Okay so the first time I tried crepes, I didn't like them. Why? They served them plain with no sauce or fruit! That's like serving PB & J without the PB & J!! So when I went to Mexico and saw the had a crepe booth, I was a bit skeptical of how they would taste. But oh my lord, these were amazing! They had a warm chocolatey filling served atop a sweet strawberry sauce with chopped bananas, strawberries & powdered sugar on top of the crepe itself. Word's cannot describe how amazing these were. When I got back I forgot about my amazing crepes for awhile..that is until this morning when I had this crazy craving for crepes! Knowing I could not deny this craving, I created my own version of those memorable crepes. The result?? They are awesome! The filling is sweet and delicious, I could just eat it off a spoon! & The chocolate Sauce? OMG heaven. The crepe was done french toast style so it's light cinnamon sugar flavour just adds to the awesomeness of this dish.
-1 multigrain Flat Out Wrap (these are great, high fibre, high protein, low-fat)
-1/4-1/2 tsp cinnamon(depending on how much you like!)
-1/2 tsp Truvia(or another sweetener to taste)
-Olive oil or Cooking Spray
Directions: Heat a large pan over medium-low heat. Spray generously with cooking oil(up the sides as well). In a large flat bowl, combine egg whites, almond milk, vanilla, salt, truvia and cinnamon with a fork. Meanwhile place the frozen strawberries in a small microwavable bowl and microwave on high for 2 minutes or until they are easy to mash. Stir in your banana and sweetener and sweeten to your liking. Microwave for another 20 seconds until hot. Now dredge your flatout wrap in the egg white mixture on both sides until well coated. You may have some extra batter that you can use up in my French Toast egg whites recipe! Now place the wrap in the hot pan and cook until browned on one side. Flip and cook for a bit on the other side. Now place half of your filling over one side of the wrap and fold. Cook for a few more minutes then take off the heat, top with extra strawberry-banana sauce and a dollop of chocolate sauce. Sprinkle some extra cinnamon and eat up! :). Enjoy!
Good morning everyone! Did you sleep in late? Forget to have breakfast or just in need of a healthy treat? Look no further…
These pancakes will fill your chocolate craving while also filling you up for a good while! They are packed with protein, loaded with fibre and the raspberries make them a good source of vitamin C. But more importantly they are filled with coconutty, chocolatey goodness, so get ready to indulge.
Serves: 1(double recipe for a larger serving) Makes 2 Pancakes.
-2 tbsp oat flour(about 1/4 cup instant oatmeal ground up)
-2 tbsp your favourite vanilla or chocolate protein powder(I used french vanilla designer whey)
-1 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
-1/4 tsp baking powder
-dash of of salt
-optional: sprinkle of sugar-free chocolate jell-o mix
-1 tbsp greek yogurt
-2 tbsp almond milk(or milk of choice)
-1 tbsp egg white(half a large egg white)
-1/4 tsp vanilla extract
-1-2 tsp or more, sweetener of choice to taste
-1/2 a tbsp (or 8g) mini chocolate chips
-2 tsp shredded or desiccated coconut(5g)
-1/2 cup frozen raspberries, divide into 1/4 cup for pancakes, 1/4 cup for topping(just combine sweetener and raspberries in microwave for about 40 sec. and stir/mash, serve hot)
-optional for added coconut flavour: add 1-2 drops coconut extract to batter or fry in coconut oil
Heat a frying pan over medium-low heat(spray with cooking oil or use coconut oil). In a medium bowl, combine all dry ingredients then add wet until smooth. Stir in mini chocolate chips and coconut. Pour about 1/2 the batter into the pan and use a fork or spoon to slightly spread the batter(or shake the pan a bit). Then add a few raspberries to the pancake and after about 30 sec or so(depending on how hot your pan is) or when the underside comes off and looks cooked, flip and cook on the other side. Don't over cook! Repeat with remaining batter and serve with raspberry sauce and optional syrup if desired.
I like to just eat these straight up and dip them in raspberry sauce. You can freeze them and save them as a quick on the go snack. Enjoy!
Hey Guys! Here is an easy recipe that only takes minutes to prepare with a few simple ingredients. These pancakes are delicious and are packed with protein. I hope you like them as much as I do!
Serves 1, about 3 medium pancakes(feel free to double the recipe!)
1/4 cup Old Fashioned(Not instant/quick cooking) oats
1/4 cup cottage cheese(any percentage, I prefer to use 2%!)
1/4 cup egg whites
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/8 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1/4 cup fresh or frozen blueberries
Directions: In a blender or food processor combine everything expect the blueberries until smooth(don't worry if a there are a few grainy bits of oats, they won't change the texture of the pancakes). Spray a pan with cooking oil and heat over medium-low heat. Drop a scoopful of batter into the hot pan. (I like to shake the pan a little to spread the batter since it's quite thick). Add a few blueberries and cook for several minutes until the batter bubbles and the underneath is browned nicely, flip and repeat on the other side. The key to these pancakes is to cook them low and slow so the middle cooks through without burning the outside. Once finished, place on a plate and top with whatever you'd like! I used some sugar-free syrup but you could also use smashed fruit and a little sweetener heated in the microwave, light whip cream or even almond butter! Just be creative and dig in!
**NOTE** These pancakes will take longer to cook then regular pancakes so don't flip them too early!
Nutrition Facts: 195 calories, 17.2g protein, 3g fat, 22g carbs, 3g fibre (*Calories/fat would be less with fat-free cottage cheese)
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