Plantain Pancakes

IMG_5097 (1)Since it’s national pancake day, I decided to make a fitfam and paleo approved dish. Plantain pancakes are made out of ripe plantains and eggs. No syrup needed, made a natural strawberry purée from scratch. The combination was so yummy. The pancakes tasted like angel cake ha ha. Try this recipe out and let me know what you think.

Tip- the key to a smooth batter is to use very Ripe plantains

Ingredients

Pancakes

2 ripe Plantain

4 eggs

¼ tsp of cinnamon

¼ tsp of nutmeg

1/4 tsp of salt

1 tsp of vanilla

1 tbsp of coconut oil

¼ cup of coconut flakes

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Strawberry Glaze

½ cup of strawberries

1 packet of splenda

¼ cup of water

 

Combine all ingredients for pancakes except the coconut flakes, and blend until smooth.

Heat up frying pan and put in the coconut oil.

Once heated pour out desired amount of pancake mix into he pan

Lower the heat to medium- high

After 1 minute check the bottom of the pancake, if brown flip over and cook the other side.

 

 

Syrup

Blend strawberries and water

Blend until smooth

Pour into a small pot and begin to simmer on medium heat ]

Add a dash of cinnamon and nutmeg

Add in splenda

Top you pancakes with the syrup and enjoy

Sprinkle coconut flakes, cinnamon, and whipped cream for an added touch

 

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Ginger Garlic Crispy Salmon

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On my journey of loosing weight, eating healthy was essential. Eating bland chicken breast and vegetables became so boring. Salmon was one of my saviors. Try out this savory low carb recipe; it will surely make you appreciate the pescatarian world. This recipe is Fit-Fam approved .

Ingredients:

1 tbsp of coconut oil

1 tbsp of minced garlic

2 salmon filets ( 5-6 oz each) or any fish of choice

2 tbsp of minced ginger

2 tbsp of I cant believe its not butter

¼ tsp of light salt

¼ tsp of black pepper

¼ Italian seasoning

3 carrot stalk

1 tsp of brown sugar

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  1. Season the salmon with herbs, salt, and pepper .
  2. Heat the coconut oil in a non stick frying pan over medium heat. Thrown in the minced ginger and allow to fry for 1 minute . Place the salmon in the pan frying on medium heat 2-4 minutes on each side, depending on thickness. Once you flip it to one side throw in a tbsp. of butter.
  3. Add the minced garlic to pan ( Always add garlic last ) . Lower the heat to low and continue to pan sear salmon for 1 more minute, Remove from the pan.
  4. Cut your carrot into vertical pieces. Season with black pepper and salt
  5. Add ½ tsp of coconut oil to the frying pan.
  6. Add in carrots. Begin to sauté.
  7. Add in 1 tbsp of butter and sprinkle the brown sugar on the carrots
  8. Continue to sauté until carrots turn golden brown, flipping side to side.

 

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Enjoy! Please leave a comment !