Well they're not green (what a shame!) but as per phone request for baked gluten free coconut flour 'stuffs', I thought I'd whip up some simple and quick higher protein pancakes. I also hate random products laying around and I was trying to think of what to do with this rice protein I have in the pantry since I haven't used the stuff in ages (cause it's not green as Jon would say). The verdict was to cook up something which was edible or feed it to the chickens.... so we have pancake snackers!
Of course since I don't usually eat nor do I even like bready foods, these are mostly for snacking on when I get home late from art class- or whenever. They must meet my requirements of a) using something coconut and b) be low glycemic. Not my usual style, but hey this loose 'recipe' should be sufficient to get ya'll out there making baking recipe phone requests started.
Brown rice protein is a very clean protein nonallergenic which is highly bioavailable (well for plant based aminos). I do always have philosophical musings on any protein since any isolated substance probably isn't good for you in the long run. At least Grog didn't find canisters of powders hanging out in the fields with the bison....
These aren't Paleo but they do fit the low carb and low glycemic vegetarian profile for those of you out there. I usually use hemp powder or straight coconut flour for pancakes but I thought this would have more mass appeal (the hemp makes nice green brownish pancakes which make even worse pictures believe it or not!).
Brown Rice Protein Pancakes
Serving size: 8 small pancakes or 2 servings
|Thanks girls! (That's to our hens- the green one is probably from Blackbeard, one of our Americanas)|
Egg, whole, raw, fresh 4.0 x 1 small (38g) (courtesy of our hens)
Leavening agents, gluten free baking powder 2.0 x 1 tsp (4g)
Salt, table 1.0 x 1 dash (0g)
wilderness naturals coconut flour 1 T.
water~2 oz or enough to hydrate batter (remember coconut flour absorbs a lot of liquid!)
stevia glycerite liquid to taste. I used a hefty drizzle but it is optional
cinnamon about 1 tsp
Crack and beat the eggs in a small bowl. Heat frypan and melt in coconut oil for frying. Mix all ingredients well. Feel free to add some great low carb berries (blueberry, cranberry, etc) or even some nice steamed spinach (mmm.. there I go thinking green again). Fry about 2 minutes per side and flip when bubbles appear on edges.
They turn out great- nice and fluffy which was surprising since I improvised the whole 'recipe' this morning wandering around with low blood sugar. I'm looking forward to snacking on them when I get home tonight, well if there are any left.
|Rough nutritional info, courtesy Nutrition Data.com|
Next pancake or muffin post will be one of my staple (and paleo friendly) hemp and/or coconut creations. Until then sprinkle on some Himalayan pink salt (mmm, better topping than nasty syrup or HFCS "syrups" for sure!) and munch.