Low Carb Pancakes: Breakfast of Champions!

I’ve always heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day and I wholeheartedly agree. I can’t stand starting off my day with an empty and growling belly. I will feel exhausted and I can’t focus when I don’t eat and let’s not even talk about my mood because I take “hangry” to a whole new level. I’ve always been that way. As a kid, my mom always stressed the importance of starting the day off right with a hearty breakfast. I was lucky enough to have a stay at home mom for the vast majority of my school aged life and she made us breakfast every single morning and back then I would grumble and moan and groan about having to get up 15 minutes earlier than I normally would have just because Mom wanted us to eat. Then I would go to class and hear some of my friends stomachs growling while we were trying to focus and learn, that’s when I realized that I might be losing a precious few extra minutes of sleep but overall my day was much better for it!

Now, Brandyn and I set our alarms early every morning so we can get up and make a hot breakfast and drink a cup of coffee together before we have to get ready and start another crazy day at the Pharm. We work together in a pharmacy and I won’t go into detail but pharmacy life is a rollercoaster ride all day everyday. It’s mentally and physically exhausting so starting our day off peacefully is necessary for our sanity and overall wellbeing.

All that being said, I ADORE breakfast food. Heck, I even love breakfast for dinner! We usually do bacon and eggs, sausage and eggs, ham and eggs… you get the idea. But I love pancakes and I’ve been on a mission to find a way to have pancakes every now and then without cheating on our low carb lifestyle and boy oh boy have I found a winner! This recipe is a must try for pancake lovers who are on the low carb train!

Check it out!

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Don’t these look incredible?!?!
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Here’s the line-up: Super fine almond flour, stevia, full fat cream cheese, eggs, baking powder (not pictured), vanilla extract, and coconut oil. Sugar free syrup to top!

 

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Measure out almond flour and cream cheese into a large mixing bowl.
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Add eggs and baking powder.
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Mix until all chunks of cream cheese are broken up and there are not other large lumps of almond flour.
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It makes for a very smooth batter that looks and smells just like regular pancake batter.
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Preheat a griddle or a pan and melt coconut oil for a great crisp on your pancakes!
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Cook them like normal pancakes, flip them when you start to see a couple bubbles come to the surface. This mixture made about 7 pancakes. I used a 1/4 cup measuring cup to try to keep them all about the same size.

 

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Oh. My. Dear. Sweet. Heavens. How good do these look?! Of course a nice pat of butter to melt gently over the top makes everything even better!
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Drizzle with sugar free syrup (remember to check your labels, some have hidden junk in them) and enjoy!
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Fluffy and DELICIOUS! These are filling too! We each had 3 and 1/2 and were full!

INGREDIENTS

  • 2/3 cup almond flour
  • 2 ounces cream cheese
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoonful stevia
  • 1 teaspoonful vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoonful baking powder
  • coconut oil (for cooking)
  • sugar free syrup and butter (for topping)

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Combine all ingredients in a large mixing bowl and mix with a hand mixer until smooth and no lumps.
  • Preheat a pan or a griddle and let a spoonful of coconut oil melt and get hot.
  • Pour batter (I used a 1/4 cup measuring cup) and smooth batter out into a thin round,
  • Cook until slow bubbles start to appear and then flip and cook for another minute.
  • Stack, top, and serve!
  • ENJOY!

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Brandyn and I absolutely loved these pancakes! They are so delicious and satisfy my pancake craving perfectly for very low carb! If you love pancakes you really need to give these a try and let me know what you think!

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Love always, Stacy xo

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I wear many hats on daily basis but a few of my more notable titles include: wife, dog lover, coffee addict, budgeter, organizer, and a bookworm.

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