Sweet potato and carrot pancake (gluten free)

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A delicious and nutritious start to the day!

I really like to start my day with a warm and sweet pancake topped with my favourite foods which in this case is sliced banana, activated (soaked and dehydrated) walnuts and organic maple syrup. Over the past year l have experimented with many different flours and ingredients and find it exciting to be creating so many delicious recipes.

I make up a big batch of mixture that lasts me a few days. It keeps well in the fridge and holds together superbly when cooked. When you add the water to the recipe it will seem like a lot but the chia seeds and quinoa flakes will very quickly soak up the fluid so the mixture is just moist but not wet.


1/2 cup quinoa flakes

1 cup Buckwheat flour

1 cup Coconut flour

1/3 cup black chia seeds

1/2 cup flaked almonds

4 free range eggs

2 medium sized carrots- washed and grated

1/2 a medium sized sweet potato peeled and grated

3 cups of filtered water

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Place all of the ingredients in a bowl and mix well with a spoon or spatula. Let sit for a short time (around 10 minutes) so that the liquid can be absorbed.

Pre-heat your pan and add some extra virgin olive oil, along with several spoonfuls of the mixture. Use your spoon to neaten up the edges and flatten the top. Be careful not to have the temperature too high as the pancake needs to cook for a good amount of time so the ingredients are well cooked. When golden on the first side, carefully turn the pancake over with a spatula.

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Place the pancake on a plate and decorate with your favourite ingredients.

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