perfect paleo pancakes | recipe

I do allow some dairy in my paleo diet, so with that in mind, here is the yummiest grain-free pancake recipe for your sweet weekend breakfast!

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Ingredients
serves 2
– 2 organic eggs, lightly beaten
– 225g ricotta
– 1 tsp vanilla essence
– 1 orange
– 1 tbs coconut flour
– coconut oil for frying

Blueberry sauce
– 1 punnet blueberries (fresh or frozen)
– the juice from the orange above
– 1 tbs agave syrup or honey

(1) combine the beaten eggs, ricotta & vanilla essence in a large mixing bowl. Stir through the zest of the orange. Add the coconut flour & mix well.
(2) allow the batter to rest for 5 minutes.
(3) in a small saucepan over medium heat, combine blueberries with juice of the orange & agave syrup, cover & bring to the boil. Turn down heat and summer uncovered until fragrant & sauce thickens to a syrup. Cover and set aside.
(4) fry spoonfuls of the pancake mix in a pan with a tbs of coconut oil over gentle heat until golden on both sides. Cook the pancakes in batches and keep warm in the oven.
(5) divide the pancakes among two plates, top with blueberry sauce & serve with yoghurt & sliced banana if desired.
(6) EAT!

This recipe is adapted from Teresa Cutter @teresacutter_healthychef

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the deliciousness!

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the aftermath!

Published by thisismelly

Mel @thisismelly lives a life of adventure, gets lost in farmer’s markets, regularly indulges in movies, loves to whip up gourmet meals in the kitchen, swears that one day she will learn to speak French properly, adores candles and fresh flowers, married her high school sweetheart, visited 19 countries and counting, fears an apocalyptic rage-virus, regularly spoils her cavoodle Harley, loves walking along the harbour, is decorated with ink, muddles her right & left, seasonally switches between blonde and brunette, has soul-mates, favours painted nails & dangly earrings, always orders the 'plateau de fromages', is obsessed with British or Scandinavian crime fiction, detests creepy-crawlies & people who take too long to order coffee, gives terrible directions, makes up crazy dances for her devilishly handsome husband, believes in good, would always be dressed in Saint Laurent, Gucci & Chloe if she could, adores Tex-Mex & Japanese, loves the smell of rain & evening jasmine, may be addicted to Instagram&Pinterest, is always on the hunt for a really good macchiato, is James Taylor’s biggest fan, gets rowdy with tequila, dreams every night, takes pickles, jalapeños & dried fruit for movie snacks, would hate a world without French champagne, adores Pantone 1765, almost always wishes she was lying on the sand in the sun, is an inconsistent Paleo convert and although she is a hopeless Francophile she will forever be smitten with Sydney.

10 thoughts on “perfect paleo pancakes | recipe

    1. The original recipe uses strawberries but I had blueberries in my fridge, so you could just swap them out! Also, let me know if you find coconut flour in Hervey Bay as I’d like to tell my in-laws where to find it!

      1. There’s a place called Nana’s Pantry (at Pialba) which has a lot of stuff, plus a store specialising in organic type produce – so one of those would probably have it. Will have to looK!

      2. BTW, tell your in-laws I was in the Pialba IGA yesterday (at the Stockland shopping complex) and in their health food section THEY have coconut flour.

        The same store has a good supply of frozen GF stuff (including yummy bread) but it’s all pretty expensive – as usual!!!

      3. Thanks so much Deb! I will pass that on. I love seeing all the stores getting a great range of GF stuff; my local Coles has 3 entire aisles dedicated to GF stuff, and it’s starting to get cheaper!

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