This is a delicious and super easy to make recipe for those days you just feel like pampering yourself or your loved ones. :)
You can use buckwheat flour or amaranth flour. Both taste yummy and are incredibly healthier than the regular pancake flours. (Click on links above to read about their health benefits). The only difference is that buckwheat will give you darker looking pancakes (almost black) and amaranth yellow looking pancakes with a sweeter taste.
-1 ½ CUP BUCKWHEAT OR AMARANTH FLOUR
-1 ¾ CUP ALMOND MILK
-2 TBSP VANILLA
-1 TBSP COCONUT OIL
-1/4 CUP RASPBERRIES
-1 to 2 TBSP CHIA SEEDS (this will be your substitution to "egg whites")
In your blender combine the milk, vanilla, banana, raspberries, pinch of stevia, pinch of salt, chia seeds and flour. Your mix shouldn't be too dense or too liquid but right in the middle of both. If your mix is too liquid, add a little more chia seeds. If it's too dense, add a little more almond milk.
Add 1/2 tbsp coconut oil to your pan and with an ice cream scoop (small measure) pour the mix on the pan. Try making your pancakes small and thin if you want to decorate the plate the way I did. Once the pancakes start bubbling up, you flip them. Once you're done with all your pancakes, add them in layers on top of your plate. Place some fruits underneath and on top of each pancake and top them with agave and superfoods. No rule on fruits and superfoods here! Go crazy!
***To caramelize your fruits (I chose raspberries and oranges), add 1-2 TBSPs agave honey or brown sugar to a sauce pan. High heat. Add your fruits & mix until the fruits absorb the honey or sugar and the rest evaporates. 1-2 minutes. Feel free to pour some of that fruity syrup on top of your pancakes as well.