Apple Cinnamon Pancakes – Sugar-free and Vegans will love it!

Pancakes are great for early tailgates and to make sure that your little all-stars are energized for their games.  I love this recipe because all of the ingredients are natural and it taste so good.

APPLE CINNAMON PANCAKES

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Yield: 7 – 8 pancakes

INGREDIENTS TOOLS
1 cup whole-wheat flour*
1/2 cup natural unsweetened applesauce
1/2 cup almond milk
3 teaspoons cinnamon
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon sea salt
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon almond extract
1 tbsp agave nectar (or honey+)
2 tbsp coconut oil
1 apple*Substitute for gluten-free flour for a recipe without gluten+Using honey makes the recipe vegetarian, not vegan
2 Medium mixing bowls
Mixing spoons
Blender
Apple corer
2 quart saucepan
Griddle or frying pan

GAME PLAN

BATTER

1. Combine whole-wheat flour, baking soda, sea salt and cinnamon in a medium bowl and mix with a spoon (dry ingredients).

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2. In a separate medium mixing bowl, combine almond milk, vanilla extract, almond extract and applesauce (wet ingredients).  Do not mix.

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3. Melt coconut oil over low heat in a saucepan.

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4. Pour melted coconut oil in mixing bowl with wet ingredients.
5. Use blender to mix wet ingredients.

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COOKING
1. Melt about a teaspoon of coconut oil on medium heat in frying pan.
2. Scoop a 1/4 cup of batter and pour in pan.

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3. Cook pancake until batter begins to bubble (approximately 1 to 2 minutes).
4. Use spatula to flip pancake and cook for another 1 to 2 minutes.
5. Continue until all of the batter is used.

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6. Use apple-corer to core apple. Slice apples with knife into thin slices.

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7. Plate pancakes and apples. Garnish with cinnamon.
8. Serve with agave nectar.  (You can also use honey or unsweetened apple jam.)

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Touchdown!  Try this recipe. Comment and let me know if you missed the sugar or syrup.

Get in the game!
SW
@MzGridiron

Posted on March 6, 2015 at 5:07 pm

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Shavannia Williams

Shavannia is the founder of Heels & Helmets and editor of its e-magazine, heelsandhelmets.com. She also writes the football column, Gridiron, for the e-magazine. A sports marketing professional with over 13 years of experience, Ms. Williams has worked with the NBA, NCAA, NFL, NHL, and WNBA. As the owner of a marketing firm, Shavannia’s client roster includes: DC Women’s Business Center, NFL Players and United Way NFL Partnership. Her love for football began at The University of Michigan – Ann Arbor, where she worked for Michigan Football and received her B.A. in Sport Management and Communication. She is excited to bring talented women together to provide a resource to help other ladies “join the conversation at the office” and enhance their business relationships. Follow her on twitter @MzGridiron.
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