Vitamix I think I love you!!! (Apple Pancake Recipe)

So I finally got my Vitamix last week!  It is changing my life!!  No really, I LOVE MY VITAMIX!!  I am a fan!!

So far I have made apple pancakes, gazpacho soup, a yummy frozen Cosmo!!  :)  And much more.   This thing is SO amazingly powerful and it just take so much less time and frustration to do what you would try to do with a blender or a food processor.  One of the things I thought was really cool is that you can blend things – but still make them “chunky”.  You just have to try it …

The first thing I made is Apple Pancakes!  My nephews were over and they loved them !!  And Zane, my little picky man LOVED them SO MUCH – he requested them again.   I have made them twice now.  So yummy – and about as healthy as a pancake can get.  We put only a little agave on these – they are sweet and delicious on their own!!

Sorry about my pathetic pics!!!  Trust me, they are yumm-o!!

 

 

Apple Pancake Recipe
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Recipe type: Breakfast
Delicious Apple Pancake Recipe! I got this out of the Vitamix Cookbook
Ingredients
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3 TBS sugar
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 egg
  • 1.5 tsp heart-healthy butter spread
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup soy milk or lowfat milk (I used almond milk)
  • 1/2 medium apple
Instructions
  1. Blend first 6 ingredients in medium size bowl by hand – set aside
  2. Place last 5 ingredients in Vitamix (or blender) and secure lid
  3. If using Vitamix, select Variable 1 and then quickly increase to high for 30 seconds
  4. Pour wet mixture into dry mixture and blend by hand until incorporated
  5. Let batter sit for 5-10 minutes
  6. *tip* Cook these much longer than you would regular pancake mix. They have to be pretty thoroughly cooked before you can flip them without them falling apart! Enjoy!!

 

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About Kim

I am the mother of two wonderful kiddos, Allen and Zane - and happily married to Lance (HealthyDaddy). :) I love learning about healthy eating and my journey led me to finding a way to keep all of this truly exciting information in one place. I found that I was forgetting recipes that I loved a year ago - or misplacing them. This website is a way to keep it together, while sharing with the world (Or the 5 people who will read this!) what I have learned. I'm trying to change the world...or at least our eating habits...one meal at a time. :)

Comments

  1. Laura Moore says:

    Check out http://www.suegregg.com/recipes/breakfasts/blenderbatterwaffles/blenderbatterwaffles.htm blender pancake mix. You soak whole grains (I do it overnight) before blending. They are delicious and you can try all sort of grain combinations. My kids love them too.

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