My family loves pancakes. At least once a week Rion is begging to go to Ihop as we drive by on our way to karate. He makes us promise that one day this week we are going to have pancakes at home. Most of the time I can get away without having to go to the store and spend money on pancake mix that just makes me want to cry when I look through the ingredients! So when Rion remembered this weekend that he had off on Monday for MLK day he begged and pleaded I make a homemade breakfast. So to the drawing board I went! I searched the web for different pancake recipes and finally after some moving and shifting ingredients I came up with my (as Rion calls them) awesome yummy homemade pancakes! He wanted raspberries in his and Kyle my nephew begged for blueberries but you can add whatever kind of fruit you like, or eat it like I did, just plain.
Now I try to cook from scratch, I really do. But sometimes I just can’t. Like breakfast for instance is the hardest. I hate bacon, there I said it, I hate it. I hate the texture, I hate the taste, and I even hate making it! And besides other then Sunday morning breakfast which is usually made by my husband, I hate having to clean up so much in the morning. So normally I stick to a couple simple staples like cereal with fat free milk. In the cabinet right now is Total (yum) which I usually slice some bananas and toss in with it. Or I normally get Peanut Butter Cheerios which are just sweet enough to get me over the hump in the morning. But this morning was special, mhmm special! I treated myself yesterday to a whole box of banana bread oatmeal while shopping and I just knew I had to have it this morning. However thinking about it last night (which is something I always do because well I am a true fat kid) and it really needed a little something. And what better could that something be then melted peanut butter!