Moody Berry Buckwheat Pancakes

Hi all,

These blackberry & blueberry pancakes are just to thing for any and all lazy, romantic, delicious weekend brunching.  Anyone who has looked through my other recipes will be unsurprised at seeing yet another pancake recipe this week.  I do have a slight love affair with them in any and nearly all flavors.  (To name my favorites: Matcha and Raspberry, Pumpkin Oat, Paleo Carrot Banana, and finally, Pumpkin Pie pancakes).

Now adding onto the list of my favorites, these dark berried pancakes are lightly sweet, juicy, moist and totally tasty.  They are grain-free, lactose-free and sugar-free.  And yet taste, bite for bite, like the pancakes you would find in any high quality restaurant except that these are awesome for your health!

Did you know that buckwheat is actually a fruit seed?  Its not a grain at all, instead coming from the same family as rhubarb.  And, did you further know that buckwheat is amazing for your body!?!  Good for cardiovascular system, helps control blood sugar and may lower ones risk of diabetes, helps in preventing gallstones, and has health promoting potential that is equal to or even higher than that of some fruits and vegetables.  How cool is that?

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Pumpkin Oat Buckwheat Pancakes

Its always the perfect time for all things pumpkin flavored!  This is one of my absolute favorite ingredients to both cook and bake with.  Pumpkin pastapumpkin cheesecakepumpkin pie…I cannot get enough!!  And autumn is not the only ideal time for chowing down on this super good-for-you ingredient.  Much like that silly myth with regard to not wearing white after labor day (who thought of that one, seriously), while pumpkin does tend to be a flavor that goes hand in hand with fall, I think it can and should be eaten in abundance throughout the entire year!!

Here is to luxurious Sunday mornings, brunches that stretch on throughout the morning, breakfast in bed and all things cozy.

This recipe (#36) is refined sugar-free, gluten-free AND lactose-free.  Woo hoo!!!  You can also throw together the batter in less then 10 minutes.  Hows that for outstanding?

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