Breakfast Menu: Parsnip Pancakes and Energy Boost Juice

Des Moines Farmers Market - Parsnips

Parsnips for breakfast? Definitely, especially if they’re in pancakes drizzled with honey yogurt sauce!

Energy Boost Juice

5 large carrots
3 small apples
1 small cylinder beets
1 leaf kale
1 cup parsley
1 cup wheat grass

Blend all ingredients and enjoy!

Breakfast Parsnip Pancakes

1/2 cups Nash’s flour
1 1/2 cups grated parsnips
1-3 teaspoons sugar
Pinch salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
2 eggs, beaten
3 tablespoons butter and more for the skillet
1/2 cup milk
1 teaspoon vanilla

Mix all dry ingredients in one bowl. Mix in all wet ingredients until well incorporated. Heat a large greased skillet over medium heat and place 1/4-cup-size dollops of mixture evenly in skillet. Cook until golden brown. Serve hot off the skillet with maple syrup and butter. Also wonderful after they are cool dipped into honey yogurt sauce.

Honey Yogurt Sauce

1 cup plain yogurt
2 tablespoons honey

Mix well for a wonderful dip for fruit or just about anything.