Saturday, July 13, 2013

Saturday Bachelorette Fun

Good morning friends!  It's finally Saturday AND my friend Carrie's bachelorette party.  Her wedding is only less than two weeks away!  Tonight's festivities include taking a painting class, dinner at Crave and a night out - I couldn't be more excited to celebrate the bachelorette party of one of my truest friends :)  I plan on indulging in plenty of wine, girl talk and sushi!

That being said, I knew I needed to start the day off on a good foot eats wise.  I slept until 9:30am this morning - which is insanely late for a person that normal gets up at 5:30 am - and when I finally rolled out of bed, I was in the mood for a pancake.  I used to make single serve protein pancakes all the time back in my single days, so I decided to see if I still had my old tricks up my sleeve.  Sure enough, it turned out well :)  If you don't have PB2 - a powdered form of peanut butter - feel free to use regular peanut butter.  Remember, choose the one with the least amount of ingredients, ideally peanuts and salt.

Peanut Butter Protein Pancakes


2 tbsp gluten free all purpose flour
1 tbsp vanilla protein powder
1 tbsp ground flaxseed 
1 tbsp PB2
1/4 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp sugar
1/4 tsp canola oil
1 tsp of vanilla
1/4 cup milk

1. Combine dry ingredients in a small cup, set aside.
2. Add milk and vanilla, stir to combine. 
3. Cook over low heat in a small saucepan until the edges begin to brown and bubbles form.
4. Flip, cooking remaining side about another 1-2 minutes.

I threw in a few chocolate chips for good measure, then topped it with peanut butter and flaxseed.  Served with my favorite metabolism boosting drink - more on that later.

See you soon!  What's your favorite kind of pancake?