal to try make the texture not so dense and rubbery. It was MUCH better and I would make it again.

    Amy, your recipe doesn't have any eggs and the pancake still held together? That's interesting. And you say the texture was like regular pancakes. I will definitely try that.

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  10. With all the recipes, we need to put together a CrossFit Chicago Paleo cookbook. I think Erin O had a recipe book for the nutritional seminar, but I didn't get to go.

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  12. Rudy, are you getting soft? Eat a Steak. I need to stop looking at these post about breakfast foods. I love everything breakfast/brunch! I pulled a few recipes off everyday paleo and I am going to give them a shot. I could never sub a thing like pancakes because it is a SIN.

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  13. Nutella. A lot of nutella on pancakes. But nutella is the devil up there with cheese. Although I did eat a Sm container of sun butter over the past 2 days instead of the icecream & pancakes my better half has been wolfing ... It felt like a cheat until I saw how scrawny I am and how matt found my super-secret chocolate cheat hiding place and cleaned it out. It was kinda gross watching him down 2 snickers, 3 kitkats, and a reeses in minutes. Though I'm with the guys that sausage and steak toppings are great on paleo pancakes - savory and sweet!

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  14. This isn't a pancake recipe, but it's breakfast related, so I thought I'd post it. It's for Paleo oatmeal: http://www.marksdailyapple.com/no-oat-oatmeal-its-no-atmeal/

    I haven't tried it yet, but when I do, I'll let you know how it is.

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  15. it comes out more like a crepes actually. Me like pancakes.

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  16. Oops! I did forget the one egg, JJ. Sorry!
    I was about to make them for dinner and remembered!

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  17. I don't usually cook pancakes that's why I think I made it a little too fluffy and taste like marshmallow this morning. Got a couple of recipes after researching for a paleo pancakes. Might try one pancake recipe before I get my Food Safety Course. Thanks!

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