Some Saturday mornings look like this:
And other Saturdays look like this:
Either way, they almost always include pancakes.
(Isn’t Nate awesome? It’s perfectly normal for him to wear both of our babies AND to make me breakfast!)
So what makes our pancakes special? These two things:
We’ve tried going the “from scratch” route, but the added tastiness just doesn’t justify the added effort (for us). So we use pancake mix, a spoonful or two of spice (ginger, cinnamon, all spice, nutmeg), and a cup or so of pumpkin. But I commend you if you make your pancakes from scratch and use fresh pumpkin!
Our toddler loves pumpkin pancakes.
Our toddler loves pumpkin.
In fact, when we’re done, she’ll often finish off the can of pumpkin with her dinner. Because pumpkin isn’t sold year round, stock up while you can!
When we’re feeling wild, we’ll throw in bananas, blueberries, nuts, or dried cranberries!