Protein Pancake Brunch Punch – by Sanja M.
One basic pancake recipe + a hint of creativity = a trio that trully pack a P.O.W. (WOW) Brunch Punch!
Being an Elementary School English teacher in South Korea, I drew my inspiration from something rather..well, elementary – The Alphabet and colors! Red, Orange and Blue! I think these First graders are bringing out the kid in me(: …
P. erfect Red is my twist on the classic Red Velvet- substitute the milk for 1/2 a cup of beet puree mixed with a tspn of cocoa and a tspn of vinegar.
O. range Chilli Choc is a delicious combination of sweet and spicy- substitute the milk for 1/2 a cup of freshly squeezed orange juice.
W. hey to Blue is a fresh, fruity mix – substitute the milk for 1/2 a cup of blueberry puree, and a dash of cocoa.
I baked the pancakes and then cut out the letters with a stencil. Ofcourse, you could just enjoy them just as they are too.The Butter beans in the recipe lower the G.I. and add a lovely moistness.
It was really fun making them; have a look on my blog http://eat-pray-cook.blogspot.kr to see more “behind the scenes’ photos and tips.
4 heaped tablespoon almond flour
2 tablespoon oat flour
1 scoop Vanilla Whey Protein Powder
1 teaspoon honey
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 heaped tablespoon butter beans
3 egg whites
1/2 cup milk / beet puree / orange juice /blueberry puree
1. Mix the almond flour, oat flour , baking powder and protein powder in a bowl.
2. In a seperate bowl mash up the butter beans with the honey and 1 egg white. Add it to the 1/2 cup of milk/puree/juice
3. Mix the wet and dry ingredients together.
4. Whisk the remaining 2 egg whites until they form peaks.
5. Lightly FOLD the egg whites into the mixture.
6. Bake in a pan, top with some Protein Frosting and ENJOY!
The protein Icing:
2 tablespoons of low fat cream cheese mixed with 2 tbs of Vanilla Whey Protien Powder
Macros per pancake (out of 3) with the protein icing: