Pancakes & Hearts

I heart you guys.

Coconut Cauliflower Pancakes - HEARTLike, seriously…that little bugger took me 5 minutes to make! 😉

But you wanna know JUST how much I heart you?

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I heart you so much that when I made these pancakes and layered them with my eggfruit pudding, that I felt bad for rubbing it in your face that I have eggfruit pudding and you don’t.

Nah.nah.nah.nah.nah.naaaaaaaaaah!

Oh wait, I didn’t just say that.

Really…you should feel the love…

PicMonkey Collage 2Especially since when I made them a second time, layered them with whipped cottage cheese, but then I realized they were a bit dry.

Obviously I was distracted before by the mouth-watering chocolatey eggfruit pudding. 😉

Oh snap…there I go again. Sorry.

N – E – waaaaaaaaaaay…

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Back to hearting you!

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During a bout of insomnia the other night…I got in the kitchen determined to perfect these lil’ cakes.

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On the FOURTH(!!) batch, I finally got it right AND I made them a little more festive for the upcoming holiday! 😉

Coconut Cauliflower Pancakes 4If that’s not true hearting then I don’t know what is!

But wait…it get’s better!

Because, since I love your little hearts so much and I want you to grow up big and strong, I hid something in your pancakes this morning, but you’ll never EVER guess what it is…well, unless you saw Friday’s post! 😉

Coconut Cauliflower Pancakes with Pomegranate Cream

By: Heather @ Kiss My Broccoli

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Keywords: fry food processor breakfast high fiber gluten-free coconut flour cauliflower Pancake Sunday

Ingredients (Serves 1)

    For Pancakes

    • 2 Tablespoons coconut flour*
    • 1/2 scoop vanilla protein powder (30g scoop)
    • 1/4 teaspoon sodium-free baking powder
    • 1/4 cup packed “riced” cauliflower (pulse in food processor until fine)
    • 2 large egg whites, whisked until frothy
    • 2 Tablespoons unsweetened apple sauce
    • 2 Tablespoons unsweetened almond milk
    • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

    *If using regular flour instead, omit one egg white.

    For Pomegranate Cream

    • 1/3 cup cottage cheese
    • 2 Tablespoons pomegranate juice

    Instructions

    For Pancakes

    1. Heat a non-stick skillet or griddle to medium heat and coat with cooking spray.
    2. In a medium-sized bowl, combine flour, protein powder, and baking powder and stir to mix.
    3. In a separate bowl, whisk egg whites until frothy (about 5-6 seconds) then add “riced” cauliflower, apple sauce, and almond milk and stir to combine.
    4. Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients and mix well.
    5. Spoon batter onto skillet forming 3 medium-sized pancakes and cook 5-6 minutes per side (batter will not bubble).
    6. Serve layered with pomegranate cream, pomegranate seeds, and coconut flakes.

    For Pomegranate Cream

    1. Combine ingredients in a small blender and blend until smooth.

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    Nutrition facts using this protein powder, this cottage cheese, and this pomegranate juice:

    Coconut Cauliflower Pancakes Nutrition

     Pomegranates are good for your HEART, cauliflower is good for your GUT, and well, if you’re like me, the two are practically connected! 😉

    Coconut Cauliflower Pancakes 6So why don’t you whip up a batch of these babies on Thursday and show someone
    just how much you HEART them…

    Shhh, the veggies will be our little secret! 😉

    Do you have any plans for Valentine’s Day this week?
    The man-friend and I are planning a trip to Memphis over the weekend! And I’m really hoping we get a chance to eat HERE!
    (Only because I saw it on DDD…but really, Guy has NEVER let me down!)

    How do you show someone you “heart” them?
    I love cooking for people, surprising them with gifts, and I’m a BIG hugger…just in case you get the chance to meet me someday…you know, you’ve been warned! 😉

     

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