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Blueberry Teff Pancakes

Happy National Blueberry Pancake Day!

I'm not going to lie to you, these pancakes were a bitch to make. The pancakes tasted great but they were uglier than homemade sin. I went through a short bout of depression regarding my lack of pancake making skills, and then I remembered that I have excellent problem solving skills; so I used an extra large biscuit cutter to make them look like pancakes. Eureka! Now the appearance matches the flavor, and damn that flavor was on point. So don't be feeling like one of those failed pinterest memes when you make these - mine were fugly; yours will probably be fugly, too. It's the circle of life, or something like that.

Traditionally, you're supposed to get one bowl and mix together the dry ingredients. Then you're supposed to get another bowl to mix together the wet ingredients. Annnnnnd then, you're supposed to mix the wet stuff with the dry stuff. But I'm too lazy for that shit. I just mix it all together in one bowl and call it good - real, damn good; like the taste of these gluten free, vegan, pancakes.

Oh yeah - about that teff flour. Are you wondering what that is or where I got it from? Well it's simple really. BandMan went to the International Market right behind our house and got me teff flour for x-mas this year. I know he was hoping I'd be inspired to create an Ethiopian feast; especially since teff flour is the main ingredient of the traditional Ethiopian bread, Injera; but I guess I'm not very traditional - I've been super digging experimenting with different ways to use it and this was a keeper.

1 c teff flour
1/4 c coconut flour
2 tbsp ground flax
1 tsp baking powder
½ tsp baking soda
¼ tsp sea salt
1 c unsweetened almond milk
1 ripe banana, mashed
2  tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp maple syrup
1 c blueberries
  1. Mix all the ingredients together, sans blueberries - wait until it's all batter-y and then gently fold in your berries - and drop a half of a cup of batter at a time in a hot skillet. Wait a few minutes, flip it, eat it....ah what the hell am I saying y'all all know how to make a pancake, right?!


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