Happy friday everyone! I know I know, it’s been a while… but life has been a little busy lately and I haven’t had time to blog as much. My house is under construction (which is driving me C R A Z Y), and my MBA classes are consuming almost all my free time. But better […]
Today I want to share with you a quick, easy, and delicious recipe that helps me A LOT when I am craving something sweet!
This HIGH-PROTEIN pancake is a great option for breakfast or even a afternoon snack and can be topped with almost anything… fruits, nuts butter, honey, dark chocolate chips, and so on.
3 egg whites
10g GLUTEN FREE oats
1 scoop (16g) vanilla protein powder
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp Coconut oil
Natural peanut butter (optional)
Strawberries or preferred fruit
Directions: In a mixer or mixing bowl, mix the egg whites, oats, cinnamon, and protein powder. Heat a frying pan on low heat with coconut oil and once it get extremely hot, pour your pancake batter onto it. When you start to see bubbles, remove cover, flip the pancakes, and cover again for approximately 1 minute until both sides are golden brown!
Let your creativity go wild when choosing your toppings.. For this one I used strawberries, natural peanut butter, and honey . Soooo good!
Hope you had a great week and is ready to enjoy the weekend!!
Since I’ve came to the U.S. I noticed that “energy balls” are much more popular here than it is in Brazil, and I have been eating them a lot more than I was used to. So guess what happened? Now I am addicted to them and decided to come up with my own recipe so I can have whenever I want 🙂
My PB Dark Chocolate Energy Balls are total success at the house (even Thiago likes them) and they’ve became my favorite pre-workout snack w/ a cup of coffee of course!
Chocolate – Peanut Butter ENERGY BALLS
60g chopped dates
6 tbsp natural peanut butter
1 cup (dry) old-fashioned oats
1/4 cup ground flex seed
1 scoop de whey de baunilha
60g dark chocolate chips (I used the 60% one)
1 tbsp honey
Directions: Stir all ingredients together in a medium bowl until thoroughly mixed. Cover it up and place in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes. Once chilled, roll it into small balls and ENJOY! ** It makes about 16-17 balls.