Christmas Morning Pancakes

Christmas Morning Pancakes

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Who doesn’t love pancakes for breakfast?? But making pancakes that are fluffy, soft and delicious without gluten, dairy and eggs is not that easy. Well not until now anyway. 

I have made this recipe for breakfast on Christmas morning for the last three years in a row. It’s very popular with everyone, even those who aren’t on any kind of restricted diet. They just taste delicious! And it’s an added bonus that they don’t have anything in them that you’ll regret later. Even the sugar is low. 

Ingredients:

  • 1 Cup buckwheat flour
  • 4 Tbsp mashed ripe banana
  • 2Tbsp flax blended in the bullet with 100ml of water
  • 2 tsp of cinnamon
  • 2 Tbsp frozen wild blueberries (optional)
  • 150ml (3/4 cup) non-dairy milk, I usually use coconut milk or cashew milk
  • 3tbsp honey
  • coconut oil to grease the pan

Method:

  • Mix all of the pancake ingredients together in a bowl.
  • Heat some coconut oil in a frying pan.
  • Spoon a big spoonful of mix into the hot pan. I usually use a ¼ cup measure as a scoop
  • When you begin to see that the edges are cooked and you can see some bubbling on the surface, flip the pancake.
  • Cook for a minute or two on the other side and then set aside.
  • Regrease the pan with a smidge of coconut oil
  • Repeat until the batter is used up.
  • Add all of the sauce ingredients to a pan and gently heat on the stove.
  • Serve with fresh fruit and mint

Serve with fresh fruit salad and chopped mint, plus eggs or sausage for some protein so your blood sugar doesn’t bottom out an hour or two later. 

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Robyn is a Clinical Nutritionist with a specialised interest in the Functional Medicine approach to health. Robyn is very involved with the field of Coeliac Disease, Gluten-Reactive Disorders and Autoimmune Disease. Her passion for the healing power of food, has led her to work with complex cases, involving multiple diagnoses, and chronic health issues such as ME, auto-immune diseases and fibromyalgia. She also has a passion for working with the growing tide of chronic, lifestyle mediated illness; diabetes, cardiovascular disease and obesity, and runs a lifestyle intervention clinic for these issues. Robyn works with patients to nutritionally support their bodies, so that they can heal. She has successfully helped many people around the world improve their health and increase their quality of life. Robyn sees clients in London, Tokyo and New York, and has a virtual practice that allows her to work with people all over the world.