If you haven’t heard, Chelsea Clinton made spinach pancakes in celebration of National Pancake Day, and people can’t stop talking about it. Twitter blew up with positive and negative feedback on this bright green short stack. (Comments are really funny — take a look!) Our first reaction was: No offense Chelsea, but the picture doesn’t look that appetizing :/ But before we could judge, we needed to try them for ourselves.
Whether you need iron or not, these bright green pancakes are a definite YES for St. Patrick’s Day. Feed these to your kiddos and they’ll never know they are secretly healthy.
Place the spinach, milk, egg, oil, Greek yogurt, and cream cheese in a blender. It may seem like you’re making a smoothie — but it will be even better than that.
Mix the dry ingredients together and then pour in the spinach mixture.
Whisk until combined. Check out that greenery color!
Place 1/4 cup of batter on a greased skillet over medium heat. Once you start seeing bubbles on your pancake’s surface, that means it’s time to flip!
Take your pancakes to the next level by creating shapes! Fill a squirt bottle with your pancake mix and then start drawing. You’ll want to start with your outside shape and then “color” it in. Move quickly so your pancake has an even color and no burnt edges.
These spinach pancakes are the perfect St. Patrick’s Day morning treat. Thanks for the inspo, Chelsea Clinton!
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DIY Production and Styling: Kelly Bryden
Photography: Chris Andre
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