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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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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