Breakfast, Food, Recipe

Oatmeal Pancakes

Hello, sunshines.

Today marks the first Monday I’m not up at a bright and early 5:30 am.  Isn’t that nice?  I can spend loving time eating oatmeal pancakes not just running around like a wild chicken with its head cut off, hoping I’m not late for my class about human disease….

I am trying to get MORE carbs in here and there so what better way than oatmeal pancakes.  Week-long carb load?  Necessary.  It all begins with pancakes baby.

Not just any type of pancakes…

Oatmeal pancakes:

I’m not sure if I have posted the exact recipe for oatmeal pancakes (not that it matters too much), but I haven’t had oatmeal pancakes in a solid year, so I’m counting them as new (because that is how I roll). I love a good pancake. I also love this recipe because, as a busy college student. I can have oatmeal pancakes made in a few short minutes.

½ cup wheat flour/oat flour/ pancake mix
½ cup instant oats (cooked) You can use rolled oats too, make them cooked.  I use Quaker oatmeal…because it’s easy and I can do that.
1 egg
2 tsp cinnamon
1 tablespoons baking powder
1 chopped up apple
And also sweetener to taste

splash of vanilla extract

1/4 cup milk (regular milk, almond milk…whatever kind of milk you need)

There are plenty of dry ingredient mix-ins like brown sugar, chocolate chips, or even bananas to make oatmeal banana pancakes.

Mix all the dry ingredients: oats, sugar baking powder (minus the apple).  Then slowly add liquid ingredients.

Cook the oatmeal pancakes on medium-high heat, until bubbles form. Then flip. I added the apple into the oatmeal pancake after it had cooked for about a minute on the griddle.  It added that nice little crunch. 

Benefits of oatmeal pancakes are they are super dense and thick from the oatmeal.  I have a huge appetite and I was struggling to finish (which never happens). 

So on that note-Happy Monday and Happy Fall. If you are enjoying eating oatmeal pancakes, let me know.

I’ll be eating oatmeal pancakes and soaking up some vitamin D in this gorgeous weather that seems to be occurring.  🙂

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Question for you:

1.        Oatmeal versus Pancakes.  You can choose oatmeal pancakes too. 

2.       How is the weather near you?

Potsdam has been unseasonably warm lately, but I’m not complaining

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12 thoughts on “Oatmeal Pancakes”

  1. Can I pick cereal? Hahah. I like oatmeal and pancakes, though I’m not sure if I have had oatmeal pancakes? I think we need to have a party 🙂

    I’m glad you are feeling relaxed and not so stressed, you deserve it!

  2. YAY CARBS. I’m not crazy about oatmeal or pancakes, though if I had to choose I’d choose pancakes. I’ve never tried making them with cooked oatmeal, but I’ll have to give it a go. My personal favorite is obviously muffins.

  3. Hmmm…good question. I think I’m gunna go with pancakes because I’m not a fan of hot oatmeal. I can eat overnight oats but not hot oatmeal-bleh. The weather here in Michigan is getting pretty chilly. It’s dreary out, it’s in the 40’s…and there’s now frost on my window ever morning 🙁

  4. It’s like the best of both worlds! The weather is actually warm this week, today it’s going to be near 70 but I’m sure it’s the last blast 🙁

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