These stuffed bite-sized pancakes will have the little ones jumping for joy and adults feeling like a kid again. The mini pancakes can be made up to three days in advance, allowing for quick assembly when hunger calls.
Made by grinding up rolled oats into fine powder, oat flour is a wonderful whole-grain option for pancakes, waffles, and baked goods such as muffins. If following a strict gluten-free diet, be sure to use a brand that explicitly states that it is gluten free.
In large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, and a pinch of salt. In separate bowl, gently beat eggs and stir in all the milk. Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients and stir until smooth. The batter should be the consistency of pancake batter; add additional milk, as needed, if mixture is too thick. Let batter rest for 10 minutes.
In skillet, heat oil over medium heat. By the tablespoonful, drop batter into pan and heat until edges begin to curl inward and bubbles form on the surface, about 2 minutes. Flip over and cook for 1 minute more, or until golden brown on the bottom. Repeat with remaining batter, adding more oil to pan as needed. Let prepared blini cool on wire rack. You should have about 22 mini pancakes.
Stir together cream cheese and orange zest.
To serve, spread about 2 tsp (10 mL) each cream cheese and almond butter on a mini pancake and top with about 2 tsp (10 mL) blueberries. Serve open-faced or top with another mini pancake.
This vibrant soup is a soul-soothing hug in a bowl. Blue and purple fruits and vegetables contain powerful antioxidants called anthocyanins that promote health and proper brain function. Apple swap Try swapping out the apples in this recipe for pears. Just like the apples, the subtle sweetness of pears helps balance out the earthiness of the cabbage.
Deep green fruits and vegetables are high on the list of health-promoting foods. Green foods have been shown to contain high amounts of antioxidants and nutrients that promote good cardiovascular health and can inhibit certain carcinogens. Serve this frittata alongside a leafy green salad for an unbeatable green culinary experience. Versatile leftovers Any leftover frittata makes a wonderful filling for a sandwich along with other thinly sliced vegetables you have on hand and a smear of hummus.
This creamy dip will be your go-to for dunking vegetables or for spooning over roast chicken or root vegetables as a sauce. Compounds found in fennel have been shown to stimulate the production of T-cells in our body, which, in turn, may help improve our immune response to infections. If white is right If you would like to stay on the white theme, try serving this dip with an array of white vegetables such as endive leaves, jicama sticks, daikon rounds, steamed nugget potatoes, and cauliflower florets.
The stars of this delicious curry dish are yellow and orange fruits and vegetables, which are high in a form of carotenoids called xanthophylls. These compounds have more of a yellow pigment as opposed to their orangier cousins, the carotenes. While a powerful antioxidant, xanthophylls are mostly associated with maintaining good eye health. Mix and match This curry is easily adaptable to whichever vegetables you have on hand. Experiment to find your favourite combination.