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Whole Grain and Nut Pancakes - Hell Yeah It's Vegan!
As I’ve mentioned before, I love to start my weekend off with pancakes. I do like to mix it up, though, and lately I’ve been all about these whole grain and nut pancakes. These pancakes just happen to be oil-free and don’t use any white flour at all; packed with oats, pecans, and whole wheat flour, they’re hearty without being dense. I’m certainly not allergic to or nervous about gluten, but I do love to substitute ground oats for some of the white flour called for in a recipe whenever I think I can get away with it. (Oats are good for you, right?) These pancakes are no exception. Due to their lower gluten content, these are more delicate than my standard pancake recipe, so I recommend keeping them on the small side to facilitate flipping. Medallion pancakes are pretty stinkin’ cute, though, so I really don’t consider that a drawback! If you’re impatient and have two frying pans, though, you might want to make them two-at-a-time. This batter browns quickly, so keep the heat lower than you usually would; a slightly low medium heat should be just fine. If you’re an obsessive multi-tasker like I am — always wandering …