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Cheat But No Cheat Meal Pancakes

Cheat but no cheat meal low calorie pancakes loaded with taste and proteins.


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Ingredients (2 portions):


  1. 1 cup flour (fullcorn wheat flour/chickpea flour(besan, if you want extra proteins/any flour of your choice)

  2. 1.5 tablespoon baking powder

  3. 0.5 tablespoon salt

  4. 1 cup low fat milk (skimmed milk/soyamilk/almond milk)

  5. 2 teaspoons grated coconut

  6. 2 teaspoons orange zest (you can skip it if you don’t like orange)

  7. 1 teaspoon vanilla

  8. 1 teaspoon cocoa powder

  9. 1 scoop protein powder(optional)

Toppings:


  1. Peanut butter

  2. 80% cocoa chocolate

  3. Whipped vegan cream (you can skip it if you are on diet)

  4. Maple syrup

  5. Frozen blueberries

  6. Frozen raspberries

  7. Nutella (skip it if you are on diet or you can use proteinella)

  8. Cottage cheese (replace with soya yoghurt for the vegan version)

  9. Pistachios

  10. Almonds


Method:


  • Add the flour, baking powder, grated coconut, cocoa powder and salt in a medium sized bowl and stir

  • Add milk, vanilla and orange zest to the dry mixture and whisk until smooth

  • Let it rest for 5-10 minutes

  • Turn on the flame to medium, place a non sticky pan, brush it with olive oil by using a cooking brush and wait for it to get hot

  • Take about 1/3rd cup of batter and place it on the heated pan and cover the pan

  • Wait until you see edges getting golden brown and see bubbles popping

  • Flip the pancake, cover it and wait for the other side to get golden brown

  • In the meanwhile, warm frozen berries for 10-20 seconds in microwave or just take 1 tea spoon of boiling water and put it in the berries. It will create a syrup like consistency

  • Take the pancakes off the pan and serve them on the plate or wooden board, gently spread your natural berry syrups and top them with pistachios and almonds

  • Serve them with peanut butter, cottage cheese, maple syrup, Nutella, dark chocolate and whipped cream

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