Category Archives: Breakfast

Coconut Pancakes!

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I’ve been craving pancakes for far too long! So today I finally got all of my ingredients together and decided to whip of a little batch of delicious coconut pancakes!

What you’ll need:

•1 cup of coconut flour
•4 egg whites
•1 cup of Coconut Dream or coconut milk
•1 tbsp brown sugar
•1 tbsp honey
•1 tsp baking powder
•Pinch of salt
•Coconut oil or butter

Method:

•Heat coconut oil or butter in a frying pan at low-medium heat until it’s melted
•Combine all ingredients in a bowl and mix until smooth
•Spoon 2 tbsp of batter into pan per pancake – turn up the heat slowly to medium
•Cook for 2-3 minutes per side until cooked
•Grease the pan for the second batch

Top with fruit, icing sugar, syrup or honey!

Makes 8 small/medium sized moist and fluffy pancakes!

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Easy, no mess granola!

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You really can’t go wrong when making granola! It’s basically just toasted oats. You can doctor your recipe with any nuts that you prefer, leave them whole, or chop them up. If you are looking for more protein, just add more almonds, walnuts or protein powder.
Pick your favorite dried fruits and you’ll have a yummy topping to your Greek yogurt or cereal for a week!

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Since I need to stay away from nuts, here’s what you’ll need for my recipe:

•3 cups of old fashioned rolled large oats
•1/2 cup of maple syrup (or brown rice syrup)
•3 tbsp of vegetable oil (or coconut oil)
•4 tbsp of brown sugar
•1/4 tsp cinnamon
•1/4 cup of pumpkin seeds – chopped
•1/4 cup of sunflower seeds
•1/2 cup dried cranberries
•1/4 cup dried goji berries
•1 cup of shredded coconut

Preheat oven to 325•F
In a large bowl mix maple syrup, vegetable oil, brown sugar and cinnamon together. Stir in oats and seeds until they are evenly coated with the wet mix.

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•Line deep baking sheet with parchment paper.
•Fold over granola mix onto sheet and press down firmly with a spatula
•Bake for 30minutes
•Cool for 45minutes, break up the granola and add in your coconut and dried fruit!

Makes 6 cups

Enjoy!!

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