Home Sweet Pancakes

by Holly on October 17, 2009

in breakfast,recipes,reviews

Greetings from la casa de Mama Everythingtarian y Papa Everythingtarian!

I decided to skedaddle home for a visit to take care of my lil’ sissy while mama works and papa is off golfing at a tournament. Obviously, this morning needed to start one way:

The Sweet Potato Apple Cider Oatmeal Pancake way.

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With a few modifications:

  • Greek yogurt + applesauce (in place of the apple cider yogurt + sweet potato puree)
  • 1/4 cup whole wheat flour (in place of white)
  • 1 diced apple + cinnamon maple syrup (in place of agave/apple/cider compote)

But just as delicious.

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Archer Farms Cinnamon Maple Syrup is ridic.  Absolutely ridic.

So…what did the fam think? (Mind you, these pictures were taken freshly rolled out of bed :))

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MAMA EVERYTHINGTARIAN: On a scale of 1 to 5 apples, gave them 5 apples.  Woowoo! I totally wooed her,
although she was still reluctant to try peanut butter on her pancakes (all in due time).

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KENDRA (aka SISTER EVERYTHINGTARIAN #3): On a scale of 1 to 5 apples, gave them 4.5/5 apples!
This was perhaps the most important rating because, (a) she doesn’t like breakfast, (b) would prefer a BLT
on a bagel for breakfast if she does eat it, and (c) thinks my healthy food sounds gross.  Booyah girl!

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THE HEALTHY EVERYTHINGTARIAN: I give it 5 apples, obv.

Eaten on our childhood uh-ooooooooo spaghetti’o plates…

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And followed up with a nice cuppa joe + skim milk…one of Starbucks new instant Via packets, which I liked surprisingly better than their in-store coffee.

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Artistic, no?

Alrighty kiddos, I am off to hang out with my sister – including a trip to the gym, some movies and shopping fun.

Have a wonderful weekend everyone!

{ 46 comments }

Evan Thomas October 17, 2009 at 10:35 am

Haha, your family is hilarious. And that maple syrup has me more than intrigued
Have a good weekend!

Nellie October 17, 2009 at 10:40 am

Your sistah and my dad must share tastebuds, he can immediately tell any time I ever make anything the least bit healthy. Perhaps I can trick him with these pancakes muahaha.

VeggieGirl October 17, 2009 at 10:47 am

Haha love the family/your reactions :-D

April October 17, 2009 at 10:51 am

What a sweet daughter treating your family to delicious pancakes! I love their faces :D

Andrea@WellnessNotes October 17, 2009 at 10:56 am

Awesome breakfast! 5 apples for sure! ;)

Have fun with your sister! :)

Susan October 17, 2009 at 10:57 am

You and your family are too cute!! My mother would kill me if I posted a picture of her first thing in the morning :P Cinnamon maple syrup does sound awesome, but I feel as a Canadian, it is my duty to scoff at it. You have me torn!

Have a wonderful Saturday my dear!!

Jenna October 17, 2009 at 11:07 am

great lookin’ breaky!
jenna

Marisa (Trim The Fat) October 17, 2009 at 11:19 am

They look great! I wish you were my sister :)

Estela @ Weekly Bite October 17, 2009 at 11:26 am

What cute pics of your family! Looks like they enjoyed it :)

Kristen October 17, 2009 at 11:34 am

Holy yum worthy!!

Cute family pics as well :-).

Diana October 17, 2009 at 11:43 am

Ahaha Those photos are awesome :P
Hmmm pancakes :D

Allison (Eat Clean Live Green) October 17, 2009 at 11:50 am

A funny Healthy Everythingtarian post is a great way to start the day! :)

Lindsay October 17, 2009 at 12:19 pm

Love your familys ratings!

jessica @ how sweet it is October 17, 2009 at 12:28 pm

I love eating off my old kiddie plates when I got home. I have a sesame street one I adore. Have a fab saturday!

Sarah @ The Foodie Diaries October 17, 2009 at 12:53 pm

Haha I love the early morning pictures! Your sister is adorable and sounds a lot like mine!

Taylor@Joy of Food October 17, 2009 at 1:00 pm

The pancakes look very tasty :) Have a great time with your Sister.

Whitney @ Lettuce Love October 17, 2009 at 1:23 pm

Great action shots of your family!

Tay October 17, 2009 at 1:37 pm

I have to say everyone in your family is quite photogenic.

janetha October 17, 2009 at 3:08 pm

YOUR MAMA AND SISTER ARE ADORBS! i love them and i love the photo of you enjoying your cakes of love!!!! i am just all around impressed with this post. and you.

Maggie October 17, 2009 at 3:21 pm

I totally agree about Via – so much better than the regular Sbux coffee. Weird.

Katie October 17, 2009 at 3:43 pm

Haha, I love families. Yours looks like so much fun. Have a great weekend with your baby sis.

Lauren October 17, 2009 at 4:12 pm

Looks incredible! I love your action shots too. What a great way to capture the true deliciousness.

Have a great weekend darling!

Rita October 17, 2009 at 4:38 pm

those pancakes look amazing! and I love your plates too. :)

Kathleen October 17, 2009 at 5:47 pm

Haha nice action shots of the pancakee feasting!

Meredith (Pursuing Balance) October 17, 2009 at 6:19 pm

I actually saw a sweet potato pancake mix at the store today! I was very excited and then very disappointed to see it had dairy and eggs in the mix itself. Bummer! I will have to try to make my own sometime :)

Angharad (Eating for England) October 17, 2009 at 7:33 pm

Love muffin!! I just got done catching up on your week! Thank god you have a blog so I can feel like I know what you did all week…
yay for trying to get your butt to san fran – I know you can do it!! Let’s defo talk soon love. Missed you!! xxx

Jenny October 17, 2009 at 7:46 pm

please just beg your mom to adopt me. I’m moderately well-behaved and will make her PB&J oats.. pinky swear! couldn’t hurt to ask ;)

love you pooks!

Averie (LoveVeggiesAndYoga) October 17, 2009 at 7:51 pm

The pics you got of your fam members eating the p’cakes are PRICELESS. You need to save those!

I am not even a huge p’cake fan but yours look awesome and the apple topping is the best, for me :)

write me about yoga stuff when ever you have time too :)

brandi October 17, 2009 at 8:37 pm

i love seeing the voting committee :)

enjoy your weekend!!!

Anne K. October 17, 2009 at 9:10 pm

Now I really want pancakes! Haha. Those look amazing. I love the pics of your fam! Too funny :)

Low October 17, 2009 at 9:10 pm

Haha, felt like I was at the b-fast table with you. The pancakes sound fab! Have a good rest of your weekend love!

Gab* October 17, 2009 at 9:42 pm

Ah, your family is so funny! Have fun with your sis!

Faith October 17, 2009 at 9:50 pm

I love the pics, your fam is so much fun! And the pancakes look like they definitely deserve 5 out of 5 apples! :)

J @Whole Body Love October 17, 2009 at 11:50 pm

I love the fun pix of you and your fam!

BroccoliHut October 18, 2009 at 12:16 am

Agh! Love this post!! Can I be an adopted member of the everythingtarian family??

Cindy October 18, 2009 at 1:18 am

MMMM
I’ve been putting pb on my pancakes since I was a teen. NO one and I mean NO ONE can handle it in my family or friends.

oh well. More for me!

they look YUM-E

Emily (The Experimentarian) October 18, 2009 at 7:17 am

Yay for pancakes and family! Nothing says “home” to me more than eating my dad’s homemade breakfasts. I think it would take A LOT of convincing to get my folks to switch it to apple or pumpkin or peanut butter though :)

Peanut Butter Bliss October 18, 2009 at 8:27 am

oh goodness can you PLEASE come cook breakfast for me? sometimes pb toast just doesn’t cut it.

Matt October 18, 2009 at 8:34 am

Awesome looking cakes!

Abby October 18, 2009 at 8:49 am

I think the fact that you made such a delicious breakfast makes up for the fact that you posted pictures of your family when they just rolled out of bed on your blog…

Make me a breakfast like that, and all would be forgiven :) Adopt me, now, please.

Meghan@traveleatlove October 18, 2009 at 11:12 am

Yum, those pancakes look awesome. Off to make some multi-grain pancakes of my own. With POM syrup!

Megan (The Runner's Kitchen) October 18, 2009 at 1:14 pm

Our little sisters sound like kindred spirits! Mine prefers Pepsi, brownies, and BLT’s over any sort of fruit/vegetable. I think I nearly killed her last night when I revealed that my mac and cheese contained pumpkin. heh.

Emily October 18, 2009 at 1:33 pm

those pancakes are making me hungry, even though I just ate breakfast! love the candid early morning photo sesh. keeping it real, fo sho :)

hope you are having a fun weekend with the fam!!

crunchy granola gal October 18, 2009 at 3:28 pm

love this. holly, you are hilariously fantastic. and a master pancake chef!

Katharina October 18, 2009 at 6:50 pm

I love your family! You guys are hilarious and all lucky to be enjoying those pancakes!!!

Kristin @ Iowa Girl Eats October 19, 2009 at 7:15 pm

Ohhh, your fam is FAB!!! As are your pancakes! Nice work :)

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