These are not to be confused with breakfast pancakes, so put away the maple syrup!

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You will need: zucchini, peppers, onion, pancake mix, bacon (cream cheese, salsa, cherry tomatoes and cilantro; not pictured)

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When ever I make these I think of my friend in Santa Cruz and the beautiful old Victorian house that she rented which is where I first enjoyed these healthy, savory treats.

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Grate 2 cups of zucchini

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Chop half of a yellow pepper, a red pepper and a yellow onion (half a cup each)

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Prepare mixture for 6 to 7 pancakes

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One cup buttermilk pancake mix

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3/4 cup water

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Whisk together

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Add the veggies

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Stir until blended

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Drop a ladle size scoop into slightly oiled pan over medium heat (these are not deep fried)

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Spread out flat so the batter will have more surface area to cook through

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Flip when golden

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Done after about 1 1/2 minutes each side

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Make several and set aside

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Fry some bacon (unless you are a vegetarian!)

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Plate your pancake and re-warm it in the microwave until steamy. Garnish with cream cheese, a spoon full of salsa with sliced cherry tomatoes, cilantro and a strip of bacon.

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Admire!

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Perhaps a glass of Chardonnay?

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And enjoy your tasty coffee table picnic! ~ Thank you for following my guides!