My failed attempt at Buckwheat pancakes

Whenever I’m having my daily dose of social media looking at all of the wonderful vegan foods that people are making I always come across at least 3 people making pancakes and every time I think “I love pancakes, I want to try and make some”. So yesterday was the day. I found a recipe from the cookbook Honestly Healthy (it is not a vegan cook book rather an “alkalising lifestyle” book) and I thought why not? It can’t be that hard right?

The recipe consists of;

70g buckwheat flour

70g rice flour

300g rice milk

1 tbsp baking powder

1 tbsp sunflower oil

pinch of sea salt

Mix it all together and you are done.

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I didn’t have any sunflower oil and this was where the issues began as I only had coconut oil. I melted some and added it however the texture wasn’t right at all. The only way that I could make any was to make them really thin and even then I don’t think the temperature was right because half were dark and half weren’t. The travesty! How do people make them all thick and delicious looking?! I just don’t understand. I think I will have to use less milk so they are thicker and don’t spread out in the pan as much next time. After my pancake debacle we went to a scammel which had loads of vintage cars, bikes and tractors, and I got to sit in a fire truck, so all was well.

If anyone has any ideas on the perfect buckwheat or rice flour pancakes (that’s all I mainly have, I’ve got a bit of coconut flour but that’s for special occasions) then please comment and tell me haha

Have a good day everyone

Grace x

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Hello world! I’m here!

Hello world indeed!

I had not anticipated that the first post would be so difficult! There are so many things I want to discuss that I can’t wait to start writing. Blogging feels like a natural progression for me. Since I was a child I have been writing anything and everything down on paper so I thought to myself why not put it out there for the world to see and hopefully something I write will resonate with you.

Things to expect from my blog;

– Food posts.

I am OBSESSED with food. I spend most of my day talking, thinking and researching it. I have gone from eating cheap, processed rubbish to really trying to eat well and feeding my body right, and I feel so much better for it. Some people I know aren’t as open to new things with regards to food and I think that’s so sad because I find such joy in finding something different.

– Well being posts.

By that I mean things that I have encountered which I may have found helpful or something that I have been researching. Mental wellbeing is especially important for me and I feel so passionate about it. No one should be afraid to say “Actually I’m not OK, I need some help here.” Discussing mental health is becoming more common but for me not common enough.

– Reviews.

I have said “reviews” because I like reading books, I like trying new products, I like going to different places, so saying I’m only going to review one thing seems pointless. Plus! It will keep things more interesting 🙂

I think that I will leave it there for today fellow cyber people. If you are reading this, thank you, and I hope to see you again soon.

Much love

Grace x