Today is Shrove Tuesday, the last day of indulgence before the start of Lent, the 40 days Christians prepare for Easter. People also refer to today as Mardi Gras, Fat Tuesday, and of course Pancake Tuesday. Back in medieval times, pancakes were eaten on this day because they contain fat, butter and eggs which were forbidden during Lent.
Whether you observe Lent or not, why not join in the fun of Pancake Tuesday? Pancakes are a quick and easy solution to those hectic evenings. And in my house, pancakes are always a hit. I use the recipe below, because it is a good source of fiber and most importantly… delicious! Adding blueberries, gives them extra sweetness (and antioxidants!).
Or try stirring in some zucchini puree and diced green onions for a savoury pancake. Or even purreed beets and ricotta (we call these pink pancakes – great for Valentine’s Day). Continue reading “Dinner Tonight: Blueberry Pancakes”Read More