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Pumpkin Pancakes

Fall vegetables are starting to mature. In our garden most of them are winter squash of one type or another.  So far we have harvested 3 crates of butternut squash that have been moved to the basement to age, a create of delicata squash that I am look for some new ways to prepare and a fair amount of pie pumpkins. Last week I made pumpkin zucchini spice bread, pumpkin spice cinnamon buns and pumpkin mac and cheese. This morning I made some delicious pumpkin oatmeal pancakes. I hope that you enjoy them as much as we did.

pumpkin oatmeal pancakesIngredients

  • 1 cup wholewheat flour
  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/8 tsp ground ginger
  • pinch of salt
  • 1/4 cup maple or agave syrup
  • 2/3 cups pumpkin puree
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tbs melted coconut oil
  • 3/4 cup plant based milk

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, mix together the flour, oatmeal, baking powder and spices.
  2. In a small bowl whisk together maple syrup, pumpkin puree, egg yokes, coconut oil and plant based milk.
  3. Stir the pumpkin mixture into the flour mixture.
  4. Beat the egg whites until fluffy and then fold into the batter.
    pumpkin oatmeal pancakes 2
  5. Spay a pan with oil and heat the pan. When the pan is hot, pour about 1/4 cup of batter into the pan and spread it slightly.
    pumpkin oatmeal pancakes 3
  6. When the pancakes are st on the top, flip and cook until golden brown.
  7. Serve with maple or agave syrup.

apple crisps

Apples are also in so I spent a bit of time preparing and packaging apple crisps of the winter months. Next I will be moving on to dehydrating some of the tomatoes from this years garden.

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