St. Paddy’s Day Green Pancakes {Hidden Veggie}

St. Paddy’s Day is around the corner and whether you have Irish roots or not, it’s all about all things GREEN. Green smoothies, green pancakes, green cupcakes. Am I right? Yes, definitely right. At least about the green pancakes!

GREEN St. Patty's Day Pancakes - Colored with HIDDEN VEGGIES + paleo-friendly! | Lexi's Clean Kitchen

I’m really into hidden veggies lately. My neighbor has the most adorable toddler who doesn’t love eating veggies. After talking with her about sneaking veggies into food for her kids, I knew getting creative to do so would be fun; and can be holiday-festive, too! These are not only perfect for your stubborn junk-food loving kiddo, but spouse and adults alike. Now let’s nourish your family with a festive breakfast packed with good-for-you ingredients!

GREEN St. Patty's Day Pancakes - Colored with HIDDEN VEGGIES + paleo-friendly! | Lexi's Clean Kitchen

Side note: You don’t taste the veggies one bit in these. Kid-approved!

GREEN St. Patty's Day Pancakes - Colored with HIDDEN VEGGIES + paleo-friendly! | Lexi's Clean Kitchen


St. Patty's Day Green Pancakes {Hidden Veggie}

Preparation 5 min 2017-04-28T00:05:00+00:00 Cook Time 15 min 2017-04-28T00:15:00+00:00 Serves 8     adjust servings

Ingredients

Instructions

  • In a bowl combine almond flour, tapioca, baking powder, and dash of sea salt. Add in eggs and mix.
  • In your blender, blend spinach and apple sauce until smooth then add to your batter. Mix well to combine.
  • Add in chocolate chips or add-ins of choice.
  • Heat grass-fed butter in a skillet over medium heat and pour in batter into circles.
  • Let cook for 3-4 minutes on each side or until golden brown.
  • Continue with remaining batter.
  • Transfer to a plate and serve!

GREEN St. Patty's Day Pancakes - Colored with HIDDEN VEGGIES + paleo-friendly! | Lexi's Clean Kitchen

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4 comments on “St. Paddy’s Day Green Pancakes {Hidden Veggie}

  • AH! Any way to ‘sneak veggies’ gets a gold star from me! I have a little, who is allergic to nuts. What else could I use besides the almond flour? Arrowroot? I know I lose the the paleo aspect, but that isn’t a dealbreaker. My kids eat their weight in pancakes and this looks like a good way to be both festive and sneaky with veggies!

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  • I’ve been trying to incorporate more vegetables into our diet, and this was a great recipe that even my husband enjoyed. Thank you for sharing!

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