Gluten-Free Pancakes with Blueberry-Ginger Syrup & BananasHungry? Come have brunch with us!

Who doesn’t love pancakes?! You know that syrup-soaked sugar bomb breakfast ain’t good for you, but it’s impossible to turn it down. Now your favorite gets a healthy and haute makeover. Drastically reduce calories, fat and sugar. Enjoy filling fiber and protein in this legitimately PRETTY plate. Eat your heart out. Live to NOT regret it!


2/3 cup gluten free flour (Try Trader Joe’s new one!)
1 scoop Met Rx Protein Plus Vanilla
1/4 cup unsweetened reduced-fat shredded coconut
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp baking powder
1 scoop Trader Joe’s Pure Stevia (about 1/8 of a tsp)
1 tsp cinnamon
2 eggs
2 egg whites
1/4 cup coconut milk
1/3 cup water
1 tsp coconut oil
Blueberry Ginger Syrup (recipe below)
1 banana (sliced)
1 tbsp slivered almonds

In large bowl combine gluten free flour, protein powder, coconut, baking soda, baking powder, stevia and cinnamon. In small bowl whip eggs and egg whites with a fork. Mix in coconut milk and water. Pour egg mixture over dry ingredients and mix well.

Warm 1 tsp coconut oil in large pan over medium heat. Rotate pan or use spatula to evenly distribute oil across pan’s surface. Drop batter by 1/4 cupful. Flip each pancake when bubbles appear on top. (About 1 1/2 minutes per side). Arrange pancakes on plate and top with Blueberry Ginger Syrup, banana slices and slivered almonds. You may optionally toss some slivered almonds & flaxseeds on top for added protein, fiber and crunch. Serves 4.


1.5 cup blueberries (fresh or thawed frozen berries)
Juice fresh one fresh lemon
1-2 tsp ginger (fresh grated or jarred)
1 scoop Trader Joe’s Pure Stevia (about 1/8 of a tsp)
Zest from lemon

Zest lemon with grater and set aside. Microwave blueberries and 1-2tsp ginger (depending on how much you love it) in a microwave safe dish on high for 60-90 seconds. Puree thoroughly with hand blender or, for more rustic texture, mash berries with potato masher or mojito muddler keeping as much texture as desired. Stir in stevia and lemon zest.

Calories Carbs Fat Protein Sugar Sodium
Gluten Free Pancakes 152 9 6 11 3 390
Ihop Buttermilk Pancakes 490 69 18 13 13 1610