Coconut Corn Cakes

Saturday mornings wouldn’t be the same without pancakes! This weekend, skip the super-sweet syrup and serve these crispy, rich Coconut Corn Cakes with a side of your favorite nut butter. No milk or eggs are needed, and a scoop of protein powder added to the batter makes a delicious and healthy breakfast treat.

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Coconut Corn Cakes

Serves 2

Ingredients

3/4 cup corn meal
1/4 cup coconut flour
2 Tbsp. gluten-free baking mix
1 flax “egg”*
2 Tbsp powdered peanut butter
1 scoop hemp protein powder
2 tsp, vanilla
Coconut oil
Flaxseed meal

*To make a flax “egg,” combine  3 Tbsp. flaxseed meal  +  1/2 cup +  1 Tbsp. water; let sit for three minutes.

Directions

1. In a medium-sized bowl, combine all ingredients to make batter.

2. Heat coconut oil in frying pan or skillet. Spoon batter into pan/skillet and cook 3 to 4 minutes on each side until crispy golden brown. (Note: There may be a slightly greenish tint due to hemp protein powder.)

3. Serve with nut butter, marmalade or jam.

 “Mo’s Healthy Morsels” is written by Maura (“Mo”) Knowles, a certified health coach, recipe developer and owner of Mac-n-Mo’s, a vegan baked goods company created by Knowles to help her dad eat better (and still enjoy food!) after he underwent quadruple bypass surgery in 2010. Knowles’ recipes for snacks, treats and other fun and healthy dishes appear every week here on the Vitacost blog, or visit Mo on  Facebook  or  www.macnmos.com  for more “morselicious” ideas and tips.

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“Mo’s Healthy Morsels”is written by Maura (“Mo”) Knowles, Board Certified Health Coach (A.A.D.P.), Integrative Nutrition Health Coach, member of the International Association of Health Coaches (I.A.H.C.), recipe developer and owner of Mac-n-Mo’s, a low-sugar, no-sodium, gluten-free, vegan baked goods company created by Knowles to help her dad, Mac, a diabetic, after he survived quadruple bypass surgery in 2010. Mo’s recipes for snacks, treats and other fun and healthy dishes appear every week here on the Vitacost blog.​

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“Mo’s Healthy Morsels” is written by Maura (“Mo”) Knowles, Board Certified Health Coach (A.A.D.P.), Integrative Nutrition Health Coach, member of the International Association of Health Coaches (I.A.H.C.), recipe developer and owner of Mac-n-Mo’s, a low-sugar, no-sodium, gluten-free, vegan baked goods company created by Knowles to help her dad, Mac, a diabetic, after he survived quadruple bypass surgery in 2010. Mo’s recipes for snacks, treats and other fun and healthy dishes appear every week here on the Vitacost blog.​

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2 comments on «Coconut Corn Cakes»

  1. Corn and other grains are not allowed on a true gluten-free diet because they convert to sugar and add to inflammation..

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