5 Tips For Guilt Free Pancakes

5 Tips For Guilt Free Pancakes

It’s Pancake Day next Tuesday and chances are you’re just getting the hang of your post-Christmas weight loss plan. Life is too short to go without so we’ve put together five tips (as well as some delicious recipes) to try out on Shrove Tuesday which won’t have you immediately reaching for the weighing scales (or on salads for the rest of the week!)

 

Opt for wholemeal flour instead

If you want to keep it simply swap your normal plain flour for some wholewheat flour instead…

Peanut Butter Flaxseed Pancakes

 

Ditch the diary

The milk in pancakes provides flavour and moisture and fortunately there are several tasty lactose-free alternatives available the most popular being soy, rice and almond milk.

 

Dairy-Free Soft and Fluffy Blueberry Pancakes

 

Go egg free

Eggs are needed to bind the pancakes and suitable alternatives include mashed bananas or seeds in the form of chia seeds or linseed (flaxseed). However if you opt for the seeds you will have to let the mixture stand overnight in order to get the right consistency…

 

Vegan Banana Pancakes

 

 

Kiss goodbye to caster sugar 

Lemon juice and caster sugar is probably the topping that many of us grew up with but swap for natural sugars instead such as honey or maple syrup. If you fancy something creamy why not try fresh fruit and natural yoghurt?

 

Guilt Free Pancake

 

Go Gluten Free

If you’re on a low carb diet you’ll know the benefits and versatility of quinoa. Quinoa is a great addition to your diet as it’s high in protein and fibre…

 

Coconut Milk Quinoa Pancakes

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