Blueberry Protein Pancakes

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Ingredients:

  • 1 scoop Vega Protein Powder
  • 1 banana, mashed
  • 1 tbsp Almond Milk
  •  2 egg whites OR 1/4 cup flax egg replacement*
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 tsp chia seeds
  • Blueberries

*To make flax egg replacement 1 tbsp ground flaxseed with 3 tbsp water

Completely mash banana with the almond milk and gradually stir in remaining ingredients until batter is smooth. Spray low-fat cooking spray into skillet and turn on med-low heat. Slowly pour batter into pan and cook for 3-5 minutes on each side. Top with berries and drizzle with real maple syrup or agave nectar :)

Makes 2 servings

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Light Oatmeal Pancakes

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These little cakes are a new healthy breakfast staple in my mornings, filled with fiber and complex carbohydrates to help me feel full throughout the morning while also burning fat at the same time instead of storing it with traditional store bought pancakes. A lovely new friend (IG | luxbeautystore) made these for me one morning and got me hooked!

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup Almond Milk
  • 1 cup Old Fashion Oats
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 egg (or mashed banana)
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • dash of cinnamon

Mix all ingredients together (best results if made the night before to thicken). Over low heat, pour 1/4 cup batter on pan and flatten into pancake with a spoon. The first pancake is the trickiest – 4 minutes on one side and 2 minutes on second side, then 2 min each side for the rest of the batter. Top with favorite fruit or whatever you desire on your morning pancakes :)

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Get creative with your oatmeal! Here I made overnight oats and decorated it in the morning strawberries, blueberries, goji berries, almonds, ground flaxseed, chia seeds and cinnamon.

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Vegan Peanut Butter Banana Pancakes

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Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 scoop Vega vanilla protein powder
  • 1 tbsp ground flax seed
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1.5 tbsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 packets stevia
  • 1 cup water or almond milk
  • 1 mashed Banana

Combine, spray pan with baking spray and cook over medium heat. I topped mine with bananas, melted peanut butter, agave, coconut flakes and some dark chocolate chips, these were so easy, thick and decadent!

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Banana Coconut Pancakes with Walnuts & White Chocolate Chips (V, GF)

The boys are over… it’s time for Sunday morning cartoons & banana pancakes!

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Gluten-Free All Purpose Flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 tablespoon baking powder (mixed with squeeze of lemon)
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 Stevia packet
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 Cup Coconut Milk
  • 2 Bananas, smashed
  • 1 tablespoon Flaxseed (mixed with 3 tbsp water)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 teaspoons Pure Maple Syrup
  • 1/2 cup shredded coconut
  • 1 1/3 Tablespoons melted Coconut Oil
  • 1 cup Walnuts, finely chopped
  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • White Chocolate Chips
  • Extra banana slices*

Directions

Mix dry items: Sift together Flour, Baking Soda, Salt, Sugar, Spice into one bowl. Separately mix wet ingredients: Coconut milk, mashed bananas, flaxseed mixture, baking powder + lemon mixture, vanilla, maple syrup, shredded coconut, and melted coconut oil, fold in half of the walnuts. Add wet ingredients all at once into dry mixture. Stir until all mixed (the mixture will be a lil’ lumpy), but don’t mix too long or it will loose its “fluff”. Let sit for about 7 minutes and you may want to add a little more milk if it looks too thick.

Spray pan with nonstick cooking spray and heat on medium heat; once the pan is hot enough that a splash of water sizzles on it, it’s ready. Pour about 1/4 cup of batter, and once bubbles on the pancake begin to form and around the edges after about 4 minutes, flip with spatula and cook for around another 2 minutes or so. DON’T PAT DOWN WITH SPATULA!! You will lose the fluffiness! I kept a plate in the oven at 200 degrees Fahrenheit to transfer the finished pancakes to keep warm (along with my guest’s dishes). Repeat and add oil/adjust heat as needed. Lastly, heat a small serving “pourer” of Pure Maple Syrup and serve pancakes with chopped walnuts, slices of bananas and white chocolate chips on top!

{An idea from of my favorite blogs, Cupcakes and Cashmere}