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Rainbow Fruit & Pancake Skewers

This well-balanced “breakfast on a stick” is a fun way to start the day!


  • 2 cups pancake mix
  • 1/2 cup organic plain yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 10 strawberries, sliced
  • 1/2 pint blackberries
  • 1 small banana, sliced
  • 2 kiwi, peeled and sliced
  • 1 orange, peeled, sliced and quartered
  • 1 pineapple wedge, cored and sliced
  • maple syrup

Prep time: 20 minutes
Cook time: 10 minutes


  1. Preheat a large nonstick skillet over medium heat.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk pancake mix, yogurt, chia seeds, cinnamon, vanilla extract and water until combined. Scoop batter 1 tablespoon at a time onto skillet.
  3. Cook for about 30 seconds or until the edges form bubbles. Flip and cook an additional 30 seconds. Remove from pan and reserve.
  4. Assemble skewers by alternating pancakes and fruit to create a rainbow effect.
  5. Serve with syrup, if desired.

Recipe courtesy of the ALDI test kitchen. Visit ALDI.us for more kid-friendly recipes!

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