I’ve never been much of a gadget-girl, but I must say that I love my iPhone! Sure I text, email, and get calls, but I love it the most on my early morning trail runs!
I listen to Pandora (Jack Johnson Radio, if you must know), I use my Run Keeper app (which generally confirms I’m a slow as I’d thought), I can call my husband if I fall in the creek — which fortunately has never happened — and finally, I take pictures of cool-looking lizards, scary snakes, and yes, pretty flowers! The Santa Monica Mountains are full of beauty!
These gorgeous Matilija Poppies appear about mid-way through my run, and I always look forward to seeing them. The white, bright poppies stand tall and strong and remind me of a field of grains! I think they pair quite nicely with these earthy Buckwheat Banana Pancakes, don’t you?
Buckwheat isn’t really wheat, so it’s a great ingredient for people on gluten-free diets (such as my own cute son!) Buckwheat flour is also chock full of vitamins. It has a deep, earthy, nutty flavor which I love for pancakes and other baked goods. It’s so yummy combined with the sweet bananas!
What a perfect, delicious weekend breakfast or brunch! Serve them up with fresh strawberries and mango. Oh-la-la! I love it!
You can find out why I connect food and flowers (almost) every Friday here.