• Cinnamon Brown Sugar Pancakes

    October 25, 2009

    Mmm! DELICIOUS breakfast this morning! :mrgreen:

    These Cinnamon Brown Sugar Pancakes are equally delicious and satisfying. The protein from the Oikos and eggs and the fiber from the oats and apples filled me up and kept me full for hours. And the combination of sweet honey Oikos, brown sugar, and cinnamon provided the perfect flavors for a cool, crisp autumn morning breakfast.

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    I woke up with the sun this morning, but instead of shooting out of bed to start my day, I relaxed and daydreamed about breakfast! Oh, the mind of a food blogger!

    I recently received an email from the Stonyfield folks about their new sweepstakes– just for bloggers:

    Stonyfield invites you to take a deep breath, say “Ohm” and enter the Na-Moo-Ste Giveaway! If your post wins, you and a friend will relax and revitalize during a weekend yoga retreat at the beautiful Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health. You will enjoy two days and two nights of rest and renewal for your body, mind and spirit.

    This prize includes:

    • Transportation to Kripalu Center, a premier yoga retreat located in Lenox, MA
    • Accommodations at Kripalu in a Standard Plus Room with delicious all-natural meals
    • Daily experiential workshops and guided outdoor activities
    • Daily yoga and YogaDance™ classes
    • Evening events
    • Use of Kripalu amenities: sauna, whirlpool, fitness room, lake front beach, and hiking trails

    There are three different ways to enter the Na-Moo-Ste Giveaway:

    A) Share an original story about why you need to say “Ohm”

    B) Post a photo of you doing yoga in a toga (Oikos is Greek yogurt after all!)

    C) Share a recipe you created using Oikos yogurt as an ingredient

    To learn more about the contest, visit the Oikos fanpage on Facebook.

    Here’s my submission for the Stonyfield Oikos contest:

    Cinnamon Brown Sugar Pancakes

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    Makes 6 pancakes

    Ingredients:

    • 1 cup Old Fashion oats
    • 6 oz. Oikos honey yogurt
    • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
    • 2 eggs
    • 2 tbsp canola oil
    • 2 tbsp brown sugar
    • 1 tsp cinnamon
    • 2 tsp vanilla extract
    • 1 tsp baking powder

    Directions:

    • Combine all ingredients in a large mixing bowl and blend well.
    • Heat a skillet on medium-low heat and coat with cooking spray.
    • Use a 1/4 cup measuring cup to portion the batter in the pan.
    • Cook each side of the pancake for about 2 minutes and flip.
    • Serve warm with cinnamon-brown sugar apples.

    I’m off to the dog park with the boys!

    Happy Sunday! 8-)

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    Nicole October 25, 2009 at 9:18 am

    Ahh, those pancakes look sooo good!!

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    Susan October 25, 2009 at 9:20 am

    OMG ! Those pancakes look soooooo good ! I will definately be trying them ! What a perfect Fall/ Sunday breakfast. Makes the egg sammie I had this morning look so sad ! LOL !

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    Chelsea (Chelsea's Chew and Run Fun) October 25, 2009 at 9:27 am

    Those look divine. You know food is a big part of your life when you’re rendered speechless at the site of such a gorgeous breakfast display. Thank you for sharing the recipe, I’ll have to try these next weekend (or on an inspired early weekday morning!)

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    Jessica @ How Sweet It Is October 25, 2009 at 9:28 am

    Wow those look incredible, Tina!

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    Leianna October 25, 2009 at 9:31 am

    What a great recipe!
    That contest sounds amazing too, who wouldn’t want to win a package like that:)

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    Diana October 25, 2009 at 9:33 am

    They sound and look amazing. And pretty simple to do too! Awesome. :)

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    Estela @ Weekly Bite October 25, 2009 at 9:34 am

    What a great looking breakfast!!
    Now I know what I’m making for breakfast!

    Have a great day!

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    Marisa (Trim The Fat) October 25, 2009 at 9:37 am

    I love the apple topping! Great breakfast!!!

    Have fun at the park:)

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    Jenna October 25, 2009 at 9:38 am

    wow tina! those look soo yummy :) i am sureee you will win!
    have a great sunday with the fam!!
    jenna

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    Pam October 25, 2009 at 9:41 am

    I’m say’in Ohm to those pancakes…lol!

    Enjoy!

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    Gabriela October 25, 2009 at 9:49 am

    WOW do those look amazing…what a great ingredient list, too! I’ve already emailed it to my dad (the pancake lover of the family)! Enjoy the rest of your day!

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    Marina October 25, 2009 at 10:05 am

    This looks great!I can’t wait to try making them.

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    Food Makes Fun Fuel October 25, 2009 at 10:05 am

    I’ve already baked up my something for this contest too! I just need to do the yoga, haha

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    VeggieGirl October 25, 2009 at 10:10 am

    Stellar Sunday breakfast!

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    Erica October 25, 2009 at 10:32 am

    That is one awesome contest- I hope you win! Your pancakes look magazine worthy! Josh and I went to Southend last night and it reminded me of the awesome din din we had there!

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    Kristen October 25, 2009 at 10:35 am

    Thanks for sharing about the contest! What a fabulous prize package!

    Those pancakes are inspiring! Lately I just have NOT been making the time to cook anything special.

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    Madeline @ Greens and Jeans October 25, 2009 at 10:35 am

    Wow, those pancakes look ridiculously good! They almost make me want to go get eggs in my pajamas so I can make them…

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    Stephanie October 25, 2009 at 10:45 am

    what a wonderful breakfast! thanks for the heads up on that contest, sounds great :)

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    Foodie (Fab and Delicious Food) October 25, 2009 at 10:47 am

    The pancakes look delicious!

    Sounds like such a fun contest!

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    Joelle (The Pancake Girl) October 25, 2009 at 11:21 am

    I am def entering this contest- I need to say “Ohm” for sure these days! Loving the pancakes girl, yum!

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    angieinatlanta October 25, 2009 at 11:26 am

    Um, those pancakes look INCREDIBLE! I am so jealous of your breakfast!

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    Kristen @ frostingandfroth.com October 25, 2009 at 11:29 am

    Great recipe submission, Tina. Those pancakes look fab. Good luck! :-)

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    Lynn (The Actors Diet) October 25, 2009 at 11:34 am

    great giveaway and recipe! hope you win, tina!

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    skinnyrunner October 25, 2009 at 1:08 pm

    those pancakes look delish. hope you win. then you should take me.
    have a fun day at the dog park!

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    Michelle-pure2raw October 25, 2009 at 1:32 pm

    I love pancakes…you have inspired me to make me some : ) Have a good day!!

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    Becky October 25, 2009 at 3:58 pm

    Yummy!! What a great idea!!

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    Katy @ These Beautiful Feet October 25, 2009 at 5:00 pm

    Mmmm that contest sounds awesome. It’s also a good excuse to get my husband to buy me more Oikos! :) So many amazing and yummy uses for greek yogurt. Looking forward to entering this contest.

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    Stacey October 25, 2009 at 6:45 pm

    I think you’re destined to win this one, Tina! Love the recipe and can’t wait to try it!

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    Sarah October 27, 2009 at 9:52 pm

    Great contest entry!!!

    Good Luck! I also entered as well…who could resist that prize pack :)

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    Kelly November 1, 2009 at 9:04 am

    Those look SO delicious, I hope you win!

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    Tracy Gardner July 26, 2010 at 10:36 am

    I tested these out along with a boxed healthy brand and these won out hands down. I added blueberries to the batter. Oh… I forgot the flour and they turned out great – whoops… I used a sugar free maple syrup for our topping but big hit with the family! They also enjoyed scrambled eggs and sausage but for me just the pancakes. Great post!

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    Elizabeth Reading Between the Miles June 4, 2011 at 8:42 am

    I was just wondering if you would be able to sub. in Wheat flour instead of all purpose? Just wondering if the ratios would be the same?? Thank you!

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    Tina June 5, 2011 at 3:48 pm

    @Elizabeth Reading Between the Miles: Yep, the ratios would be the same.

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