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Saturday, March 25, 2017

Super Food Saturday Gluten Free Blueberry Pancakes

Gluten Free Blueberry Pancakes















I have had a craving for pancakes for a couple of weeks. I don't always have time to make them for breakfast. Since today was cold and rainy and I had a day off from training, I decided to make some. I  adapted this recipe from one I found in one of the Dr. .Axe cookbooks. It is really good and healthy.

2 cups gluten free pancake mix
2 eggs
1 1/4 cups coconut milk
1 1/2 cups blueberries
1 tablespoon coconut sugar
1/4 almonds chopped
lemon curd


Mix all of the ingredients together until there are no lumps.  Grease skillet on medium low heat with 1 tablespoon of coconut oil.  Pour 1/4 cup of batter onto the skillet.  Cook until bubbles appear on the surface.  Flip once.  Add more oil as needed and cook the remaining pancakes.
Top  each pancake with a tablespoon of lemon curd and chopped almonds.

Makes 12 pancakes

Super Foods featured: blueberries, coconut oil, coconut sugar

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Chris Wodke
Founder & Manager Team CMT
www.run4cmt.com

Chris is a triathlete and long distance runner. She is a three time participant of the Boston Marathon.  In 2012 she finished 2nd at Boston in the Mobility Impaired Division. She was on the course in 2013 when the bombs exploded.

She has appeared three times at the Paratriathlon National Triathlon Sprint Championship. She was the 2012 and 2014 National Champion Paratriathlon Open Division Champion.

In 2014 she was the PC Open Champion at the Duathlon National Championship and at the Aqua bike National Championship in 2016. She represented Team USA at the Aquathon ITU World Championship in Chicago in 2015 and at the World championship in Cozumel in 2016.  

 In 2014 she represented the U.S. as a paratriathlete at the Pan-American Triathlon Championship in Dallas, Texas.  She has won state championships in cycling and triathlon as a senior Olympian.

She travels around the country raising awareness of CMT.

She is the author of the book, “Running for My Life” that details her experience as a CMT affected athlete.

You may visit her author page at:
http://www.amazon.com/Christine-Wodke/e/B00IJ02HX6

Team CMT is a group of athletes and supporters working to raise awareness and to find a cure for CMT. We have 210 members in 38 states. We also have members in Australia, England, Scotland, Canada, Vietnam, Turkey, Finland, Scotland, France, Poland, Iran, Norway and Sweden. If you wish to join us visit our web site; www.run4cmt.com or www.hnf-cure.org

CMT or Charcot-Marie-Tooth is the most commonly inherited peripheral neuropathy. It affects over 155,000 Americans (as many as MS).  It is a disease of the nerves that control the muscles. It is slowly progressive, causing loss of normal function and or sensation in the lower legs/feet and arms/hands.

Symptoms include; muscle wasting in the lower legs and feet leading to foot drop, poor balance and gait problems Atrophy in the hands causes difficulty with manual dexterity.

Structural foot deformities such as high arches and hammer toes are common.

Poor tolerance for cool or cold temperatures and many people have chronically cold hands and feet.

Additional symptoms may include fatigue, sleep apnea, breathing difficulties and hearing loss.

Additional Link
Follow CMT affected Paratriathlete Timmy Dixon
http://cmtamputee.wordpress.com/

Follow CMT Author Chris Steinke
https://cmtandmesite.wordpress.com/2017/01/30/what-is-charcot-marie-tooth-disease/


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