Two, yes 2, ingredient pancakes

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Pancakes remind me of weekend mornings with my parents. Huddled in the kitchen making smiley faces and mickey mouse heads with the batter. I love pancakes (and waffles, and crepes, and french toast) but swore off years ago for carb, refined carb, sugar reasons. I’ve really really missed them though. Enter the two-ingredient recipe. This recipe has been floating around the web for a while and is gluten and sugar free, relatively low in carbs and high in protein. Much better than the classic alternative. I spent Saturday morning taste testing different versions until I came up with THE ONE. They are so easy to make and taste like real pancakes, without the post sugar stomach. We topped ours with a little granola, fresh berries and a drizzle of pure maple syrup.

2-ingredient pancakes

1 ripe banana

2 eggs

Optional (but great improvements)

1/8 teaspoon baking powder (makes them fluffier)

2 T almond flour (makes them hold together)

1/4 teaspoon cinnamon (for flavor)

Berries, granola and/or nuts for topping

Instructions:

The premise is that for every 3-4 T of mashed banana you should have 1 egg. So, on Sunday when we had our friend over I put 3 bananas and 6 eggs in the blender. This made a nice big bowl of batter.

Add in the baking soda, almond flour and cinnamon.

Heat a pan with Sunflower Oil spray, then spoon batter on to a nice medium hot pan. I used two spoonfuls of batter per pancake.

 

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New Mast Brothers

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Somewhere on instagram I stumbled upon these new Mast Brothers flavors. So, when I saw them at Dean and Deluca I had to try. Personally I liked the Sheep Milk version. It was subtle but delicious. The Goat Milk has “notes of lemon curd, thyme and toasted meringue,” but mostly I just tasted goat cheese (which I wasn’t so sure about). The Cow Milk was also delicious, but didn’t taste that different from just milk chocolate– which kinda great. These bars, in any flavor, are my go-to hostess gift. Buy three and wrap in a big ribbon.

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