I've been craving pancakes for a while now. I usually make our Single Serving Pancakes when the craving hits but this time I decided to go even healthier and try some gluten free, Greek yogurt pancakes.
Want to know why I decided to try a new recipe?
I dreamed it.
You know you have an obsession with food when you dream about new recipes.
Anyway, in my dream I used Greek yogurt and coconut flour to make these amazing light and fluffy, protein packed pancakes. I woke up and, by chance, had all the ingredients in the kitchen so decided to see what I could come up with.
Turns out my dreams are pretty accurate. Okay, only sometimes.... I'm still waiting for Shemar Moore to show up in his hot air balloon and whisk me off to Europe....
Food dreams though.... pretty accurate.
Single Serving Gluten Free Pancakes
3/4 cup 0 fat Greek Yogurt, plain
2 tsp vanilla
4 Tbsp coconut flour
1 tsp baking soda
In a small mixing bowl, whisk together the Greek yogurt, egg, and vanilla.
In a separate bowl, whisk together coconut flour and baking soda.
Stir the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients until well mixed.
Let sit while you heat up your frying pan over medium-low heat - remember to lightly spray pan with cooking spray. Batter will thicken up and not look very pancake batter-y. (See pic below)
Drop by large spoonful (about scant 1/4 cup) into heated pan. Use the back of a spoon dipped in water (so it won't stick) to gently spread the batter a little bit. Cook over medium-low heat until pancake is firm enough to flip over. *Don't rush this. It takes a bit longer than a "normal" pancake. *
Flip pancake over and cook another minute or two to brown the other side.
When other side is cooked, remove to plate and keep warm while you repeat with remaining batter.
I get 4 - 5 pancakes out of this recipe.
Serve with light pancake syrup or your favorite pancake topping.
According to Myfitnesspal, the entire recipe is:
290 calories, 27 carbs, 9 fat, and 37 protein.
With 2 Tbsp light syrup - 345 calories, 40 carbs, 9 fat, and 37 protein.
Holy heck, right?
I compared it to our Single Serving Pancakes and the counts are more different than I would have expected. THIS recipe has 10 less calories, 9 less carbs, 2 less fat, and 24 MORE PROTEIN.
That's a lot of protein!
Probably why I felt so full that I couldn't even finish the entire batch.
Looking for a healthy, filling, tasty, easy new breakfast recipe that is under 300 calories? Give these "dreamy" pancakes a try!
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