In a continuous effort to please my toddler and please the "mommy in me", I have been trying to cook healthier, kid friendly foods. Breakfast is the hardest time of the day for me to do this because we are all hungry, impatient and un-caffeinated, which is why I tend to pull out an Eggo waffle, pop it in the toaster and serve it for breakfast. I do not necessarily think that there is anything wrong with boxed waffles for a 2 year old who will throw 50% of it on the floor, but I like to stay away from processed foods when I can. Franny loves Manna Cafe's (a favorite local breakfast spot) Oat Cakes and I think that I finally have gotten the recipe pretty close. Not only do these pancakes taste delicious, they are a great source of whole grains. The recipe yields about 15 pancakes, so I usually put them in a freezer safe bag, pull them out in the morning, and pop them in the toaster to thaw.
1 cup cooked oatmeal (I used old fashioned oats)
1 tablespoon unsulphured molasses
2 large eggs