Three Ingredient Pancakes with Homemade Jam

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There is nothing better than satisfying your sweet tooth by tricking your taste buds into thinking you’re eating something sugary and bad, but really, it’s just pure health and deliciousness. When I’m craving chocolate or candy, but I don’t want to give in to my devil-side telling me to reach for the fatty cookie or carb-filled homemade pancakes, I often look to The Skinny Confidential’s recipe guide. Lauren has the best collection of very simple, easy to make and mostly healthy dishes that are so fun to experiment with. This is one that I stole from her list, and I love it so much that I make it at least 4 times a week. I introduce to you “Three ingredient pancakes with homemade jam”!

This recipe is so simple and so good, I actually prefer it to regular pancakes. The texture is gooey and delicious, while the homemade jam adds the perfect amount of sweetness. Not only is it flavorful and mouthwatering, the serving size that I prepare has barely any calories. You could even double the serving size in this recipe and it will still be a healthy and fulfilling snack. Find the recipe below…

Serving Size: About 6 small pancakes 

Pancake Ingredients:

  1. 1 egg
  2. 1/2 banana
  3. About 2 TB chia seeds

Jam Ingredients:

  1. Handful of raspberries (or any of your favorite berries)
  2. Alternative: Add a drizzle of agave to sweeten it up or add a sprinkle of chia seeds for more texture

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Directions

  1. Blend all pancake ingredients in a food processor or blender
  2. Heat frying pan on medium-low heat, spray with Pan
  3. Pour small amount of pancake mix onto pan and let it cook for a couple of minutes on each side, or until golden brown
  4. Once previous step is repeated until all pancakes are cooked, heat up the handful of fruit (for the jam) for about 10 seconds in the microwave
  5. Add in alternative ingredients, and mash up until they form a more liquid texture
  6. Place cooked pancakes and homemade jam on a plate, add some of your favorite berries to go with it

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Voila! So healthy, sweet, and delicious

Xx,

Tash

Healthy Cookie Recipe

Yes, I admit, I am a huge health freak. But hey, that doesn’t mean I don’t have a huge sweet tooth as well! Luckily, I’ve managed to find a recipe that incorporates both into one delicious treat: the oat- banana- chocolate chip cookie. You’re probably thinking, ok ya I’ve heard about this recipe 100 times already on 100 other websites. But seriously, when I say it’s the best recipe ever, I’m not lying. Super easy, super healthy, and super sweet.

All you need is…

1 cup of oats

1 softened banana

1 handful of chocolate chips (to taste)

Mix all of these ingredients up in a mixing bowl, divide them into teaspoon size cookie balls, place them on a cookie sheet, and cook them in the oven for 10 minutes at 350℉. Voila! It’s so easy it almost doesn’t seem real.

What makes this recipe great is that there are so many ways to change it up according to what your taste buds are telling you at that very moment. If you want to spice it up a little, add some nuts or pieces of dried fruit. If they are too bland, incorporate coconut shavings or cinnamon for some extra taste. If the cookies just aren’t sweet enough for your liking, add a tablespoon of Agave or an alternative sweetener to the mix. Not healthy enough for you? Take out the chips, and there ya go, pure health!

Not to mention, these cookies keep so you can make a batch for the whole week, or save them for a delicious and homemade on- the- go snack!

Xx,
Tash