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Pancakes (V, GF)

This is the first gluten free vegan pancake recipe that I really love. It is sooooo easy and I have already started to play around with the basic recipe to change it up a little. I found the recipe on Tasty Kitchen (link).

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Ingredients:

  • l.5 large bananas (original calls for 2 medium)
  • 3/4 cup almond milk
  • 1 cup gluten free rolled oats
  • 1.5 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon ground flax
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • vegan chocolate chips
  • A few dashes of cinnamon

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Directions:

  1. Blend bananas and almond milk in a blender
  2. Add oats, baking powder, and cinnamon and then blend again
  3. Add flax and chia seeds and then blend for a short time just to incorporate
  4. Let sit for a couple minutes so the batter thickens
  5. Scoop out 1/4 cup of batter into a hot nonstick pan and place a few chocolate chips on tope of each
  6. Flip once bubbles start appearing in the middle (about 2 minutes on each side)
  7. Top with fruit, syrup, powdered sugar, or nut butter and serve

Makes between 8-10 pancakes 

Banana Chocolate Smoothie

ImageIngredients:

  • 1 banana
  • A handful of spinach
  • 2 tsp ground flax seeds
  • 2 tsp chia seeds
  • 1 tbsp raw almond butter
  • Chocolate almond milk
  • Ice

Steps:

  1. Soak the chia seeds and ground flax in the almond milk so chia seeds become “jelly”¬†
  2. Put all ingredients in blender (add almond milk to blend smoothly)
  3. Blend and drink!