Smoothie Pancakes

My road sign is gone, what? At first, I thought it was stolen, for the wood, but perhaps the garbage men ripped it out of the tree, accidentally? I do hang my trash there Fridays, up high by the sign, so the dogs don’t get to it. And it was Friday. But, either way, it did me a favor. The sign said, “Las Vegas, ” so named by the man here who bought it. But, actually, all the old neighbors say it was called, “Sabila,” named after all the aloe and agave all over the land. Much nicer name, don’t you think?

Recipe of the Day – Smoothie Pancakes

1 1/4 c. Smoothie plus an additional 1/4 cup (You could try sixstrawberries, one banana and a cup of water or coconut milk for your first experiment.)

1 1/2 c. Gluten-free flour (you could mix oats with platano, haba or almond/coconut meal)

1 T, chia seeds

1 T. Coconut sugar

1 tsp. Baking powder
1 large egg

1 T. Coconut oil

Directions: .Make your smoothie.

In a large bowl, sift together the flours, baking powder, salt and sugar. Make a well in the center and pour in the smoothie egg and oil; mix until smooth. Heat a lightly oiled griddle or frying pan over medium high heat. Pour or scoop the batter onto the griddle, using approximately 1/4 cup for each pancake.
Serve with sliced banana and maple syrup or berries and, yogurt
For a healthier serving suggestion, you can serve with fresh fruit and yoghurt.

Word of the Day – eso – that

Tip of the Day – Even chocolate smpotjies make good pancakes! Type in ” smoothies” in the search bar of this blog and pick your one for the day.
Sprinkle freshly cooked pancakes with fresh lemon juice and a dusting of coconut sugar or panela.

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