By now you all know my go-to, gal pal and small biz partner from The Studio Hampton Roads, Somer Anne. She’s the fab photog behind many of my posts. What I haven’t mentioned previously is that she is also a Mama to three kiddos, staying at home to care for them while also running the marketing and branding side of our business in her very sporadic, hot shot moments of peace and quiet. She’s a rock star and beyond being a perfect fit for a professional partnership, she is one of my most trusted friends and a source of constant support and encouragement that I couldn’t live without.
I thought it might be nice for her to hop on here now and again to share some little tips and tricks that she’s come across in her family life, especially since she actually, you know, cooks and stuff. Which I rarely get to do these days. Without further ado, let’s give her a warm hello and bask in the yummy that is her first discovery: Apple Vanilla Pancakes by Weelicious.
1 cup finely chopped apples (I use Gala)
1/2 tsp cinnamon (or a tad more)
1 packed tbsp brown sugar
1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
2 1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
2 tbsp vegetable oil (I substitute Coconut Oil here)
1 1/4 cups buttermilk
2 large eggs
1 tsp pure vanilla extract (or a tad more)
Combine the flour, baking powder and salt in another bowl.
Combine and whisk together the oil, buttermilk and eggs.
Add the vanilla to the buttermilk mixture.
Slowly add the flour mixture to the buttermilk mixture until just combined. (Do not over stir it.)
Fold the apple mixture into the batter.
Pour approx 2-3 tbsp of batter onto the griddle, cook each side approx 3-4 minutes until golden brown.
These can be frozen and kept up to 3 months.
I would recommend getting both Weelicious cookbooks; One Family, One Meal and Weelicious Lunches. There are so many wonderful recipes that you can tailor to fit your family! She also has a ton more on her website!
|Seriously, she has the best sense of humor ever. This is what I got when I asked for a head shot. WIN.|
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