Have you tried lemon Chia seed pancakes? Chia seeds add extra nutrition and a little added crunch here and there. Chia seeds contain omega 3 (a great source for vegans) and it’s a complete protein.
Adding zesty lemon makes for a bright flavor. Use as many as 2 lemons for the zest, depending on the size and/or if you simply love that lemon flavor. If you really want to make the lemon pop, add a teaspoon of lemon extract to the batter.
- 1 cup of flour of your choice
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- pinch of salt
- 3 tablespoons chia seeds
- 1 cup buttermilk (one cup non-dairy milk + juice from 1 lemon or 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar)
- zest of 1 – 2 lemons
- 1 teaspoon vanilla, optional
- coconut oil, for greasing
Preheat griddle to manufacturer’s instructions.
Start by making your buttermilk, combine milk and lemon, set aside. This allows them time to mingle.
Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda, sugar, salt and chia seeds in large mixing bowl, give a good stir to combine and distribute the seeds. Add buttermilk and lemon zest, mix well.
Add oil to griddle, pour batter on to griddle (I like to use a 1/4 cup measuring cup for scooping batter, this way they are uniform in size). Cook until bubbles form on top or edges, and flip…usually about 2-3 minutes per side, depending on your griddle/skillet. Repeat until batter is gone.
Serve with berries of your choice