Greek Yogurt Pancakes with a Cherry Sauce

These are my go-to pancakes for my babies. 
They're easy, fluffy and deeelicious..

They love to have them for any meal, especially for "brinner." Ya know breakfast for dinner!
The cherry sauce and extra side of cherries add a ton of great benefits and nutrients too...

  • 1 1/2 cups of 100% white whole wheat flour
  • 2 tsp of baking powder
  • 2 tbs of coconut sugar 
  • 1/2 tsp salt ( I use pink Himalayan sea salt)
  • 2 tbs of oil (can substitute) I use coconut oil (melted)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp of vanilla or 1/2 tsp almond extract
  • 3/4 cup plain greek yogurt
  • 3/4 cup of milk (any milk you desire) 

  1. Preheat pan or griddle to 325 (medium heat), Whisk together flour, baking powder, sugar and salt. In another bowl, mix oil, eggs, vanilla or almond extract, and greek yogurt.
  2.  Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients and stir. Stir in milk until all ingredients are combined-don't over mix, there should still be some lumps.
  3. Pour 1/4-1/2 cup of batter onto the griddle. Allow to cook for about 2 minutes or until edges begin to look dry and bubbles form i the batter. Use a thin spatula to flip the pancakes over and allow to cook for another minute. Transfer to a platter and continue with remaining batter.
  4. Top pancakes with desired *toppings
*Toppings desired: pure maple syrup, honey, fresh fruit or our favorite: cherry sauce

  • 2 cups of frozen cherries
  • 1/4 cup of pure maple syrup

  1. Put frozen cherries in medium saucepan on medium to low heat
  2. Once cherries start to warm and decrease in size add syrup or any kind of desired sweetener (cherries are already sweet so adding the syrup adds a little bit of thickness without starches)
  3. Mash cherries to form sauce (it might be not as thick but it will thicken up as it cools)
  4. Puree mixture opt (I like to puree mixture for my babies)


We buy a bag of frozen organic cherries at Costco for $13.69.

Super-fruit! Packed with antioxidants called anthocyanins which aid in the reduction of heart disease and cancer.

Better Sleep! Cherries are one of the few food sources that contain melatonin, an antioxidant that helps regulate heart rhythms and the body's sleep cycles. (which is why I sometimes serve cherries at night)

Rich in vitamins! Vitamins A (beta carotene) C, E, potassium, magnesium, iron, folate and fiber (great for digestive health)
In fact cherries contain 19 times more beta carotene than blueberries & strawberries.

Brain food! Aiding in brain health and in the prevention of memory loss

Reduces inflammation! Because they contain anthocyanins. Reducing symptoms of arthritis and gout. Also great for post workouts and soreness.

Reduces risk of diabetes!

Weight maintenance! Great snack or dessert choice.

Pancake recipe adapted from Creme de la Crumb

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