pancakes

    Almond Pancakes

    Those of you who have followed this blog for awhile know I’ve been fine tuning my diet for years trying to figure out what works best for me, but after a few months recently of worsening chronic pain, neuropathy, auto-immune issues, and increasing food allergies, I’ve embraced a pretty severe anti-inflammation diet. No grains, no sugar, no fruit. While I’ve lost almost 20 pounds in 6 weeks, the inflammation and chronic pain is still coming and going, probably as a result of my inability to let go of dairy. The neuropathy is gone, thank goodness. Baby steps.

    We’ve been playing with recipes and this one hit a home run for a Sunday morning breakfast treat! This recipe does have dairy but you can swap the kefir for non-dairy kefir or almond milk, and the butter for coconut oil to make it paleo / AIP friendly. I cannot stand the flavor of coconut oil, so I need to figure out what I’m going to replace butter with in my diet for the long term.

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