Joy Bauer Weight Loss

RecipeSilver Dollar Pancakes

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Nutrition Facts
Amount per Serving
  • Calories: 162
  • Protein: 8.5g
  • Total Fat: 7g
    • Saturated Fat: 1g
    • Unsaturated Fat: 6g
  • Cholesterol: 75mg
  • Total Carbohydrate: 18g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3g
  • Total Sugar: 4g
    • Natural Sugar: 4g
    • Added Sugar: 0g
  • Sodium: 210mg

This recipe comes straight from my newest book, From Junk Food to Joy Food. Check it out here.

There’s no need to top off these flapjacks with sugary syrup—they’re sweet enough as is thanks to the bananas and pecans. They’re gluten-free, plus they get a shot of protein from the cottage cheese. And compared to a regular order of silver dollars, which could set you back about 650 calories, this stack is a steal at just 162. Enjoy!

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This recipe makes 5 Servings
  • 1 cup quick-cooking oats
  • ½ cup fat-free cottage cheese
  • 1 ripe banana
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 3 tablespoons unsweetened vanilla almond milk
  • 1/4 cup pecan halves, toasted and roughly chopped

Combine all ingredients, except pecans, in a blender and process until smooth.

Spray a griddle with nonstick oil spray and warm over medium-high heat.

Carefully ladle batter onto the griddle to form about 20 three-inch pancakes (about 2 tablespoons batter per pancake). Sprinkle a few pecan pieces onto each and cook until bubbles form throughout the pancakes, about 30 seconds. Flip and cook until golden brown.

Makes about 20 mini pancakes; 4 pancakes per serving