Banana Oatmeal Pancakes with Mixed Berry Compote

These banana oatmeal pancakes whip up in 5 minutes and use only 3 basic ingredients that are probably in your kitchen right now: oatmeal, eggs, & banana.  How easy is that?

When I was a kid, pancakes were our usual Saturday breakfast, and I loved them.  My mother made the best buttermilk pancakes in the world… light, white, fluffy things that soaked up as much maple syrup as you could pour on….

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Sweet Potato Pancakes

Sweet Potato Pancakes
Happy New Year, friends!!

It’s January, which means we’re all on diets, or at least doing some sort of “detox” for the next 7 days, right??  Like a juice fast, liver cleanse, or the “cayenne pepper drink”??  Aren’t we??  I mean, isn’t that the thing to do in January???

Weelll, as my Pa would say… “THAT’S THE BIGGEST BUNCH OF HOOEY I’VE EVER HEARD IN MY LIFE!!”

And he’s heard some big bunches, I can assure you.

The whole principle of “detox” really gets me… it’s as if the authors of said diets have forgotten…

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