Nutty Apple Pancakes with @ProduceForKids

Helo Breakfast-Loving Friend. Today I’m telling you about my Nutty Apple Pancakes recipe. These pancakes are a healthy breakfast inspired by the flavors of fruitcake. They’re also a really easy make-ahead breakfast to have in the freezer for busy weekday mornings.

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I’ll be sharing tons of easy holiday recipes over the next few weeks. I’d be delighted to send you weekly emails with recipe updates and holiday entertaining tips so you don’t miss any of the holiday yum.

The holiday season is such a whirlwind, isn’t it? I can’t really give you advice on how to cope with it all since I’m feeling the effects myself. But I can say that planning ahead whenever possible makes a difference.

That’s why I came up with this nutty apple pancakes recipe that has all the flavors of fruitcake. How do these pancakes help with your holiday whirlwind? You can make them ahead of time!

That’s right, this is a recipe for make-ahead pancakes!

Here’s what you do. When you find yourself with half an hour free on the weekend, make the pancake batter and cook up the pancakes on your favorite griddle. Transfer the pancakes to a large pan once they’re cooked. They’ll cool off on there. Once they’re cool, wrap each one in plastic wrap and then put them all into a freezer bag and into the freezer.

For your quick but festive weekday breakfast, unwrap a frozen pancake or two per person and put them into the toaster just until warmed through. Serve them with maple syrup. Or if you’re in a real hurry, wrap each one in a paper towel and have a festive munch together in the car.

Click here to head over to the Produce for Kids Website to get my Fruity Pancake Recipe.

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Why is my apple pancakes recipe over at the Produce for Kids site? A few months back, Produce for Kids and I began working together to come up with family-friendly healthy recipes. I developed 7 recipes for them and photographed those and a whole bunch more. Now my recipes and pictures are on their site and I’m going to be telling you about them over the coming weeks.

Produce for Kids is a healthy family resource that offers meal planning tools and healthy recipes for your family. All of the recipes are approved by a registered dietitian for containing all the nutrients your kids need (and not too much of the things they don’t). All nutritional info for each recipe is given as well.

How do you tame the holiday season whirlwind? I’d love to read your tips and tricks. Scroll down to the comment section below to fill me in.

Disclosure: I was paid by Produce for Kids to develop recipes, photograph the recipes and promote them on my blog and on social media. This post also contains Amazon affiliate links meaning that if you click one and buy something, I will earn a small percentage of the sale price. All opinions are my own.


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