Hello!

Untitled1Hellllooo from the good state of Pennsylvania! Sorry for the lack of posts but I have been traveling for a baby party & wedding fun! We just celebrated my beautiful nieces first birthday (yes, SHE IS ONE ALREADY) with a Minnie Mouse themed party! Then the hub & I helped our dear friends say ‘I do’ with a winter wonderland themed wedding in Pittsburgh that was over the top fun with a cookie table & all!

Now I am back in my hometown to hang with my family, lounge in my pjs & whip up some dishes from the past for my fam to taste. Here are a few of my faves that I will be creating in the kitchen this week. Check them out…

Maple Cinnamon Pancakes

Tofu Stuffed Shells

Roasted Fennel Beet Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette

OMG Overload Cookies

Hope you enjoy!  I will be back next week relaxed & hopefully out of my pjs 😉

Meatless Monday: Cinnamon Roll Pancakes

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Hot cake, hot cake – who wants a hot cake? I’ll take two please…make that three! Welcome to my world cinnamon roll pancakes, cause you are staying with me forever!

On meatless Monday I usually start my day off with a beet juice – consisting of apple, celery, lemon…ya know all those goodies you want after an indulging weekend! So when I woke up with carbs on my mind I knew I needed to nix the juice! Mission: fix my carb craving. Found just the recipe – cinnamon roll pancakes, hello tasty! These delicious cakes were eaten up fast & the glaze was licked clean off that plate (TMI?).

  • In a large bowl mix: 1C whole wheat flour, 1T sugar, 2T baking powder, 1/8t salt, 1C almond milk, 2T melted coconut butter & 1.5T ground cinnamon – stir till smooth consistency
  • Preheat griddle (or pan) & spray with cooking oil – spoon portion of batter on griddle, I used a large ice cream scoop to portion my pancakes & it worked wonders
  • Brown on both sides – set finished cake to the side & continue process until all batter is used up
  • In side bowl combine: 2T almond milk, 1/8t vanilla extract & 1/3C powdered sugar
  • Whisk until all the chunks are gone

Grab as many pancakes as your lil’ heart desires (no judging here!) & top with sugary glaze!

Shout out to original recipe here.

Nutritional Info Per Pancake (Makes 6 cakes): 130 calories – 5.5 grams of fat –  22 carbs – 3 grams of protein
Nutritional Info for Glaze (Serves 2): 165 calories – <1 gram of fat – 40 carbs – <1 gram of protein
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