Gluten Free Berry Protein Pancakes

Photo Aug 16, 10 34 33 AM

I always try to make time to cook pancakes or French Toast on the weekend, because I have more time in the morning. This weekend I turned on one of my favorite podcasts and puttered around the kitchen in my PJ's putting this deliciousness together. I absolutely love the texture of these pancakes, they hold together beautifully and have a light, mild flavor. You could add a little maple syrup or honey to the batter, but I'd recommend using a lightly sweetened or flavored protein powder … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Spice Pancakes (gluten free, dairy free, grain free)

pumpkin spice pancakes

Good Morning from San Francisco! This week, I'm in beautiful Mill Valley on the edge of Muir Woods visiting my best friend for her birthday and for breakfast I raided her pantry and threw these delicious pumpkin pancakes together. This recipe makes a tender, moist and delicious pancake -  and while I will continue to play with this recipe you should definitely try it out. Pumpkin Spice Pancakes gluten free, dairy free, grain free Yield: 8-9 small/medium pancakes (2 servings) You … [Read more...]

Gluten Free Chocolate Strawberry Donut Protein Pancakes

Photo Jun 21, 10 46 38 AM

These awesome pancakes were NOT the original plan. You may recall from my last waffle post that I have been wanting a cast-iron waffle maker for some time, and I thought I found a good one online. It finally showed up yesterday, just in time for the new gluten-free, no sugar chocolate protein waffle batter recipe I was ready to try - but unfortunately this waffle iron required an outdoor seasoning process that took hours. I admit, I tried to do it in my apartment with the door and windows open … [Read more...]

Gluten-Free Buckwheat Crepes with Raspberry-Protein “Sorbet”

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If you thought you had to give up delicious food like Crepes to create a lean physique, think again. Muscles like protein to grow, carbs to replace glycogen stores, and healthy fat to use as an energy source and allow for the proper uptake of many nutrients. The trick is to create a delicious meal that includes the nutrients you need, with a low glycemic index so you won't spike your blood sugar. I maximize my intake of protein, carbs and fats - plus micronutrients - by … [Read more...]

Gluten Free Gingerbread Protein Pancakes

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I was so excited when I came across the blog of Leanne Vogel of Healthful Pursuits and got her version of this amazing pancake recipe. I didn't change it much - you should definitely go check her out, she has great allergy-friendly recipes and information! Some of the amazing superfoods included in this recipe are chia seeds, teff flour (my substitution) and molasses. Chia seeds are an ancient Aztec warrior food. It's said that just 1 Tablespoon could sustain a man for an entire day. Chia … [Read more...]