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pancakesEveryone’s favorite breakfast food can be easily turned into a low-carb option.

These pancakes can be used with any high-quality, low-carb protein powder and topped with a bit of fruit or nut butter for a healthy meal (just make sure to count the extra calories or units!)

Ingredients

1 ½ cups almond flour
¼ cup Isopure whey protein (sold in the office in either vanilla or chocolate)
1 teaspoon baking powder
¼ teaspoon salt
¾ cup unsweetened almond milk
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

Combine almond flour, protein powder, baking powder and salt into a medium bowl. Give it a good stir to make sure all the ingredients are mixed thoroughly.

In a separate, larger bowl, whisk together almond milk, eggs, and vanilla extract.

Slowly add dry ingredients to wet, whisking until it becomes a smooth batter.

Once your batter is ready to go, heat a skillet to a medium temperature, add 1 teaspoon of coconut oil or cooking spray and pour about ¼ cup of batter onto the pan.

Wait until bubbles start to appear at the surface of your pancake and flip it over to the other side (about 3 minutes on each side) Be careful flipping the pancake as they are a bit more fragile than regular pancakes.

Servings: Makes about 8 pancakes; 1 pancake =  1 serving
Nutritional Information: Calories: 158; Fat: 9g; Protein: 13.5g; Carbohydrates: 2.5g
Greenlite Units: (This is only for the pancake and doesn’t include the fruit on top. Helpful hint: ½ cup of red berries = 1 C) 2P, 1/3 C, 1 Condiment

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