Ziggy Marley’s Spin on Pancakes, Healthy ‘Mancakes’ Recipe

I like pancakes, and so does my family, but they don’t have any real nourishment other than ziggymarley_mancakes-225x300the eggs. One day I said to my son, “You know what, today we’re not making pancakes. We’re making Mancakes”. Mancakes got more to it than just flour and water. Mancakes got to nourish. We put coconut oil in them, some pumpkin seeds, flaxseeds, chia seeds, sometimes walnuts. On Saturday mornings I’ll make my kids Mancakes with maple syrup as a treat.” —Ziggy Marley

MANCAKES
Serves 3 to 4, Vegetarian/Gluten-Free

INGREDIENTS
2 cups flour, or substitute gluten-free flour
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
3 teaspoons baking powder
1 tablespoon pumpkin seeds, crushed
1 tablespoon flaxseeds
1 tablespoon chia seeds
1 tablespoon walnuts, crushed
2 eggs, beaten
4 tablespoons Ziggy Marley’s Coco’Mon Coconut Oil, or coconut oil of your choosing
2 cups water, or substitute coconut, soy, almond, rice, or whole milk

PREPARATION
Mix all dry ingredients together, then add eggs, coconut oil, and water and blend well.
Spoon batter onto a hot grill.
Once pancakes bubble, flip over and cook until golden brown.
Serve with maple syrup and enjoy!

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Buttermilk Food Truck 

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