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Fruit Loop Protein Pancakes

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Craving pancakes but don’t want to cheat on your clean eating? If so these pancakes are for you! Use 1st Phorm Fruit D Loop protein for a sweeter and fruiter twist on the typical protein pancake!

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Ingredients

  • ½ cup uncooked rolled oats (Old fashioned oatmeal)
  • 1/3 cup Egg whites
  • 1 scoop of Fruit D Loop 1st Phorm Protein
  • 1 tablespoon Ground Flaxseed
  • ¼ of a ripe Banana
  • 1 tablespoon Greek Yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon Cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon of good Vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup frozen Blueberries

Blend all of the ingredients except the blueberries together in a blender until the batter is runny. DSC_0302 Then pour about half of the batter onto a skillet/pan greased with coconut oil, top with some blueberries and keep checking the bottom and flip when it’s cooked well on the bottom. DSC_0308 Thanks SkinnyMs.com for the original recipe inspiration! For more 1st Phorm Protein recipes click here. XOXO – Abbey   http://abbeyway.yolasite.com/   Follow me on Twitter and like my Facebook page!   ig-badge-48

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3 Reasons You Should Be Eating Steel Cut Oats

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Many nutritionists say oatmeal is one of the best foods you can eat for breakfast, and what you may find that you like even better than oatmeal, is steel cut oats. The main difference between traditional quick oats and steel cut oats are the way they are processed. Steel cut oats are cut from the whole grain while rolled oats are first steamed and rolled. Not only do you get a thicker texture more like that of rice with the steel cut oats but you are also holding onto a little more of the nutrients than rolled oats. The downfall with steel cut oats is that it takes about 20 minutes to cook, so if you are in a hurry in the morning you may want to stick to the rolled oats. They are both great options for breakfast.

Here are 3 reasons why you should add steel cut oats to your diet:

1. Fiber 

Steel cut oats are packed with fiber which is good for your digestive system and can also help lower cholesterol levels.

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2. Protein

Steel-cut oats are a good source of protein providing 7 g protein per 1/4 cup serving. I add skim milk to my steel cut oats which adds even more protein to the dish.

3.  Antioxidants 

Oatmeal contains antioxidants that keep you healthy and can even help fight diseases and cancer!

I like mine with milk and mixed fruit like bananas, blueberries and apples!

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Delicious Pumpkin Protein Muffins

I don’t know what it is about Fall and my obsession with everything pumpkin, you know, pumpkin pie, pumpkin lattes, pumpkin cheesecake, pumpkin muffins…But I know I’m not the only one! These pumpkin protein muffins are super easy to make and amazing for the Fall time or all year round and they are guilt free! I’m always in a rush, especially in the morning and these muffins were perfect for my on the go schedule this week. I grabbed a muffin and mixed up a green, pre-packed smoothie, (recipe coming soon) and was on my way to work with a nutritious quick meal feeling energized for my busy day ahead!

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This is what you need:

1 cup Canned pumpkin
1/2 cup Applesauce
1/2 cup low fat Greek yogurt (plain would probably be best if you are going for super healthy but I used vanilla because that is what I had in the fridge)
3 Egg Whites
1 3/4 cup Old Fashioned Oats
1/4 cup Vanilla protein powder
1 cup Sugar
1 tsp Baking soda
2 tsp Baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
1 1/2 tsp Cinnamon
1/2 tsp Pumpkin pie spice

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This is how you do it:

1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees. 

2. Mix all of the ingredients together in a blender or food processor until the mixture is smooth and looks like the photo below. 

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3. Line a muffin pan with liners and fill them up almost to the top with the mixture. 

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4. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown on top. 

5. Cool muffins on a cooling rack and dig in!

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Thank you http://dashingdish.com/ for the original recipe!

Leave me a comment and let me know if you liked them!

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