I’ve been following the paleo diet for a while now and for the most part, I don’t miss the way I used to eat. Yes, I occasionally get cravings for potato chips or macaroni and cheese, but generally I do OK. I have noticed that one of the things that I consistently miss are baked goods. Thankfully, this paleo pancake recipe is close enough to a strawberry muffin recipe that it takes care of my cravings.
Strawberry Paleo Pancake Recipe
Strawberries are one the first spring berries we see in Vermont. While we still have a few months to go, I have noticed that there are USA grown strawberries available in the grocery store right now. In the past, I’ve made my paleo banana pancake recipe so I decided to try a strawberry paleo pancake recipe in honor of spring.
- 1½ cups finely ground almond meal flour
- 2 eggs
- ½ tsp cinnamon
- ½ tsp nutmeg
- ½ cup pureed strawberries
- ¼ tsp baking powder
- ¼ cup coconut or almond milk
- coconut oil for frying
- Mix all the ingredients except the coconut oil for frying.
- Add the coconut oil to a frying pan and heat till melted.
- Use ¼ cup batter to make each pancake.
- Fry until golden brown on each side.
- Top with more pureed strawberries or real Vermont maple syrup.
Pancakes are one of my weaknesses. Prior to starting the paleo diet, I enjoyed them loaded with butter and syrup. Now, I use a small drizzle of syrup over the top or I top with fresh fruit instead. While maple syrup is not truly paleo, our neighbor sugars the tress in our backyard so the maple syrup I use is about as local and natural as it gets. You can top these pancakes with fruit, almond butter or coconut cream if you prefer.