Monday, September 5, 2011

Whole Wheat Pancakes and Strawberry Syrup

Good morning everyone! Smile 
First off, I want to wish everyone a Happy Labor Day!!! 
I hope that you and your family have a great day off!  We are spending the day with my Mother-in-Law.  The boys are going on a bike ride, the girls are going dig into some new books and then we are going to grill out!
Today,  I wanted to share a healthy breakfast that I make with the kids sometimes.
My daughter LOVES baking!  She especially loves to make pancakes with me.  She is my big helper and I love doing things with her.
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The boys like it too! Smile
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I let them put in all the ingredients themselves.
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He doesn’t like getting his hands messy though, lol!
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She loves the everything about baking!
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Michael likes to get crazy!  (Do you have a Michael and is he crazy?  Every single Michael I know or heard of is a crazy boy, hehe!!  We were even warned about naming him Michael, lol!)
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Here they are having fun here! Smile
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She loves cracking the eggs!
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I love the Better Homes and Gardens pancake recipe but we use whole wheat flour instead of white flour. We are used to that and the kids don’t know anything else so it works for us.
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I also make my own strawberry syrup that the kids love!!!  I just use what I have.  Here I used frozen strawberries.  Sometimes I keep them whole or sometimes I with chop or grate them depending on our time and mood.
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I just heat them up in a sauce pan.
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I don’t even add sugar to the sauce.  I just put the strawberries on top of our whole wheat pancakes and topped it with real whipped cream…yum!  Then we add some fresh fruit. 
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This a great way to spend the morning together!!!
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She wouldn’t even look up for the picture, ha!
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Do you make whole wheat pancakes?
Do your kids like it?
Have you ever made your own syrup before?  What kind?
What is your favorite breakfast?
Have a great day!
Bonnie ;)



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