Cinnamon Pancakes with Maple Butter
Low Carbohydrate Diet
Cinnamon and vanilla add wonderful flavors to these Cinnamon Pancakes with Maple Butter while protein powder is used in place of high carb grains. Sugar substitute sweetens while keeping the carb count low.
1 cup protein powder, sifted
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 cup cream
1/2 cup water
1 stick butter, softened
1/2 teaspoon maple flavoring
Sugar substitute to taste (such as Stevia)
Mix eggs, vanilla flavor, cinnamon, salt, baking powder, cream and water. At last, sift the protein powder to the mix.
For the Maple butter mix the butter with the maple flavor and add sweetener to taste.
Delicious served with Sugared Pecans
1 egg white
2 cups pecan halves
1/2 cup melted butter
1/4 cup sugar substitute
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
In a bowl, beat egg white until foamy. Add pecans and toss until well coated. Combine the Splenda and cinnamon; sprinkle over the pecans and toss to coat. Spread in a single layer on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 300 degrees for 30 minutes or until browned. Cool on waxed paper.
Did You Know?
Studies have shown that a half of a teaspoon of cinnamon per day can lower LDL cholesterol. Cinnamon can also help with diabetes, arthritis, and even leukemia.