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    Paleo-ish Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread Pancakes

    Paleo Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread Pancakes made with healthy and simple ingredients

    Paleo-ish Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread Pancakes made with healthy and simple ingredientsPaleo Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread Pancakes made with healthy and simple ingredients

    I am SO excited you guys. Today is the day I fly out to LA for Expo West! YESSS. I have been dreaming of going to Expo West since before I even started blogging. Back during my social media manager days. I envision it has like Disneyland for organic/natural food products filled with every delicious food and beverage I could imagine.

    This year a handful of my friends in the space are flying out for it too, which makes it even more special. It will be a weekend of hanging with friends, meeting brands in person and hanging with my family since my Mom and Dad are joining me (lolz I am 5 years old, I know).

    It only seems fitting to share this recipe with you today because it is made with Bob’s Red Mill PALEO baking flour. AKA my newest obsession and addiction. It is a dream come true for a grain-free baker and I have been using it none stop since trying it a few months ago.Bob never seizes to amaze me. AND I get to meet him this week! Every item you could possibly want or need is under the Bob’s Red Mill family. My oats, flours, grains, nuts, seeds, anything! Are all from BRM. And now this paleo baking flour has quickly become a staple in my pantry.

    Their Paleo Baking Flour Mix is filled with almond flour, arrowroot starch, coconut flour and tapioca flour. It is so flavorful and has an amazing nutritional value compared to your ordinary flour. It has healthy fats, protein and fiber in it making your baking a bit more nutritious the usual. While it isn’t a 1:1 sub for regular flour, it is the ideal mix for making any flatbreads, cookies, brownies, pancakes, etc. into a paleo recipe.

    I constantly fail at making paleo pancakes and once used a dozen eggs trying to perfect coconut flour ones. I knew that if I could make solid pancakes using this flour, it would be a game changer. And that is where these Paleo-ish Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread Pancakes come in. I say “ish” because I do use coconut and almond yogurt while making them.

    Zucchini bread is one of my absolute favs (or any bread for that matter) and pancakes are a weekend staple over here. I had never had or heard of zucchini pancakes prior to this and hope they are knew for you babes too. They are super easy to make and even get crispy on the edges.

    WHAT YOU NEED

    Eggs

    Coconut oil

    Almond milk

    Coconut or almond yogurt

    Vanila extract

    Zucchini

    Bob’s Red Mill Paleo Baking Flour

    Cinnamon

    Nutmeg

    Baking powder

    Dark chocolate chips

    QUICK NOTES

    • I use a blender for the batter here to combine so it is mixed well. If you don’t have one, just mix well by hand
    • Make sure the zucchini’s are squeezed really well to get the moisture out or your batter will be way too watery
    • I have not tested any other flours here so I recommend using Bob’s Paleo one! It really is amazing!!
    • These pancakes stay well so you can freeze them after making and defrost as you’d like to eat

     

    Paleo Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread Pancakes made with healthy and simple ingredientsPaleo Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread Pancakes made with healthy and simple ingredientsPaleo Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread Pancakes made with healthy and simple ingredients

    Paleo-ish Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread Pancakes

    Prep Time 5 mins
    Cook Time 5 mins
    Total Time 10 mins
    Yields About 10 small pancakes

    Ingredients

    • 2 eggs (have not tested chia or flax eggs)
    • 2 tablespoons liquid coconut oil
    • 1/4 cup plain yogurt
    • 5 tablespoons almond milk
    • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 1 1/2 cups shredded zucchini (squeeze really well to get moisture out!)
    • 3/4 cup Bobs Red Mill Paleo Flour
    • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
    • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
    • 1 teaspoon baking powder
    • 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips

    Directions

    1. Place all ingredients except dark chocolate chips in a blender and blend until well combined
    2. The pancake batter should be a little thick, if it is too thin just add a little more paleo flour
    3. Fold in dark chocolate chips into the batter
    4. Grease a medium pan with coconut oil and turn heat onto medium
    5. Once the pan is heated, add about 2 tablespoons of batter onto the pan to form a pancake, I was able to cook about 2-3 pancakes at a time
    6. Serve with your favorite maple syrup or nut butter!
    7. *Store in fridge for 5-7 days or you can freeze for longer!

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    xx, Rach

    Paleo Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread Pancakes made with healthy and simple ingredients

    Thank you Bob’s Red Mill for sponsoring this post. It means so much to me to work with brands that I love and who support rachLmansfield!

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  • Reply Lori March 8, 2017 at 9:44 am

    Have fun at the Expo! I’m driving down tomorrow and will be there tomorrow afternoon and Friday!

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  • Reply Carrie This Fit Chick March 8, 2017 at 9:52 am

    100% making pancakes this weekend!!! GOT Me craving them now!

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    These look so good – cant wait to make these on sunday! x
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  • Reply Nisha @ Honey What's Cooking March 8, 2017 at 5:20 pm

    Yum.. I’ll have to check out that product – Bob’s Paleo flour. Looks so good and fluffy.
    Have fun in LA, was there last week, but not for expo obvi. 🙂

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  • Reply Emily March 13, 2017 at 10:15 am

    It was so fun seeing so many favorite Instagrammers meet you Rachel; your smile shines so brightly in the pictures! And these pancakes sound like little slices of zucchini bread; YUM!

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    Any recommendations for a good substitute for paleo flour (I don’t have any!)… i have whole wheat flour, almond flour, oat flour, etc…Thanks!

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  • Reply Sabrina December 15, 2017 at 11:12 am

    RACHL! Loved this stack! I just tried it with a flax egg (I halved the recipe) and they were a dream💕💕 just make sure to really get all of that moisture out from the zuchinni!

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