I LOVE pancakes. But as we know, they are not the best when it comes to living healthier. So, when I am in the mood to feel like "I'm cheating", I whip up these bad boys and I am good to go without the guilt!
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
1 tsp. ground ginger
1 pinch ground cloves
1 pinch ground nutmeg
1 scoop vanilla whey protein powder
⅓ cup reduced fat (2%) plain Greek yogurt
4 large egg whites (½ cup)
¼ cup dry old-fashioned rolled oats
2 Tbsp. coconut flour
½ tsp. baking powder
2 tsp. molasses (Blackstrap if possible)
Nonstick cooking spray
¼ medium pear,
cut into bite-sized chunks (optional)
To make spice mix, combine cinnamon, ginger, cloves,
and nutmeg in a small bowl; mix well. Set aside.
Combine protein powder, yogurt, egg whites, oats,
coconut flour, 1 tsp. spice mix, baking powder, and
molasses in a medium bowl; mix well.
Heat large nonstick skillet lightly coated with spray over
Ladle about ¼ cup batter for each pancake; cook for 2 to
3 minutes, or until bubbles form on top. Flip. Cook for 1
to 2 minutes, or until golden brown and cooked through.
Repeat until all batter is used.
Serve two pancakes topped with pear, if desired, serve