Cinnamon Apple Paleo Protein Pancakes

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The perfect weekend brunch. 

  • Gluten free

  • High protein

  • Paleo / dairy free option if coconut yogurt is used

  • Low carb friendly

  • Sugar-free

We all deserve to indulge and I strongly believe we should all enjoy the comforting foods that we love. But why not twist them so they can be nutritious, healthy and weight loss friendly? Like having your cake and eating it too.

Here is a recipe that does exactly that. A totally guilt-free healthy alternative to regular, white flour, high sugar pancakes. 

Highly refined carbohydrates are also simply just not healthy. They provide zero nutrients and only leave us craving more and more.

On the other hand, these super indulgent yet healthy pancakes are high in protein and low in carbs so you'll be full, satisfied and happy for a long time whilst knowing that you have fed your body goodness. Just like every meal should. 

Here it is...

Cinnamon Apple Paleo Protein Pancakes

Serves: 1

Prep time: 3 minutes

Cooking time: 4 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 egg white (or 1 vegan egg)**

  • 2 tbsp vanilla low carb protein powder. (Not sure which one to choose? This blog will sort you out!)

  • 3 tbsp almond meal or LSA mix

  • 1 tbsp granulated stevia 

  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon

  • 1/4 teaspoon gluten-free baking soda

  • Pinch of salt

  • 1/4 + cup 1 tbsp almond or coconut milk (unsweetened).

  • 1 tsp coconut oil or organic, grass-fed butter

Toppings:

  • Either 3 tbsp plain greek yogurt or 2 tbsp coconut yogurt

  • 1/2 apple

  • Extra cinnamon and stevia

Method:

  1. Whisk everything except the coconut oil together in a bowl, gradually adding milk until the consistency is a pancake like batter.

  2. Heat coconut oil on a pan over medium heat.

  3. Using a 1/4 cup measure, spoon out mixture and pour onto pan.

  4. Flip once air bubbles form ontop of the pancake and continue to cook for approx 1 more minute!

  5. Repeat 3 times for 3 small pancakes. 

  6. Dice apple, place in a small bowl or mug, add a little splash of water, extra cinnamon and a little stevia if desired and place in microwave for 40 seconds. 

  7. Pour apples over pancakes and top with 2 tbsp coconut yogurt!

** Vegan egg made by whisking together 1 tbsp chia seeds with 3 tbsp water and letting it set for 10 minutes. 

Enjoy!

Send me photos if you make them and let me know how they turn out!

Bec xx