Friday, October 21, 2011

Autumn-Delicious Pumpkin Pancakes Recipe

These pumpkin pancakes are surprisingly delicious and packed with excellent nutrition. They can be served as breakfast any day of the week, a "finger food" at a holiday party, or packed for a meal later in the day. These are so tasty that you won't even miss the maple syrup or powdered sugar, and you won't have to worry about those holiday temptations when you have such a delicious and healthy alternative. Any kitchen dummy can have these prepared in 15 minutes or less. Enjoy!


Tom Venuto's "pumpcakes" (pumpkin pancakes)

7.5 oz (212 g) of canned pumpkin
1/3 cup (27 g) oatmeal dry
1/3 cup (40 g) multigrain or whole wheat pancake mix
1 scoop (26 g) vanilla (or plain) protein powder
4 egg whites
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 tsp nutmeg
1 tsp ground ginger
2 tsp cinnamon
Sweetener (brown sugar, stevia or splenda): Optional
Yield: makes 2 large (5 inch wide) pancakes

Nutrition information for 2 pancakes, unsweetened
Calories: 507
Protein: 44.1 g.
Carbs: 69.7 g.
Fat: 5 g.





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