Hobbit’s Low Carb Protein Pancakes that don’t suck :)

Hobbit's Low Carb Protein Pancakes that don't suck :)
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We’ve been fasting the last few days in preparation for Turkey Day. Needless to say, by the time this morning rolled around, The Lady and I pretty much had one thing on our minds:


Second thing on our minds?


We have a pretty good keto-friendly holiday spread in the works – turkey, stuffing, green beans, kabocha, and of course pumpkin and pecan pies!! But, before we can get to dinner, we need something for breakfast – you know, to break our fast :). We decided pancakes would be a good idea. We’ve had my pumpkin spice pancakes recently, since we are having kabocha with dinner and pumpkin pie for dessert, I decided blueberry would be a good choice. I know, berries? It’s just a quarter of a cup so the carbs are not an issue for us. If they are for you, just leave them out – you could even sub in some chopped walnuts, pecans, or almonds for something different. Go ahead, play with it! Sorry there’s only one pic, my battery died before I could plate them up and there was no way I was going to make her wait for it to charge :).

Ready? This is dead simple and only 4 YES 4 ingredients. How cool is that? I’m going to do the nutritional value on the pancakes with additions, adjust them according to your preferences.

Hobbit's Low Carb Protein Pancakes that don't suck :)

Hobbit's Protein Pancakes

  • Servings: 6 x 6in pancakes
  • Difficulty: easy
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  • 1/2 cup vanilla whey isolate (low carb – I use Dymatize Elite)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Heat up a skillet on med-high heat. It’s hot enough when a drop of water bounces around before it evaporates.

Whisk the eggs until frothy, then add the rest of the ingredients and whisk to a batter.

Pour a little oil of you choice in the skillet, let it heat up for 30-45 seconds, then using a measuring cup or ladle, pour about 1/4 cup worth of batter per pancake in the skillet. When you start to see bubbles pop up in the middle and there’s a good line of them around the edges, flip. They should puff up nicely. Remove and repeat when the bottom is a nice brown.

Nutritional information: Calories each 65, Fat:2g, Protein: 10, Carbs: less than 1

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