Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Carrot Cake Pancakes with Walnuts and Cream Cheese Frosting





     Hello Morning!!!  Getting up is easy when you have Carrot Cake Pancakes with Walnuts and Cream Cheese Frosting waiting for you!!!  All this for 286 calories, 20g net carbs and 31g protein!!! Can't wait for the sun to come up tomorrow !!!  ;)

Ingredients for Pancakes~
1oz Shredded Carrots, reserve a bit for garnish
6oz Carbmasters Carrot Cake Yogurt, divided in half ( found at Dillons or Kroger)
1/4 cup Egg Whites
3 Tablespoons Oat Flour, Bob's Red Mill
1 Tablespoon ground Flax Seed
1 Tablespoon Cinnamon Swirl Cellucor Protein Powder ( purchased at Vitacost.com)
1/2 teaspoon Baking Powder
Dash Pumpkin Pie Spice
Dash Vanilla
1 Walnut Half, crumbled and used for garnish
2 Tablespoons Cream Cheese Frosting ( recipe below), used as garnish

     Blend all ingredients ( except for garnish ingredients) in Magic Bullet til thoroughly blended (make sure to only use half of yogurt in batter).  Cook by dropping a scant 1/4 cup onto Pam coated skillet til all batter cooked.  Cool pancakes to touch, when cooled stack the pancakes and spread with remaining half of yogurt between each pancake.  Top with a few Carrot Shreds, and Walnut Crumbles and finish by piping 2 Tablespoons Cream Cheese Protein Frosting.  Enjoy  ;)  PS  store in fridge if any remains.

Ingredients for Cream Cheese Protein Frosting~
1 scoop Gold Standard French Vanilla Casein Protein Powder ( purchased at Vitacost.com)
4oz Fat Free Cream Cheese, softened to room temperature
1/4 cup Low Fat Cottage Cheese
2 Tablespoons Coconut Flour
1/3 cup Erythritol
1/2 cup of 30 cal/cup Almond Milk
10 drops French Vanilla Stevia
Dash Cinnamon
Dash Vanilla

     Blend all together in Magic Bullet.  Set in fridge to chill and thicken.  This makes 1 1/2 cups, each Tablespoon has 15.9 calories, 1g net carbs, 2g protein.  Enjoy  ;)  PS  THIS IS GOOD !!!!

   

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