Got Pancakes On My Mind


I woke up at the crack of dawn for some reason this morning. I just couldn’t keep my eyes shut. Guess that means I’ve had enough sleep, huh? And the one thing I couldn’t stop thinking about was pancakes…..

Nom nom nom this is a pancake made with my beloved Kodiak mix and topped with greek yogurt, almond butter, Kodiak berry syrup and pom seeds. Yep, I think this combo wins the prize for best toppings! I love how 1/2 cup mix always produces the perfect pancake that satisfies me completely.
I’m so excited for my day! Later this morning, I’m headed into the city and picking up first Adam and then later this afternoon, my mom. Adam from a business trip, my mom from Florida….and we are hopefully eating brunch here after BethT’s rave reviews. I LOVE San Francisco! Then, it’s back to Sonoma county and to a ” let’s get hot and sauced” holiday party (aka hot sauce gift exchange/hot tubbing/dance party) at Adam and Rocky’s house tonight. Should be a very interesting time….I’ve gotta go buy my hot sauce. πŸ˜‰
Have a fantastic Sunday!

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    Lindsay Perrone (goodiesgalore)
    December 20, 2009 at 7:33 am

    Your nut butters always look nice and melted!! I can NEVER get mine like that. It should be a simple task yet I cannot master it. Damn my nut butters.

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    December 20, 2009 at 8:39 am

    i NEED to get my hands on this kodiak mix! it looks deliicious esp with your wonderful toppings! enjoy your sunday girl! Can’t wait to hear about your brunch πŸ™‚

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    Sam (Merit to the Carrot)
    December 20, 2009 at 8:41 am

    That pancake breakfast is beautiful! I bet it tasted divine.

    Enjoy your day with Adam and your Mom!

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    December 20, 2009 at 8:41 am

    can;t wait to hear about your brunch! I have GOT to get my hands on this kodiak mix!!

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    amanda @ fake ginger
    December 20, 2009 at 8:43 am

    Look at that lovely almond butter! I can never get mine all melty like that.

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    December 20, 2009 at 8:44 am

    sounds like a fun and creative party! love it. cant wait to see pics!

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    Foodie (Fab and Delicious Food)
    December 20, 2009 at 8:45 am

    Have a great day and a fun time at the party!

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    December 20, 2009 at 8:45 am

    Hiii Jenna!! Thank you for introducing us to Kodiak’s pancake mix! I got mine today and I’m totally gonna do the “Jenna Cake” – 1/2 cup mix topped with all those awesome toppings! I usually only do the greek yogurt and almond butter, but the syrup and pom adds so much!! SO pretty! Have fun later gorgeous!!! πŸ™‚

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    December 20, 2009 at 8:46 am

    Your pancakes look so yummy, especially with the pomegranate seeds on top! I never thought of trying that..

    Lucky you, getting up so early. I LOVE getting up early but I’m usually too tired and I just continue to sleep until 8:30. Oops.

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    Deva (Voracious Vorilee)
    December 20, 2009 at 8:48 am

    I love topping pancakes with greek yogurt. It makes them super filling!

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    December 20, 2009 at 8:55 am

    Sunday is a pancake day!

    I mixed in pumpkin and cranberries to my batter today!

    Happy Snowed in Sunday,


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    Diana @ frontyardfoodie
    December 20, 2009 at 8:56 am

    Now I have pancakes on my mind!

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    christie, honoring health
    December 20, 2009 at 9:20 am

    I had pancakes as well this morning! Love them!

    Have a great Sunday!

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    December 20, 2009 at 9:23 am

    A hot sauce exchange? What a cute idea! Creative parties like that are way more fun than the conventional Christmas gathering. πŸ™‚

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    Jennie {in Wonderland}
    December 20, 2009 at 9:28 am

    How do you get your almond butter to melt like that? The world wants to know!

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    The Voracious Vegan
    December 20, 2009 at 9:37 am

    What a breakfast! Now I know what I’m going to eat when I wake up tomorrow. I love that melted nut butter topping – MUCH better than maple syrup. Thanks for the great idea!

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    December 20, 2009 at 9:44 am

    pancake sunday! hehe πŸ˜‰

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    December 20, 2009 at 9:49 am

    Those pancakes look yummy with all of that good stuff on top of them!

    Have fun with your mom!

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    December 20, 2009 at 9:50 am

    hot and sauced party sounds awesome! have fun! i gotta pick up some kodiak mix.

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    Lauren @ louisianagrown
    December 20, 2009 at 9:54 am

    Yay for your mom coming in to town; I hope she’s attending the party with you!

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    Julie @savvyeats
    December 20, 2009 at 9:57 am

    I’m going out to brunch in a few minutes. I am thinking that now I might get pancakes…

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    Shannon (The Daily Balance)
    December 20, 2009 at 10:09 am

    those pancakes look spectacular! what a great start to your day!

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    December 20, 2009 at 10:24 am

    awesome party idea! i do kinda have a personal question, sorry, but are you and adam an item? πŸ™‚

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    December 20, 2009 at 10:29 am

    That mix must be great. Have a nice day.

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    December 20, 2009 at 10:32 am

    haha I love the theme of the party! and the name! Hilarious…and hot sauce exchange…heck yesssss.

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    December 20, 2009 at 10:36 am

    Yum! Looks delicious!

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    December 20, 2009 at 10:43 am

    Ok, that’s it! I am heading up to my mom’s in the Bay Area next week and we are definitely going to Brenda’s for breakfast. I can’t wait to read your review. Also, a hot sauce and hot tub party sounds like a blast; don’t forget to take pictures for us.

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    December 20, 2009 at 10:50 am

    wow! sounds like a fun night tonight!!

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    Gina G
    December 20, 2009 at 11:15 am

    sounds like a blast jenna! have an awesome day! =)
    p.s. what is your dad gonna do for the holidays w/o you two?

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    December 20, 2009 at 11:30 am

    What a good day for pancakes! Hope you have a good day with family πŸ™‚

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    December 20, 2009 at 11:30 am

    Mmm yes, I love Greek yogurt and almond butter with a little dollop of pumpkin on my whole grain pancakes/waffles. A complete meal!

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    December 20, 2009 at 11:37 am

    sorry to be so blunt, but you’ve gotta tell us if you and adam are “official!” I’ve been sensing it for MONTHS now.. pretty please come clean!!! you all would be the cutest little foodie couple!!!

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    December 20, 2009 at 11:43 am

    OMG, that oozing almond butter is making me salivate, majorly. Do you melt it before you put it on?

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    December 20, 2009 at 11:48 am

    you are a busy lady!! that pancake looks scrumptious. have fun at your hot sauce/hot tubbing party…sounds like something scandalous could potentially go down there ahahah

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    Paige@ RunningAroundNormal
    December 20, 2009 at 12:20 pm

    Those pancakes look phenom!
    Have fun today with your mom and later at the party!!
    What is your favorite brand of hot sauce, Jenna?

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    December 20, 2009 at 12:24 pm

    Wow, that looks really good! Might have to try making it. πŸ™‚

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    Anna @ Newlywed, Newly Veg
    December 20, 2009 at 12:40 pm

    lol…I don’t know why, but this title cracked me up. I always wake up with a specific breakfast on my mind, so I’m glad I’m not the only one out there πŸ™‚

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    Jolene (
    December 20, 2009 at 12:50 pm

    That is a fancy looking pancake!

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    Anne P
    December 20, 2009 at 1:12 pm

    Um… can they have that party again when I come?!?!

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    December 20, 2009 at 1:35 pm

    Yum! Has the BEST pancakes the other day.. they were made with sour cream. So so good!

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    December 20, 2009 at 1:42 pm

    Sounds like a great day!! Have fun πŸ™‚

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    Chelsea (Chelsea's Chew and Run Fun)
    December 20, 2009 at 1:53 pm

    Sounds like you’ve got your plate full of fun (and hot sauce) for later. That pancake looks delicious. And, berry syrup? Those Kodiak folks know what’s up.

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    Jessica @ How Sweet It Is
    December 20, 2009 at 1:58 pm

    Mmmm your pancakes look wonderful!

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    December 20, 2009 at 2:51 pm

    Sounds like a part-ayyyyy! Sweet πŸ™‚

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    diana(mymarble rye)
    December 20, 2009 at 6:05 pm

    making pancakes now…ASAP

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    Niki F
    December 20, 2009 at 9:42 pm

    Oooh, pom seeds on pancakes. Yum! Going to try that SOON!

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