Almond Meal Pancakes with Goat Cheese and Raspberry Wine Sauce

Hello September! Bring on the breakfast posts in honor of National Breakfast Month!!!!

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Lately it seems that all things fall have been popping up everywhere! Pumpkin Spice Lattes, plaid, apple cider, hay bales, pumpkins…. I AM SO READY!!!! I love fall weather. Its the perfect workout weather. Its sweater weather. And its beautiful! All those leaves changing colors paint such a magnificent canvas. AHHH….*SIGH*.

But alas, the weather decided it was NOT time for fall yet. 90’s and humidity you could cut a knife with….

And so the humidity dulled my excitement for fall. How can I eat pumpkin pancakes when I start sweating just walking to my car from the grocery store??? I can’t. And especially not when I bought fresh raspberries!!! (There was a sale. A GREAT sale).

With a little help from my favorite kitchen companion, The Flavor Bible, I came up with Almond Meal Pancakes with Goat Cheese and Raspberry Wine Sauce.

These sound pretty fancy. They really aren’t. In fact, they are pretty easy. I used half of a gluten free pancake mix by Hodgson Mill and half almond meal for my “flour” base.  I added a teaspoon of baking powder and two tablespoons of chia seeds. Side note: I LOVE chia seeds. Obsessed.

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I added an egg and coconut oil to the dry mixture.

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The final ingredient was almond coconut milk. I used the same blend that I used to make the Cherry Mango Fro-tein Shake. (Note that after I let the mixture sit for a few minutes, I had to add a bit of water to thin the mixture).

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After mixed all together, I poured small amounts of the batter on a hot, coconut oil greased cast iron griddle.  I added a few sprinkles of goat cheese to the top of the pancakes. image

After the bubbles appeared, I flipped the pancakes over until they finished cooking for about 3-4 minutes.

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While I was waiting for the pancakes to cook, I added about 1/3 cup red wine to a sauce pan with about a cup of fresh raspberries. I boiled the mixture for about 5 minutes. After turning off the stove, I added 2 T of chia seeds to thicken the sauce.

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I served the pancakes with some maple syrup drizzled on top and the raspberry wine sauce.  It was the perfect sweetness for me. However, if you prefer more sweetness, I would add a tablespoon of sugar or honey to the actual pancakes.

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Breakfast for dinner

YUMMMMMMM!!!!

YUMMMMMMM!!!!

 

Happy Breakfasting!!!!! :-)

-A

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