These are Banana Ricotta Pecan Pancakes (Yes, they are whole grain)
I used Kodiak Cake Flapjack Mix as my batter. I smashed 1 whole banana and added 1/4 cup part skim ricotta cheese to the batter, let sit 5 minutes. Topped the flapjacks with 1 tbsp Chia Seeds. When they finished I topped the flapjacks with almond butter and a few more crushed pecans.
What are Chia Seeds? Well they are referred to as "The Ancient Food of the Future". Here's a great link to find out just what is so great about Chia Seeds and why I use them in EVERY SINGLE breakfast. http://www.living-foods.com/articles/chia.html
--More than 50% of all deaths are caused from coronary occlusion, blockage of the blood flow to the heart and/or the brain. These are all preventable deaths according to the Journal of American Medical Association.
--An excellent source of protein
--High oil content and the richest vegetables source for the essential omega-3 fatty acid.
--Rich source of calcium
For centuries this tiny little seed was used as a staple food by the Indians of the south west and Mexico. Known as the running food, its use as a high energy endurance food has been recorded as far back as the ancient Aztecs.
On Saturday I attended my first College Football Game and first IU Football Game. We had a great time! We ventured out and found a really neat restaurant with an excellent view overlooking Lake Monroe!
A spinach, turkey, feta, and artichoke wrap with sweet potato fries!
Mark is an awesome photographer!
My cousin Sydney home from college! We had a get together at Bonefish :)
Today started at 6 a.m. because it was Internship Day at Methodist/Clarian Respiratory Care. Ohhh boy was it fun! I had a blast and learned so much, I am so thankful for the opportunity to be picked to represent IUPUI.
Molasses cookies are on their way to my oven... and a really great Eggplant recipe
straight <-- I wish--from one of the best chefs in Italy! (Tyler's Ultimate featured today on Cooking Channel).