So, what in the world makes a pancake “Paleo” ?
They’re dairy free and grain free! Seems almost impossible, right?
(note: I am NOT supporting the paleo diet as a healthy lifestyle choice)
Unlike your typical order of short stacks, which give you a sugar rush that is immediately followed by having to take a nap, these little buggers have just the right amount of fat, carbs and protein to keep you energized and satiated for hours.
I created these light and airy pancakes for our 10 Day Health Challenge Spring Guide and my bet is they become your Sunday staple too 🙂
(you can still get the 40+ healthy recipes here)
So, what’s in them….
1 ripe banana
2 T nut butter (walnut pictured)
½ t vanilla extract
½ t cinnamon (or more) to taste
¼ t sea salt
1 t coconut oil
Toppings: honey, nuts/seeds & coconut
1) Mash banana with a fork and mix in the nut butter and cinnamon
2) Scramble the egg with vanilla and salt and add to the mixture. Combine well
3) Melt the coconut oil in a nonstick pan, pour in half of the batter and cook for about 2 minutes on each side. Repeat with other half of the batter.
4) Serve topped with a drizzle of honey and slivered almonds
you can switch up nut butters
use almond extract in place of vanilla
add blue berries along with 1 T of flaxmeal
pumpkin spice for cinnamon
coconut milk for honey on top
maple & pecans in place of honey & almonds