PALEO PUMPKIN PANCAKES (GF,DF)




AHHHH paleo pancakes … there are so many variations and they are all pretty decent but I wanted to keep it as simple as possible , with ingredients (if you frequently bake and cook paleo) that you most likely have in the pantry ! Pancakes are one of those foods that bring nostalgia to so many people , including myself. My dad used to make pancakes on Saturdays and I would always request mini ones with blueberries.. fast forward to now and I still crave pancakes at least once a week but these days I am mindful AF of ingredients and opt to make my own healthy versions of things. The truth is , anything can be healthy if its made mindfully .. and you're not sacrificing flavor to do it ! If you want to eat healthy .. you will .. and if you don't .. you didn't really want to (sorry not sorry).


Anyways .. it's October and I've never really been the type to decorate the house with random Halloween themed things.. it's just not my style ! That being said, show me anything pumpkin flavored and I am ALL OVER IT. I love pumpkin all year round but fall is just an excuse to be obnoxiously pumpkin spice'd up and I gladly welcome it. October is mid way through and I've made everything from pumpkin muffins, pancakes, and cookies to pumpkin spice espresso martinis (seriously). I wanted to share this simple healthy recipe for pumpkin pancakes with you before October ends so here it is !


RECIPE (makes 4)


Ingredients

4 eggs

1/2 cup pumpkin puree

1 tbsp. coconut sugar

1 tsp baking powder

1/2 cup blanched almond flour

2 tablespoons coconut flour

1 tsp pumpkin spice

1tsp vanilla


Method

1.Whisk the wet ingredients together well.

2.Add in the dry ingredients and mix until combined.

3.Heat a skillet on medium heat and use butter or coconut oil to melt in the pan.

4.Spoon batter onto skillet, flip when bubbles appear on the top. (approx. 2-3 min each side)

5. Top with whatever your heart desires !


SUGGESTIONS


I highly recommend topping it with grassfed butter and some pure maple syrup , it's heaven ! You could also try fresh banana,honey, chocolate chips, almond/nut butter.


VARIATIONS


For banana paleo pancakes use this same recipe but replace the pumpkin puree for mashed banana and the pumpkin spice for cinnamon/nutmeg.


For sweet potato pancakes use this same recipe but replace the pumpkin puree for mashed sweet potato of any variety and the pumpkin spice for whatever spices you prefer.


<3 Mindful Gourmet


Enjoy this super simple, healthy,and yummy recipe

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