Getting Healthy from the Inside Out

Short Cake Pancakes

I love to cook… but it’s hard to create original recipes- well… not without numerous attempts and possibly disastrous results! I simply don’t have the money to waste on ingredients! So I simply test others recipes and/or adapt them to either make healthier or adjust to my requirements.

But after a while, you start recognizing key elements to recipes. Pancakes often have similar ingredients- a flour, a binder, spices, and a fruit topping.

So let the fun begin!

This morning I made a pancake that originally I thought was going to be a tosser… But it was actually really quite good! Thinner and more dense than the typical “light and fluffy” flapjacks you get at Denny’s or Whitespot… They still had their own appeal! They reminded me of those little yellow dessert cups they always sell by the strawberries! Yum!

These——->

These pancakes REALLY reminded me of them! Topped with fresh strawberries and drizzled with local honey, it’s like having dessert for breakfast!!!

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INGREDIENTS

1 Scoop Vanilla Protein Powder
1/4 Cup Almond Flour
2 Packs Stevia
1/8 Tsp Baking Powder
1 Egg
2 Tbsp Almond Milk

Mix all ingredients in a bowl until smooth.

Pour onto hot griddle evenly between 2-3 pancakes. Cook until golden, then flip. It does NOT cook like a regular pancake, so check to make sure it doesn’t burn!

Once other side cooked, transfer to plate, top with fresh fruit and drizzle with honey.

Enjoy!

NUTRITIONAL INFO (not including topping)

  • Calories 360
  • Fat 19 g
  • Carb 8 g
  • Fiber 3 g
  • Sugar 2 g
  • Protain 37 g

Practically a perfect breakfast! Don’t let the fat fool you into thinking it’s unhealthy! Most of the fat is from the almond flour (and the whole egg, of course!) so it’s easy enough to substitute a different flour and/or substituting the whole egg for egg white.

Adding 1 Tbsp honey will add 60 caloris and 17 g carbs (16 g sugar) but still a balanced breakfast! And better to get the fat and sugar in the beginning of the day when it’s just getting started rather than at the end of the day when you’re getting ready for bed!

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