Who says clean eating can’t be decadent?
I have always thought of pancakes as a heavy, bready, empty-calorie kind of breakfast.
This recipe has changed my view.
They are decadent, moist, full of nutrition, and contains a whopping 24 grams of protein.
These high protein pancakes are perfect for Sunday morning breakfast or after a good workout.
High Protein Pancakes with Almond Caramel and Blueberry SaucePrint Pin Rate
- 1 cup Greek yogurt
- 1 cup low-fat cottage cheese
- 3 eggs
- 1 lemon juice only
- 1 cup unbleached all-purpose flour preferably organic
- pinch of salt
- 2 tbsp. coconut oil
For the blueberry sauce:
- 2 cups blueberries
- ¼ cup water
- 3 tbsp. coconut sugar
For the caramel:
- ¼ cup coconut oil
- ¼ cup maple syrup
- ¼ cup almond butter
To Make the blueberry sauce:
- Place the blueberries, water, and sugar in a saucepan. Cook over low heat, stirring often, for 10 minutes or until the blueberries begin to break apart.
To make the caramel:
- Melt the coconut oil and maple syrup together in a small pot over low heat. Whisk in the almond butter for about 30 seconds until fully incorporated and very smooth.
To make the pancakes:
- In a bowl, whisk together the yogurt, cottage cheese, eggs, and lemon juice.
- In a separate bowl, mix the flour, baking soda, and salt. Fold the flour into the yogurt mixture, and stir well just until blended.
- Heat a large pan over medium-low heat. Coat it with a little coconut oil, and add batter in large spoonfuls (about ¼ cup each).
- Flip the pancakes when the tops begin to bubble, around 2-3 minutes, and cook the other side until browned.
- Serve with the blueberry sauce and almond caramel.
- Makes around 12 pancakes (nutrition information is for 3 pancakes per serving and ¼ of the sauce and caramel).