Mom’s Feather Pancakes


These are the pancakes that my mom always made for us growing up. As the name implies, they are light and fluffy! These are also really easy to make–just mix the dry ingredients together, mix the wet ingredients together, and then combine the two.

I decided to add blueberries, which are added after the pancakes are ladled into the pan.


When you are cooking the pancakes, they should be flipped after they get bubbly in the middle and lightly browned around the edges.


I don’t normally share recipes since I tend to be a “throw whatever in” cook, but for this one I actually do have a recipe from my mom’s cookbook, which Jon refers to as “the menu”. These pancakes are great for a Sunday morning breakfast!

Mom’s Feather Pancakes
1 cup flour (I used whole wheat pastry flour)
2 Tbsp baking powder
2 Tbsp sugar (I used brown sugar)
1/2 tsp salt
1 egg, beaten (I used flax “eggs”)
1 cup milk (I used almond milk)
2 Tbsp oil (a neutral flavored oil is best)

To make flax “eggs”:
Mix 1 Tbsp ground flax seeds with 3 Tbsp water. Let sit for a few minutes until the mixture is thickened and the flax has absorbed some of the water. For baking purposes, this is equal to 1 egg.



Breakfast Casserole

Breakfast Casserole

Breakfast Casserole with Potatoes, Onions, Mushrooms and Vegan Sausage

Jon is officially spoiled (ahem…”well taken care of”:-)). In addition to making dinner for him almost every night, he got a homemade breakfast this morning, a departure from his normal yogurt and granola.

Onions and Potatoes Sauteing

Onions and Potatoes Sauteing with Rosemary and Pepper

I decided to make a breakfast casserole bake, so started off sauteing onions and garlic (even breakfast starts with onion and garlic for me). I added in some diced potatoes, mushrooms, rosemary, Celtic sea salt, and fresh ground pepper. I had some leftover Mexican Chipotle vegan sausage in the freezer, so chopped it up and added it for a little spicy kick. After cooking everything together for a few minutes, it all went into one of my favorite casserole dishes to bake in the oven for 30 minutes.

Topped with a little bit of vegan cheese and served with freshly brewed coffee, it was a perfect way to start a Sunday morning!

Breakfast Casserole

Breakfast Casserole...a Great Start to a Sunday Morning!