Apple Cinnamon Greek Yogurt Pancakes

By Megan Olson
January 24, 2016
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Author Notes: Light and fluffy Apple Cinnamon Greek Yogurt Pancakes topped with apples sautéed in coconut oil & maple syrup. These lightened up gluten free pancakes make an irresistible fall breakfast!Megan Olson

Makes: 8

Ingredients

  • 1 cup GF rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup plain nonfat Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened vanilla almond milk
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 pinch sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon reduced sugar maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon coconut oil
  • 2 medium apples, peeled & cute into quarters

Directions

  1. Heat a skillet to medium-high heat
  2. Spray skillet with cooking spray
  3. To a blender, food processor or hand mixer, add pancake ingredients
  4. Process until batter is smooth, it will be runny
  5. To the skillet, add 2-3 spoonfuls at a time of the batter to form a pancake
  6. Cook 3-4 minutes until pancakes begins to bubble then flip & cook another 2-3 minutes
  7. Place pancakes on a cooling rack as you cook remaining batter
  8. Heat a small skillet to medium heat
  9. Add maple syrup & coconut oil
  10. Once the syrup & oil begin to bubble and thicken, add apples & top generously with cinnamon
  11. Stir the apples in the skillet to coat evenly
  12. Simmer 8-10 minutes until apples soften
  13. Plate pancakes, top with apples & maple syrup

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