Your kids will love the idea of pink pancakes. This recipe is simple, using Gluten-Free Baking & Pancake Mix by Pamela's Products. And the deep pink color from beets! Amy Roskelley from superhealthykids.com thought these would be perfect for Valentine's Day and we agree.
This recipe is also featured on Amy's blog: superhealthykids.com
Oven to 400 degrees F
Foil, food processor, griddle
1 1/2 hr bake time + 20 min
4-6 depending on ages
2 whole beetsWash beets and pat dry. Wrap in foil. Place in oven and roast for 1 1/2 hours. Allow to cool. (You can do this the night before!) The skins should be easy to remove. Slice. Place in food processor. Blend until smooth.
2 cups Baking & Pancake Mix, by Pamela's Products
2 large eggs (cage free or free range)
1 1/2 cups water
1 Tbsp olive or coconut oilWhisk ingredients together in a mixing bowl until there are no lumps. Stir in 1/3 cup beet puree. Cook pancakes in batches on preheated, lightly greased griddle over medium heat. Keep cooked pancakes in warm oven until ready to serve.
Real maple syrup
Fresh fruitServe pancakes warm topped with fresh fruit and a light drizzle of maple syrup!
Sprinkle nutmeg or cinnamon on top. Replace oil with melted organic butter. Make batter thinner with extra liquid or thicker with extra pancake mix depending on your preference. Freeze extra pancakes and pop them in the toaster or toaster oven to reheat!