PROTEIN YUM: Protein Pumpkin Pancakes

 

Ingredients:

½ cup liquid egg whites

¼ cup canned pumpkin purée

2 tablespoons cinnamon or vanilla protein powder

1 tablespoon coconut flour

Stevia to taste (OR APPROX 15 liquid drops)

½ teaspoon pumpkin pie spice or cinnamon

¼ teaspoon baking powder

Nonstick coconut oil cooking spray

Instructions:

  1. In a medium bowl, stir together all ingredients until smooth. Let sit for a couple minutes to let the coconut flour absorb the liquid.
  2. Heat a medium-sized pan over medium-low heat. Coat with cooking spray. Spoon batter onto pan three to four times and cook for 2-3 minutes, then flip and cook until golden and done in the middle.
  3. Top with syrup, coconut whipped topping or drizzle with cashew butter and cinnamon.

Nutritional Info:

Prep time: 5 min

Cook time: 4 min

Yield: 1 serving

Calories 431
Total Fat 19g
Total Carbs 25g
Protein 40g

About the Author

"I'm a happily married fitness freak and mom to three amazing, super-fit kids. My passion is creating original recipes and transforming unhealthy eats into healthy treats. I believe in balancing macro-nutrients as often as possible, and cooking to delight the ones I love in the cleanest, yummiest ways possible. As a nutrition coach, trainer and fitness instructor, I feel food is fuel, but it should also taste splendid, because after all, you only live once." Erin holds a B.A. in English and Master’s degree in Education, specializing Group X, children’s fitness and nutrition. She’s been a group exercise instructor for 14 years and was a Master Trainer for three years, traveling the country certifying hundreds of instructors and handling the nutrition portion of the company.
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