HEALTH. STRENGTH. POSITIVITY.
If you are a frequent reader of my blog, or follow me on instagram (@amyelizabeth_blog), then you will be aware that despite the number of allergies I live with, I do not resign myself to having to eat boring and tasteless food! I take a lot of enjoyment and pleasure in creating new recipes from entirely gluten free and refined sugar free ingredients. As nice as the prepackaged raw, gluten free and refined sugar free treats are, (think Nakd bars, bounce balls etc.) they come with a pretty hefty price tag and the pennies soon add up if you are frequently purchasing them. Because of this, I began to experiment by creating my own tasty snacking solutions and guilt free sweet treats! When I posted these pancakes on instagram I got a hugely positive response and you guys seem to love my recipe blog posts so I thought I would share this one with you! (Please leave me a comment below and let me know if you'd like to see more of this type of post!)
Ingredients (makes approximately 6 pancakes):
For the Pancakes:
2 medium eggs (or one egg and 2 egg whites)
3g raw cocoa powder
50g gluten free oats
10g whey protein
For the toppings:
80g Fresh Raspberries (or any berries of your choice)
20g smooth Almond butter
1. Use a food processor or Nutribullet to blend the oats into powder form (you can just buy oat floar, but it's far cheaper and produced the exact same results to just blend up porridge oats yourself!)
2. Add the egg, cocoa powder, protein powder and water to the oat flour mix and blend again until you have a batter like consistency (add water a small amount at a time until the consistency is thin enough to pour but not overly watery)
3. Pour small amounts of batter into your frying pan and cook on a medium heat for around 2 minutes. Once the bottom of the pancake looks cooked, flip and cook for a further minute.
4. Repeat process 3 until you have used up all your batter and assemble your pancakes on a plate and add all the toppings of your choice (HINT: use your almond butter to glue them all together and make an amazingly gooey pancake sandwich of dreams).
5. EAT AND ENJOY.
If you have a go at making these then please let me know by tagging me in your instagram post as I would love to see them!