gallery Maple Banana Freekeh Pancakes

What is better than Friday morning Pancakes?!? ummm.

Nothing!

So today when I woke up, I decided it could be #forearmfriday #flexfriday or it could be #FREEKEHFRIDAY. Heck yes! Now, what fun recipe to try? Maybe I could go with a fun muffin, a casserole, or I could make my favorite breakfast food of all time, Pancakes.

So I headed to my pantry to find my TJ’s baxing mix and it was gone! So I found the heart healthy Bisquick my mom left behind, guess it will do,

I don’t really like to follow recipes (too much) so I always add something or another. So here is the recipe the box said

  • 2 cups Bisquick
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/4 cup of skim milk

Now here is all the fun stuff I added

Did you know you can make flour when you grind up Freekeh? OH YES YOU CAN! It is wheat, Duh! So I stuck it in my Vitamix and hit the pulse button!

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Don’t it look all soft and pretty? I made sure to let it blend long enough to get it super fine!

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I mixed it all up and plopped it onto a hot olive oil rubbed down pan. Don’t mind my destroyed pan set, I have teens who are learning to cook! Many beautiful kitchen items have met their demise under the bigs (teens) watch.

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We waited for the infamous bubbles to appear, I waited patiently, but my Bitty (not so much). She asked repeatedly if there were enough to give her a flip. I mean no joke she was relentless! If you have one of those -are we there yet- kids, she is that child. CameraZOOM-20150828104503069

Finally, she said “Mama, IT IS TIME!” (the yell is authentic) and I gave in and flipped that pancake hoping it was actually ready…What do you think?CameraZOOM-20150828104533177She absolutely got that perfect timing! Check out that even tanning. Just in case, since this was our first cake it had to be tested! So Bitty got the job!

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She said it was good, so we went ahead and added the mashed banana and got to flipping! Here are the results

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Don’t worry I dished her up first. Then I dished up myself!

CameraZOOM-20150828110705071I put a dollop of fresh (from a local farm) butter and drizzled these goodies with 100%  real grade B organic maple syrup. Then I dug in! and that’s all she wrote!

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p.s. It was yummy!

This post was sponsored by Freekeh Foods, but the content and opinions are my own. As always, I practice truth in blogging and love to share brand and products I love. Many thanks to Fit Approach for bringing us together!

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