Buckwheat Pear Chia Pancakes - 2 Guiding Stars
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Lightly sweetened, filled with fruit and spiced to perfection, these tender pancakes will require no butter or syrup to become a beloved dish at your family’s table. Mix up the combination of fruit and spices seasonally or to find your family’s favorite flavor.


  • 1 cup buckwheat flour
  • 1/2 cup whole-wheat pastry flour
  • 1/2 cup unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon cardamom (optional)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 cup plain, non-fat kefir
  • 1/2 cup skim milk
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds, set in 3 tablespoons water
  • 2 pears, peeled and grated


1. Sift together dry ingredients.
2. In a separate bowl, whisk together wet ingredients and pears.
3. Stir wet ingredients intro dry until just combined. Let rest 5 minutes
4. Heat a non-stick skillet over medium heat. Pour in batter in 1/4 cup scoops. When the edges are lightly brown and the top is bubbling, flip and cook until done.

Nutritional analysis per serving: Calories 395; Total Fat 10g (13% Daily Value); Saturated Fat 1.5g (8% DV); Trans Fat 0g; Cholesterol 4mg (2% DV); Sodium 375mg (16% DV); Total Carbohydrate 70g (25% DV); Dietary Fiber 8g (29% DV); Total Sugars 20g; Includes 7g Added Sugars (14% DV); Protein 12g; Vitamin D 6% DV; Calcium 25% DV; Iron 15% DV; Potassium 10% DV; Manganese 70% DV; Phosphorus 45% DV; Niacin 40% DV.
Recipe by Guiding Stars at https://guidingstars.com/recipes/buckwheat-pear-chia-pancakes/
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