Protein Pumpkin Pancakes

Pumpkin Protein Pancakes

Enjoy these tasty pumpkin pancakes without guilt. Made with almond meal and packed with protein from eggs, these pancakes are sure to satisfy without shortchanging your results.

Servings: 5

Here’s what you need:
4 large eggs
3/4 cup egg whites
1 can of pumpkin
1 cup almond meal
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Dash of nutmeg
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
Cooking spray

In a medium bowl, mix all of the ingredients together. Heat pancake griddle to medium heat and coat with cooking spray. Cook each side about 3 minutes until brown, then flip and cook remaining side.

Nutritional Analysis: One serving of 3 pancakes equals: 255 calories, 15g fat, 112mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate, 5g fiber, and 19g protein.

*Note – In a pinch, you can make your own almond meal by grinding almonds in a coffee grinder. It makes the texture of the pancakes more grainy but it works.

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