If you are looking to add protein into your breakfast, look no further than quinoa. This recipe will take a classic and add a protein twist!
QUINOA PANCAKES RECIPE
1 cup quinoa, cooked
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon coarse salt
1 large egg, plus 1 large egg white
1 tablespoon unsalted butter, softened
1/4 cup low-fat milk
2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
In a medium bowl, whisk together quinoa, flour, baking powder, and salt. In another medium bowl, whisk together egg, egg white, butter, milk, and syrup until smooth. Add egg mixture to flour mixture and whisk to combine.
Lightly coat a large nonstick skillet or griddle with butter and heat over medium-high. Drop batter by heaping tablespoonfuls into skillet. Cook until bubbles appear on top, 2 minutes. Flip cakes and cook until golden brown on underside, 2 minutes. Serve with fresh fruit, fruit preserves, unsweetened applesauce or maple syrup if desired.
If you are on the Weight Watchers program, these pancakes are 4 points for a serving of 2. For more Weight Watchers recipes click here.
Submitted by Kelly, momstown Oakville.