Blueberry Banana Protein Pancakes

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Do you love pancakes, but feel guilty for eating them ? Then these protein packed, low calorie pancakes, are perfect for you. Not only are they scrumptious, they have added health benefits. The blueberries are packed with antioxidants that can help prevent cancer and other health problems. These can be eaten for breakfast or for snacks on the go. The oatmeal inside of the pancakes will definitely keep you full and satisfied. No need for low calories syrup, top it off with some blueberry banana puree syrup. I hope you enjoy this recipe! This recipe was inspired by Fit Men Cook.

And yes, this is Fit Fam approved !!

Ingredients

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½ cup of quick oats

1/3 cup of egg whites or 3 egg whites

½ cup of blueberries

½ of a banana

1 scoop of your favorite vanilla Protein

(I use cellucor)

1 tsp of vanilla extract

1/2 tsp of baking powder

Pam non-stick spray

Cinnamon

Nutmeg

1 splenda or sweetener

Pancakes

Blend the oats, protein, egg whites, banana, vanilla extract, and baking powder. Blend until smooth.

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  1. Throw in your blueberries and a dash of cinnamon and nutmeg into the mixture. Mix with a spatula
  2. Heat up a frying pan and spray with Pam
  3. Once heated pour out the mixture into the pan. Depending on the size of pancakes you want.

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  1. Lower the heat to medium- high
  2. After 1 minute check the bottom of the pancake, if brown flip over and cook the other side.

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Syrup

  1. Blend ¼ cup of berries, the other half of the banana , and ¼ cup of water
  2. Blend until smooth
  3. Pour into a small pot and begin to simmer on medium heat
  4. Add a dash of cinnamon and nutmeg
  5. Add in splenda
  6. Top you pancakes with the syrup and and enjoy!

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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 !