Upside-Down Apple Pancakes
These cinnamon-dusted pancakes can be rewarmed in a toaster oven (or microwave), or even eaten un-warmed.
Serves:: 4 Large Pancakes
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  • 2 tsp chia seeds, ground
  • 1 cup non-dairy milk or water
  • ¼ cup maple syrup (or other
  • liquid sweetener)
  • 1½ cup whole-grain flour
  • (GF: *All-Purpose Flour -or- ¾ cup each: sorghum + brown rice flour)
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 firm apples
  • ⅓ cup raisins (opt)
  1. Grind chia seeds in coffee-bean or spice grinder (or Magic Bullet TM).
  2. Transfer to mixing bowl.
  3. Add milk or water and allow ground seeds to start absorbing liquid.
  4. Add maple syrup, flour, baking powder, salt and cinnamon and whisk together.
  5. Core and slice apples.
  6. Pre-heat non-stick pan.
  7. With a large spoon, ladle enough batter for a large or several small) pancakes. Immediately arrange slices of apple onto batter.
  8. Add raisin or cranberries in the spaces between (opt).
  9. When the edges of the pancake become dry, flip to the other side and gently press your flipper down on the pancake.
  10. Allow to brown and soften apples (doesn't take very long so check until you get the hang of it).
  11. Serve warm!