Berries & Spice Protein Pancakes Recipe

Berries & Spice Protein Pancakes

Ingredients:

  • 2 organic eggs
  • 1/2 cup organic milk (grass-fed even better)
  • 1/2 cup organic cottage cheese
  • 1 tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 vanilla bean scraped or 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup organic 100% whole wheat flour
  • 2 tablespoons ground flaxseeds
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/8 tsp pink Himalayan sea salt

Toppings (and inside)

  • 1 cup blueberries heated

Directions:

  • Heat griddle or frying pan over medium heat.
  • Place all ingredients in a blender minus the blueberries. Placing wet ingredients first will help all ingredients to blend better.
  • Blend on lowest setting until well blended. If you need batter thinner, add more milk or water.
  • Lightly grease pan with olive oil or organic grass-fed butter
  • Pour batter onto pan (make thinner by tilting pan like you would a crepe), wait for bubbles to appear throughout pancake before flipping.
  • When finished put a tablespoon of heated blueberries on pancake, trifold, and place another tablespoon blueberries on top.
  • Enjoy!

Notes:

  • Makes approximately 6 pancakes & a serving size is 3 pancakes.
  • You can easily double recipe for whole family.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:

    Calories: 325
    Total Fat: 12.1g
    Total Carbs: 35g
    Fiber: 6g
    Protein: 21.5g
    Calcium: 30%
    Iron 12.5%
    Potassium: 290mg
    Vitamin A: 12%
    Vitamin C: 10%

*Health Benefits:

  • Blueberries: Rich source of Vitamins K & C, fiber, manganese, copper, and 17 phytonutrients for anti inflammatory and antioxidant benefits.
  • Cinnamon: anti clotting, anti microbial, boosts brain function, helps control blood sugar, increase colon health, and helps protect against heart disease.
  • Flaxseeds: 2 tablespoons contains 133% of your recommended amount of omega-3 fats for cardiovascular benefits, helps digestion, and reduces post-menopausal symptoms.
  • Dairy note: buy organic & grass fed whenever possible. Dairy from grass-fed cows have a higher percentage of nutrition (like omega-3 fats, Vitamin K, & CLA) than grain- fed cows.

*Health Benefits summarizes from WH Foods and Nutrition Facts websites.

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