Pumpkin Pie Low Carb High Protein Pancakes

Pumpkin Pie Low Carb High Protein Pancakes


  • 1 cup 100% pumpkin puree (unflavored, not pumpkin pie filling)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cup milk, low fat
  • 1 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt, nonfat
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 tablespoons pure maple syrup
  • 1 3/4 cup low-carb baking mix flour (Bob's Red Mill, if using regular flour, use 2 cups)
  • 2 tablespoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 cup Xylitol (or other sugar replacement of your choice)
  • 2 scoops egg white protein, unflavored


Whisk together all dry ingredients in a large bowl and set aside.
Strain the pumpkin puree in cheesecloth or paper towels to remove the liquid. Then, in a medium mixing bowl, combine all wet ingredients and whisk together by hand until fully incorporated.
Make a well in the dry ingredients and carefully pour the wet mixture into the flour mixture. Fold ingredients together until mixed, being careful not to over-mix. A few small lumps are ok.
Heat a large skillet to medium low heat. Add a small pat of butter and drop 1/4 cups of batter onto skillet, cooking 3-4 pancakes at a time. When bubbles form on the surface of the pancake, flip it over and continue to cook for about 2 minutes.
Repeat this process with all remaining batter.

Place all cooked pancakes on a cooling rack for a few minutes to prevent them from getting soggy. For make ahead/meal prep: once cooled, wrap bundles of three in plastic wrap and then place in a ziplock and refrigerate for use in the next 3-5 days or freeze up to three months.


Makes about 18 pancakes

Top with a splash of syrup, a little butter and a dash of cinnamon. If you aren't as concerned with calories, add a good bit of honey-cinnamon-butter.

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