Saturday, 12 July 2014

Recipe: Gluten-Free Quinoa Pancakes

I stumbled across this clean recipe for pancakes that uses quinoa!  Whaaaaaat?  I know...exciting!

Quinoa is packed full of protein and vitamins, so it's a fantastic ingredient you should be incorporating into your eating!  

If you find yourself craving pancakes on the weekends, give this a try.  

Oh...and don't forget to use 100% PURE maple syrup on them...not that fake kind your Aunt makes ;)

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Gluten-free Quinoa Pancakes


3/4 cup cooked Quinoa (certified gluten-free if necessary)
1/4 teaspoon Baking Powder
1/4 teaspoon Cinnamon
pinch of Sea Salt
1/4 teaspoon Pure Vanilla Extract
2 large Eggs


Heat a large, lightly greased skillet or griddle over medium heat.

Combine all ingredients in a medium bowl and pour batter onto skillet, forming 4 pancakes. Cook slowly for 3-5 minutes on the first side, until pancakes are set. Flip and cook for another 1-2 minutes.

Serve with 100% PURE maple syrup, honey, nut butter and/or fresh fruit.

Nutrition Information

Serves: 1  |  Serving Size: 4 pancakes

Per serving: 
Calories: 311; 
Total Fat: 13g; 
Saturated Fat: 3g; 
Monounsaturated Fat: 1g; 
Cholesterol: 370mg; 
Sodium: 400mg; 
Total Carbohydrate: 30g; 
Dietary Fiber: 4g; 
Sugars 1g; 
Protein: 18g

Nutrition Bonus: Potassium: 383mg; Vitamin A: 12%; Calcium: 15%; Iron: 20% 

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