Oatmeal Buttermilk Pancakes

A delicious twist on pancakes, this healthy version is well-received by kids and adults. It's nice to wake up and have the batter already prepared. Make these pancakes healthier by serving them with cooked down frozen fruit made with a little pure maple syrup or raw honey, rather than serving them with traditionally processed pancake syrup. Try my Blueberry Chia Sauce for an easy, healthy blueberry sauce to accompany these delicious pancakes. Top with plain Greek yogurt. Enjoy!
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2 cups old fashioned rolled oats 1/2 cup whole wheat flour or white whole wheat flour (yes, white whole wheat flour is a real flout sold) 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 2 1/2 cups buttermilk or kefir 2 large eggs 2 tbsp Canola oil 3-4 tbsp real maple syrup or raw honey 1 tsp vanilla extract


1) Combine oats, flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt in a bowl. In a separate medium-sized bowl, whisk buttermilk, eggs, oil, maple syrup or honey, and vanilla extract together. Add dry ingredients to this wet mixture and stir until mostly blended.
2) Refrigerate overnight.
3) Heat a large skillet over medium heat and spray with non-stick cooking spray. Ladle batter into small pancakes and cook until bottom is golden brown and you see bubbles on top. Flip with a spatula and cook until the bottom is golden brown.
4) Serve with fresh or frozen fruit (i.e. berries or peaches) cooked down in a fruit sauce. Use real maple syrup or raw honey (not for babies) to sweeten fruit sauce to taste. Top with slightly sweetened plain Greek yogurt (optional).