Health Benefits of this Pumpkin Spice Pancakes are:
We all know and love them, but typical pancakes come with a big ole dose of carbs and lots and lots of sugar. If you’re following a no-sugar, low-carb or ketogenic diet, the last thing you want is to be served up a stack of pancakes, leave you in ‘full belly blackout’ mode, and make your system lag.
This humble, but mighty, breakfast will satisfy your sweet tooth while giving you a hefty dose of health benefits with each satiating bite. These Pumpkin Spice Pancakes will boost your energy levels, improve your skin and eye health, regulate your weight, all while being completely drool-worthy and delicious.
Boosts Energy Levels
Almond Flour is low in carbs but high in healthy fats. Additionally, Almond Flour is full of nutrients such as manganese, copper and riboflavin which have been shown to aid in your body’s ability to generate and sustain energy levels.
The Perfect Keto Collagen Salted Caramel is packed with MCTs (medium-chain triglycerides) that are your body’s preferred source of energy. These MCTs are quickly converted into ketones that deliver sustained energy to your body and mind.
You can’t have pancakes without butter. And by using Grass-fed butter you are infusing these pancakes with another source of might MCTs that provide energy to your body.
Regulates Your Weight
Through its abundance of healthy fats, fibre, and other nutrients Almond Flour can promote positive weight management throughout your body. Studies have shown that not only can almonds improve your cholesterol levels, aiding in weight management, but also can act as a low-carb substitute for other foods that can lead to a reduction in your waistline.
Pumpkin also acts as a forceful ingredient for your weight loss goals. Pumpkin is low in calories and high in water content which means it can help you feel full without adding extra weight. Additionally, it’s packed with fibre that aids in the digestive process and can lead to better gut health improving your weight management function
Eggs are high in protein and a rich source of lutein, enabling them to aid in your weight loss goals. Research has shown how lutein can have a positive impact on your physical activity, aiding in your exercise and weight loss goals. Additionally, through their high protein content, eggs will keep you fuller for longer, helping to keep your appetite in check
Improves Skin and Eye Health
Pumpkin is loaded with nutrients that do wonders for your eyes and skin. For example, it’s solid amounts of lutein, zeaxanthin, and beta-carotene have been shown to improve eye health and lower risks of cataracts and macular degeneration. Those nutrients in addition to strong levels of vitamin c, enable pumpkin to also provide nourishment to your skin, keeping it healthy and protecting it from harmful UV rays
Similarly, eggs are jammed with lutein and zeaxanthin. These powerful nutrients are excellent for the health and strength of your eyes and skin.
The Perfect Keto
I source my MCT Oil, Collagen & Ketones from the Perfect Keto. You can order these below:
|Prep Time||15 minutes|
|Cook Time||2-3 minutes|
- 1 1/2 cup almond flour
- 2 scoups Perfect Keto Collagen Salted Caramel
- 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
- 4 tablespoons melted butter or ghee grass-fed butter
- 2 Large eggs
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 tablespoon stevia golden Lakanto, or keto friendly sweetener of choice
- 1 pinch salt
- 3/4 cup unsweetened non-dairy milk of choice
- 3 tablespoons canned pumpkin heaping tablespoons
- Add all ingredients to a large bowl. Whisk well until smooth. Let sit for 2-3 minutes.
- Heat a large skillet and grease with coconut oil. Divide and pour batter onto the pan. Cook for 2-3 minutes until golden brown on each side.
- Serve up and enjoy!
Thank you to Stephanie Lodge and Perfect Keto.