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    Protein Pancake with Turmeric

    Breakfast, the most basic and most important meal of the day, stimulates our body after the long overnight fast and gives the necessary energy to meet the needs and requirements of the day to come. That’s why today’s is a super breakfast recipe; protein pancake with turmeric.

    Eating a proper breakfast reduces appetite during the day, thereby preventing the consumption of unhealthy snack foods. Additionally it reduces stress and enhances the good mood, physical and mental alertness, in contrast with those who avoid breakfast or not eating the right one.

    Protein-Pancake-with-Turmeric – Πρωτεϊνική-Τηγανίτα-με-Κουρκουμά

    And what is the proper breakfast? A prerequisite to a full breakfast includes a balance of protein, carbohydrates and good fats. Today’s recipe for protein pancake with turmeric, is a very nutritious breakfast with low fat and calories, which will keep you full for several hours and will satisfy your sugar cravings. You will benefit from the, literally, innumerable benefits that turmeric offers, which you can read here.

    In the recipe I am not giving you any sweetener, because I believe that honey drizzled over the pancake is quite enough.

    Protein-Pancake-with-Turmeric – Πρωτεϊνική-Τηγανίτα-με-Κουρκουμά

     

    Protein Pancake with Turmeric
    Serves 1
    A very nutritious breakfast with low fat and calories, which will keep you full for several hours and will satisfy your sugar cravings.
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    Prep Time
    5 min
    Cook Time
    5 min
    Total Time
    10 min
    Prep Time
    5 min
    Cook Time
    5 min
    Total Time
    10 min
    345 calories
    45 g
    2 g
    9 g
    18 g
    1 g
    214 g
    188 g
    23 g
    0 g
    7 g
    Nutrition Facts
    Serving Size
    214g
    Servings
    1
    Amount Per Serving
    Calories 345
    Calories from Fat 78
    % Daily Value *
    Total Fat 9g
    14%
    Saturated Fat 1g
    7%
    Trans Fat 0g
    Polyunsaturated Fat 4g
    Monounsaturated Fat 3g
    Cholesterol 2mg
    1%
    Sodium 188mg
    8%
    Total Carbohydrates 45g
    15%
    Dietary Fiber 4g
    16%
    Sugars 23g
    Protein 18g
    Vitamin A
    2%
    Vitamin C
    1%
    Calcium
    10%
    Iron
    16%
    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Ingredients
    1. • the whites of 3 eggs
    2. • 3 tablespoons oat flakes
    3. • 3 tablespoons low fat milk of your choice (animal or plant based) *
    4. • ¼ - ½ teaspoon ground turmeric
    5. • 1-2 drops vanilla extract
    6. • ¼ teaspoon ground ginger (optional)
    7. • ½ tsp olive oil**
    8. • 1/2 - 1 tablespoon honey, or, maple syrup
    9. • 1 tablespoon chopped walnuts or other nuts of your choice
    Instructions
    1. Stir all the ingredients up to ginger in a bowl.
    2. Heat butter or olive oil in a small pan, over medium heat, and care to spread it well across the surface of the pan.
    3. Pour the mixture into the pan and bake until golden brown on one side and firm.
    4. Turn the pancake to cook on the other hand (use a dish to turn it; it is very easy this way).
    5. Once cooked serve in the dish, drizzle it with honey, sprinkle with walnuts and accompany it with a fruit of your choice.
    Notes
    1. * Or a spoonful of Greek strained yoghurt.
    2. **Or butter
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    calories
    345
    fat
    9g
    protein
    18g
    carbs
    45g
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     PS. Last Saturday I had the joy of visiting Berryland, a superfood farm, not far from Athens, where I purchased my favorite blueberries and other goodies. I’ll tell you all about it another day. Until then, be sure to eat a proper breakfast! 😉

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