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Blueberry-Pecan Pancakes

November 19, 2009

I love food. Especially breakfast food. Here’s another great breakfast recipe for anytime of day. We’re eating them for dinner right now.

Blueberry-Pecan Pancakes

  • 1 c. – 1 and 1/3 c. whole wheat pastry flour
  • 3-4 Tbsp. cornmeal
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • dash of nutmeg
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 c. milk
  • splash of heavy cream
  • 1-2 Tbsp. coconut oil, melted
  • handful of chopped pecans
  • 1/2 c. blueberries
  1. Combine dry ingredients.
  2. Add eggs, milk, and oil.
  3. Fold in pecans and blueberries.
  4. Warm a little coconut oil in your pan. Add batter.
  5. Enjoy warm pancakes with almond butter and a drizzle of honey.

You’ll note there’s no sugar or butter (not that butter is bad). Don’t expect them to taste or look like regular pancakes. They are a heavy pancake, not thin flapjacks. Sweeten them with a little real maple syrup or honey instead of refined sugar, and you can enjoy a few pancakes — guilt free.

I haven’t calculated the exact numbers, but I estimate that each pancake has about 5-8 grams of protein. Just think how much protein 4 or 5 pancakes have! I’m not a math whiz, but that’s a lot of protein.

One Comment leave one →
  1. Aunt Katie permalink
    November 20, 2009 6:38 pm

    Nummy. This sounds good and refreshing! You are so great at utilizing the most simple healthy things to make something fun!! As we all know our body is the temple of the Lord and should be considerate of what we put into it, I am really learning that now with baby on the way! Ben thinks these pancakes sound AWESOME!!! Nummy!! Say hi to my little niece and wonderful brother… Love you all!

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