Chocolate Pancakes

So, this Saturday, I was whipping up some pumpkin pancakes and thought…. hm…. “maybe I can add some cocoa powder and a little stevia and make little chocolate cakes!”


Chocolate Pancakes

Chocolate Pancakes


1/3 cup oat flour (I used Bob’s Red Mill Gluten Free)

1/2 cup canned pumpkin (not pumpkin pie mix)

2 TBSP unsweetened cocoa powder

a pinch of salt

2 packets of Truvia OR 2 TBSP of Stevia in the Raw OR a few drops of your favorite liquid stevia

1/2 tsp baking powder

1 cup egg whites from the carton (or 4 egg whites)


Stuff 001Place oat flour, cocoa, baking powder, salt and stevia in a bowl and mix well. Slowly add the egg whites and pumpkin and whisk until fully combined. Let sit for a minute or so to allow the baking powder and the salt to work their magic. Meanwhile, heat a skillet or nonstick pan and spray with a little cooking spray.  Pour batter in the pan to make 3 pancakes. Once the bubbles form, flip to cook on the other site.




I ate one before the gym and then the other two after!  They were really good without any toppings.  BUT, you could add anything that you like – sugar free syrup, yogurt, a little low sugar strawberry jam would be great, etc. 

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About Pepper A.K.A "Greek Lightning"

Wife, mom of 2, roller derby athlete, lover of heavy weights and sprinting like the wind, Trader Joe's and Whole Foods addict, pharmaceutical employee by day, bodybuilding cupcake baking superhero by night.
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