Alove Yogurt Pancakes

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When I was growing up, my mom always brought breakfast to me in bed. She didn’t

want to fight to wake me up early, to get ready for school. It also gave her more time to get

ready for her work day. She did this until I was rushing out the door to make the bus for junior

high. That’s when I started eating breakfast on the bus. I would take a yogurt cup & some fruit

from the fridge every morning to eat on my way to school.

I can go back to the days before Greek yogurt was a big thing. I was eating basic yogurt,

but finding all the newest flavors to also incorporate yogurt as a dessert. Even now, I love

finding ways to add yogurt to any meal as well as enjoying as a dessert, in a smoothie, or a

simple breakfast parfait.

For this recipe, I substituted half of the almond milk needed for my pancake recipe with

Alove aloe vera yogurt. I blended half and saved the other half to put on top instead of using

maple syrup. I also added some frozen wild blueberries & coconut flakes.

Yogurt Pancake Deets!

1 cup of @aloveyogurt (save some for the topping!)

1 egg

1/2 cup of homemade almond milk

1 cup of buckwheat pancake mix

blend or mix it all together

make your pancakes

throw some berries & the yogurt you have left on top..

in exchange for syrup for a sweet & heart-filled breakfast.

Make extra or double the recipe to keep some in the fridge for a super easy delicious breakfast

you will not regret. Just heat them back up in the toaster.

Enjoy

Xo, Rachel

French Toast Compote Comfort

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TBH, this was my first attempt at making french toast.. & it was bomb. I really got in the mood for it when I was sick this passed week and my mom made it for me, with my direction of the ingredients i wanted her to use. Then she brought it to me in bed, like the little princess I am.

So, when I went to make mine I wanted to make it a healthier version rather than the sick girl version, which is amazing white bread with no toppings and bland.

Ingredients

2 eggs

3 pieces of Frozen sourdough sprouted bread

1/3 cup of vanilla almond milk

Pumpkin Pie spice (or cinnamon)

Pinch of salt

Butter for the pan, or Ghee

Toppings

Strawberry compote

Pecans

Chocolate Coconut shavings

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Step-by-Step

First I made the batter. Take all the ingredients except the bread and mix until smooth.

Get your pan hot and buttered up.

Soak the bread on each side for a minute each.

Then place each piece on your skillet, until crispy on the outsides.

While you're cooking the french toast, blend a handful of strawberries with a splash of coconut water, or nut milk, and heat it in a pan for compote. (I didn't have any other berries)

I think french toast is so underrated as a food that can also be made healthy. Like adding other adaptogens to enhance flavor using ZERO sugar! and if you do feel the need to use sugar, date sugar is a great alternative as well as coconut sugar!

Enjoy! xo Rachel <3

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Protein Pancakes

 

Want to eat pancakes every day and avoid the heavy feeling in your belly?

Now you can enjoy pancakes quick and easy with lots of nutritional benefits.

I have literally been making these multiple times in the week because they fill me until lunch, and I don’t feel guilty about carbs or that it’s super heavy in my belly.

 

*What you’ll need…

1 egg

2 egg whites

¼ cup of oats that you prefer

2 scoops of plant based protein powder

(I like to use Vega vanilla powder)

2 tablespoons chia seed

Sprinkle of cinnamon

Tablespoon of coconut oil to grease the pan & for good fats

Berries

 

*Directions:

Whip all of your ingredients together.

Coat your pan with coconut oil,

Pour batter onto the pan into 3 pancakes.

Cook.

Eat.

Enjoy.

 

These protein pancakes are soo delicious that no syrup is necessary.

But if I have berries on hand, I will mash them up almost like a compote to add on top

With a drizzle of a blossom honey.

 

These are packed with omegas from the chia seeds as well as fiber and lots of protein!

Perfect to enjoy for any meal of the day.

Because i literally could eat these for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

 

Just call me Aunt Ray Ray.

xo