Daydreaming of Pancakes

I’ve determined today that I just am not good at adjusting to when my workout plans change. :oops:

I was originally planning on hitting up the gym after work today, but I ended up going to visit my grandma in her new apartment first. By the time I left grandma’s, it was almost 5:00, and I knew that my gym would be packed.

I can’t stand when the gym is packed and I have to wait for a machine…

So I nixed the gym plans.

Hey, it happens. I at least still made sure to work in a quick, 10 minute cardio workout off of Exercise on Demand, so I could say I did something. Back to the plan tomorrow (whatever that is!) ;)

To be honest, I had other things on my mind this evening, and they had everything to do with tonight’s dinner…

Or shall I say…BREAKFAST! :-D


Jay and I decided yesterday that today was going to be “Pancakes & Sausage for Dinner” night, and I’d been thinking daydreaming about it all day. I decided to use Tina’s Really Good Pancake recipe, which I’ve used in the past and has always been a success. The only change I made was with the flour: rather than 1.5 cups all-purpose flour, I used 1 cup whole wheat + .5 cup all-purpose (I ran out of AP) but the pancakes were still amazing.


I even got a little crazy and added in some mini chocolate chips into half of the batter. Mmmm Mmmm Mmmmm :-P

And what’s that orange “stuff” pouring off of my fluffy cakes? Well, it’s Pumpkin Maple syrup!


I simply mixed 1/8 cup maple syrup + 1.5 tbsp pumpkin puree. The combo was great, but I actually think that I’ll stick with regular syrup on my pancakes next time. I guess I’m just a regular syrup kinda gal. ;)

Along with our pancakes, I cooked up some MorningStar Farms sausage links. My opinion? They were good, but no substitute for the real thing. The flavor was pretty decent, but the texture was far from that of a regular sausage. Jay’s opinion? He could barely stomach one bite… :shock:


It was definitely a yummy dinner breakfast! :-P


Time to go grade some papers and get ready to watch some One Tree Hill!!

Question for the Night:

Do you and your significant other have similar taste buds? Is he/she willing to try any “new experiments” you might try?