Nosh

Protein Pancakes

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(Coconut Banana Sunrise. Top pancakes with sautéed sliced bananas in coconut oil and honey, then top with coconut and maple syrup!)

Sundays are for sleeping in (as much as a toddler allows!!), lazy mornings full of bed-head, pjs, a full pot of coffee (not just a tassimo single serve, microwaved eight times before it’s finished!!), and usually pancakes!!

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(Apple Cinnamon Stack. Pancakes topped with vanilla apple pie filling and maple syrup.)

Here’s my recipe for hearty, protein-rich pancakes that can be customized so many ways! I always make a full batch and freeze the leftovers for quick breakfast reheats through the week!

1 cup flour

3 tbsp flax (ground in my bullet)

3 tbsp quinoa (ground in my bullet)

3/4 cup slow cooking oats

1 scoop vanilla protein powder

1 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp baking soda

1/2 tsp salt

1/4 cup melted butter

1 egg

1 1/2 cup milk

spice blend of your choice (today I used 1/4 tsp ginger, 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon, punch of ground clove, & 1/4 tsp freshly grated nutmeg)

Mix it all up and let sit for 15-20 mins. It will thicken as it sits. Scoop onto a buttered griddle (I use my largest cookie/icecream scoop), flip once bubbles start to form around the edges and cook until golden brown and puffy!

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