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Panclogs and My Plea

March 14, 2011

A prize to anyone who can tell me the movie I’m referencing in my title.

Just kidding, there’s no prize.  But I’ll be impressed and I’ll like you.  A lot.

This happened today.

Can you see my reflection in the left hand bottom corner of the plate?  It’s hysterical.  Or embarrassing.  Same thing.

Who knew pancakes could be so easy to make?  Apparently Angela did.  Oh and Caitlin too.  Isn’t it weird when you see someone else in the blog world eating the same breakfast as you?  Except for that part where I used whole wheat flour instead of spelt.  Minor details.

This batter is just a simple mix of flour, cinnamon, salt, baking soda and almond milk.  Easy right?  The fun part is adding the mix-ins and toppings.

I added bluebs and banana slices on one side then flipped but I think the fruit interfered with the panclogs pancakes ability to cook on the other side.  Good thing there wasn’t anything that really needed to be cooked in there.  Plus I don’t mind dough.

Grilled banana inside a pancake?  I’m in heaven.

The best part about the simplicity of this pancake recipe is that it allows for extra decadent toppings.  Like peanut butter or chocolate hazelnut butter or granola or maple syrup.

And when I say or I mean and because I definitely added all of those things.

Pancakes should always be stacked.  This is a new rule I’m enforcing in my life.

Oh, my.

Told you they were doughy.

My roommates are cooking something in the oven right now and it smells like pancakes and I’m about to start drooling.  Thank goodness breakfast comes every day.  It’d be better if it came several times a day, but I’ll take what I can get.

I’m pretty sure these pancakes set the mood for the day, because for some reason today just seemed really really good.  I was so productive!  Probably because I had a test to study for and a paper to finish.  I’m really good at getting everything but school work done…

I’ve gone on a total of 3 walks and one 4-mile run.  Wind sucks and as much as I dislike Tonka and his constant desire to yank my arm out of the socket when I walk him, I do like being forced to get up and move a few times a day.

My Plea: I’m leaving for vacation this coming Friday and I’ll be in New Orleans for a little over a week in May.  Rather than try to post while on vacation (I’ve tried it and I just can’t do it, or maybe I just don’t want to :P), I’d love to have some guest posts but that means I need guest posters.  So if you think you can crank out a post at least by this Thursday or if you’d rather wait until May, please email me at

Make me happy friends, and don’t make me feel like a blog loser who can’t round up any guest posters.  Yeah, I bet you didn’t know I was a talented guilt tripper.

Off to go on dog walk #4.  Happy Monday.

12 Comments leave one →
  1. March 14, 2011 7:14 AM

    Those pancakes look mighty good!!!!!! mmmm


  2. March 14, 2011 8:04 AM

    50 first dates!
    I always refer to my pancakes as panclogs, haha.
    They look so yummy!

  3. March 14, 2011 10:00 AM

    Oh my goodness…you ARE a guilt tripper! I don’t know if I can do one by this week, but I could in May 😉

  4. March 14, 2011 2:00 PM

    Yum! Those pancakes look super good!

  5. March 14, 2011 3:08 PM

    Love those pancakes!! Nothing better than blueberry pancakes 🙂

  6. March 14, 2011 5:05 PM

    Hey girl! I just came across your blog today and love it. Your a great writer and your recipes are the perfect combo of healthy and yummy! PLUS I think it’s fate because we just so happen to have an overload of recipes this week and would be happy to guest post for you. Let us know if you still need some help 🙂

  7. March 14, 2011 6:58 PM

    How does this guest post thing work. Do I email the post to you?? Let me know maybe I can help out by this Thursday….oh and grilled banana in a pancake – yummalishious!

  8. March 16, 2011 2:51 PM

    I hear ya! 😀 Pancakes –> stacked. Period. 😉


  9. March 16, 2011 5:07 PM

    Those pancakes look so good – love the idea of putting the banana inside! Glad I found your blog; and not just for that reason 🙂

    • March 17, 2011 10:38 AM

      I’m crying inside because I exhausted my pancake supply with those pancakes and now I can’t make more 😦

  10. March 17, 2011 2:53 PM

    Oh my, is this heaven? I ADORE pancakes and I’m drooling just by looking at this! How did you make them so thick??

    • March 17, 2011 5:29 PM

      Jessy, it’s so easy actually! 1/2 cup flour + cinnamon, sugar, baking soda + 1/2 cup of almond milk. That’s all it took.

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