Monday, March 2, 2015

Paleo: 3 Way Almond Coconut Pancake Mix

If you think living a healthier lifestyle means passing up on morning pancakes... think again!

I have been getting requests for more paleo meals, specifically breakfast recipes.  I do not follow a paleo "diet" however, I do admire that the focus of this particular lifestyle is eating whole foods.  Things that those before us ate; nothing processed, etc...

 I am personally (can not, will never,) not planning to give up my oats or brown rice anytime soon but, I do prefer baking with coconut and almond flour more than any other flour out there.

 Give the eggs, sweet potatoes and meat breakfast a break...

Try this 3 Way Pancake Mix to break that fast instead!

2 tbsp of coconut flour
2 tbsp of almond flour
1/4 tsp of baking powder 
2 egg whites (not from the carton)
1/2 cup of unsweetened nut milk
1/8 tsp of stevia (or a tbsp of maple syrup or coconut sugar)
1/2 tsp of almond extract
a pinch of salt
Pancake-it...  Preheat and oil ( coconut oil or coconut oil cooking spray) a griddle or skillet at medium-low heat.  Pour the mixture in, forming small size pancakes.  Cook like you would a regular pancake, just make sure you spray or oil in between batchesTop with your favorite fruit, and enjoy!
Waffle-it... You will need a bit less milk for waffles, about 1/3 of a cup.  After you mix the waffle mixture, you want to let the mixture sit for about a minute or so, you essentially want the mixture to thicken up a bit.  I used a double sided waffle maker.  These paleo waffles will take a bit longer than regular waffles, about 3-4 minutes.  Even though, the light on your waffle maker will say these are ready, you will need to let them cook a bit longer.

Bake-it... Like with the waffles, you are going to need only 1/3 of a cup of milk and you want to let the mixture thicken for about a minute or so.  Preheat your oven to 375 degrees.  Spray a ramekin well with cooking spray.  Pour your mixture in, and bake for 35-40 minutes (time varies depending on oven.)  Remove from oven and allow it to cook for 5 minutes or so.  Serve and enjoy! 

I topped mine with coconut oil but, feel free add your own toppings to this basic recipe.
Remember... Healthy living isn't about deprivation, it is about upgrading your lifestyle!
Have a happy and healthy week!


  1. These all look delicious! My sister is gluten free and I know she especially will love this creative recipe, thanks!

  2. Those pancakes look amazing! Regular pancakes upset my stomach after awhile, so I will have to give these a shot.

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    1. That's my favorite and easiest way to have it!

  4. this looks delicious. thank you for the inspo.
    Rosie x

  5. These meals look amazing. I've never made anything paleo before. So many different kinds of flours. I've never heard of them before.

    1. these are tricky to work with but so nutritious

  6. Yum!!! Those sound really good! I've been trying to find ways to get more eggs in my diet (I don't really like them on their own) so this would be perfect!

    1. I am not a fan of eggs either, but in a pancake so necessary

  7. OOOO YES! ALL of these creations need to be IN MY MOUTH! What I love about this too is you could add spices and flavorings to alter these just a TOUCH and it's something COMPLETELY different :)

    1. Exactly! I love sharing basic recipes that can be transformed into whatever you want! Thanks for stopping by!

  8. Yumm! These look delicious. I usually make protein pancakes but I love what you did here. Maybe it can even be considered gluten free which means I can make them for my GF friends


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