Mango Spelt Pancakes with Mango-Strawberry Salsa / Peeled Snacks Review and Giveaway

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Wow, how much can I get on today’s title? I simply had to get both of them in today since they work together.

I wish I have been able to share with you more breakfast posts since they are the MOST important meal of the day for me and it should be for everyone! I usually get my fill of protein with black beans, egg scrambles and more. I was very much into tofu scrambles but I have not been able to stomach tofu so eggs have made it back into my life. I feel like they have given me the protein I have needed in the past few months.

But this most is not about eggs. It is about pancakes. Yummy delicious pancakes with mango all over the board. I mentioned last night that I bought 12 huge mangos for 3 bucks yesterday and I peeled them and cleaned them and let them refrigerate overnight. Not quite convinced how many cups to freeze. All I knew is that mangos were going to be part of my breakfast.

peeled snacks

Several weeks ago, I was sent some snacks from Peeled Snacks. If you are not familiar with them, you probably have seen their products at Starbucks and some grocery stores. Well now their snacks are available at Costco in the Midwest. Their dried fruit snack company has NO added sugar, oil, or preservatives. They sent me a new snack called the Farmer’s Market Trio which consists of dried apples, cherries and raisins. YUM. I also received some yummy dried mango and apricots. So do you see where I am going with this?

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This morning though, I made some yummy pancakes inspired by Angela’s recipe from Oh She Glows. My husband is not really a fan of whole grain pancakes and is all about the buttermilk pancakes, but he told me this morning that he would give them a try.

I added some dried mango in the pancake mix and then made a fresh mango and strawberry salsa to go on top of the pancakes.  They were delicious and Ryan even liked them. He told me I was getting closer to making better pancakes. I don’t know what that means but I like them and they were hearty.
ENTER:Before I post the recipe, I want to let you know that Peeled Snacks wants to give ONE reader from the US, a chance to win an Organic Fruit Picks Variety Pack. Go check out the goodies you would get.
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That is it! Only US residents are allowed to enter but please feel free to comment on this post on the recipe as well! Giveaway ends Sunday, August 28th at midnight, EST.
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Mango Spelt Pancakes
adapted from Oh She Glows recipe
serves 2 (8 pancakes)
1 cup spelt flour
1 teaspoon cinnamon
pinch sea salt
2 teaspoons aluminum-free baking powder
1/4 teaspoon Navitas Naturals maca powder (optional)
1 Tablespoon Navitas Naturals lucuma powder (optional)
1- 1.4 ounce pack Peeled Snacks dried mango, chopped
1/2 c So Delicious original coconut milk (or milk of your choice)
Mix all dry ingredients together in a medium bowl. 
Heat a non-stick skillet on medium while mixing the batter.
Add the milk to dry ingredients and stir well. Add the dried mango to the mix. Spray the skillet with non stick oil and spoon the batter onto the skillet on med-low temperature. Flip pancakes when bubbles pop and cook other side.
Mango Salsa
1 cup fresh mango, diced
1/2 cup strawberries, diced
1 Tablespoon maple syrup
5 mint leaves, chopped
splash of orange juice
Dice the fruit and place in a small bowl. Add the maple syrup, juice, and mint leaves and mix well. Place fruit on top of pancakes.
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  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/11751332126011127621 Amber Shea @Almost Vegan

    Ooh, they’re at the Costco across the street from me! Don’t know if I have time to go, but thanks for the heads up!

    I’d try the Farmers Market or the Banan-a-peel !

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/11751332126011127621 Amber Shea @Almost Vegan

    #2 – done

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/11751332126011127621 Amber Shea @Almost Vegan

    #3 – done

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/11751332126011127621 Amber Shea @Almost Vegan

    #4 – done

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/00361442891218676216 Emily Malloy

    Yum! :)
    Me! Me! Pick me! :)

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/05959656182835829866 mambootsy

    These look delish…

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/05959656182835829866 mambootsy

    Gonna make these tomorrow..

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/05959656182835829866 mambootsy

    Yumm….

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/05959656182835829866 mambootsy

    Yummy

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/10953934856050968428 Vegiegail

    Goodness gracious, you do know how to make my mouth water early in the morning! I’m off to the store to buy some fruit, then back in a flash to make these with my stevia-sweetened So Delicious coconut milk! YUM! I would love to try the bing cherries! Such cute names they use—Cherry Go Round. Love it!

  • http://happygoluckyvegan.blogspot.com/ Jesse @ Happy Go Lucky Vegan

    These pancakes look divine!! I’m intrigued by the unique ingredients.

  • http://www.paoequeijo.typepad.com/ sarah @ pao e queijo

    I would love to try the apricot and mango dried fruit- yum!

    sarahepardee(at)gmail(dot)com

  • http://www.paoequeijo.typepad.com/ sarah @ pao e queijo

    I am a fan of Opera Singer in the Kitchen on Fb.

  • http://www.paoequeijo.typepad.com/ sarah @ pao e queijo

    I am also a fan of Peeled Snacks on Fb!

    sarahepardee(at)gmail(dot)com

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/16761350918719977604 Erica

    I ate soooo many eggs during my pregnancy!! Oww id be all about trying the mango- my fav dried fruit. The pancakes are gorgeous, especially with that topping

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/12164725260645470810 Bethany S.

    Apricot-a-lot!!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/12164725260645470810 Bethany S.

    I “like” OSITK on facebook!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/12164725260645470810 Bethany S.

    I “like” Peeled Snacks on facebook.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/16259523638226388163 Rebecca

    I would LOVE to try the mango! I’ve already tried dried pineapple from another brand, but i want to switch it up :)

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/16259523638226388163 Rebecca

    I became a fan of Peeled Snacks on facebook!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/16259523638226388163 Rebecca

    I just followed Peeled Snacks on twitter!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/16259523638226388163 Rebecca

    I’m already a fan of Opera Singer in the Kitchen on facebook!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/08873080530639686787 HiHoRosie

    Yummy pancakes – they look great with the fresh fruit on top.

    I love mango so I’d be excited to try the mango or even apricot.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/08873080530639686787 HiHoRosie

    like you on fb.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/03266656770558847026 Ann

    The pancakes look delicious! I like the flavors Much about Mango and Cherry Go Round! Thanks!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/13978245335712445289 La Cipota

    I love spelt pancakes too! all your pictures of everything are amazing, such great quality! thanks for the lovely post lady!!

  • http://www.bittersweetblog.com/ Hannah

    Great pancakes- I definitely don’t use enough spelt flour around here!

    I’m a fan of what I’ve tried from peel snacks, but I’d still love to taste the “Paradise Found” mix.

  • http://chowvegan.com/ chow vegan

    Oh my, those spelt pancakes sure do look good! The salsa just puts it over the top! I would love to try the pineapple flavor. :-)

  • http://natureinsider.com/ Nadia

    The mango salsa looks gorgeous… and with pancakes! I have to try this :)

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/14117204748021229238 Von

    I would love to have this for breakfast!!! The pancakes look delicious ;) I love the idea of putting dried mango in the pancake mix! Shame it’s not mango season over here yet :(

  • http://www.spicytasty.com/indian-sweets/inippu-appam-fried-sweet-pancakes/ Nithu

    That’s a comforting meal.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/04695690277037332534 Kirsten

    I love your new blog layout! Fresh:)

  • http://anecdotesandapples.weebly.com/ Monet

    The title of your post made my stomach growl! This sounds amazing. Thank you for sharing another delightful and creative recipe. I hope you had a lovely weekend, and I’m hoping you have an even lovelier week. Blessings from this hot state of Texas!
    PS. I would love to try Mango!