Coconut Blueberry Quinoa Pancakes

I had been craving two different breakfast foods – quinoa pancakes (which I had never had before but I often find myself craving foods I’ve never tried) and coconut blueberry waffles (alternatively, which I had never had). Luckily, President’s Day gave me a chance to create the breakfast food of my dreams since Saturday and Sunday breakfasts had been oatmeal (since I assumed I was doing a long run on Saturday then truly did a long run on Sunday).

Coconut Blueberry Quinoa Pancakes

Coconut Blueberry Quinoa Pancakes | almost getting it together

I was starving but managed these epic photos.

Coconut Blueberry Quinoa Pancakes | almost getting it together

The quintessential pancake shot.

What you’ll need:
½ cup cooked quinoa
¼ cup egg whites
¼ cup coconut milk
¼ cup fresh blueberries
1 tbsp coconut flour
1 tbsp shredded coconut
1 tsp vanilla
¼ tsp baking powder

Optional Toppings:
Coconut butter
Almond butter
Greek yogurt
Fresh blueberries

Coconut Blueberry Quinoa Pancakes | almost getting it together

Use the coconut butter. Trust me.

What to do:
Heat skillet on medium heat and spray with coconut oil (or whatever you use as a non-stick spray).
Mix quinoa, coconut milk and egg whites in a bowl.
Add coconut flour, shredded coconut, vanilla and baking powder and mix well. Coconut flour has a habit of sticking together – be sure to mix all of it out.
Fold in blueberries
Pour pancake batter onto heated skittle and let cook 2-3 minutes until bottom browns and is able to flip.

Flip pancake and cook for another 1-2 minutes.
Top with whatever makes your heart flutter and enjoy.

Coconut Blueberry Quinoa Pancake Nutrition Facts

Chat with me:
Do you crave foods you’ve never had? What are you currently craving?

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18 thoughts on “Coconut Blueberry Quinoa Pancakes

  1. dude is that steam coming off of them? KILLED IT.

    Um yes to foods I’ve never tried. Believe it or not I had never tried cottage cheese before but in the fall I was having extreme cravings for it. Turns out I love it.

    I have yet to have that experience with bacon though. Although I am coming around to the thought of trying it. We just won’t be cooking it in our place because the smell makes me sick. I’m so weird…

  2. I always crave foods that I’ve never tried. Or maybe once a day will try to only once a while back. Recently I’ve been craving rice porridge which I really only had once in my life. But first i think I’ll try your pancakes.

  3. I’m almost drooling over these! So good 😛
    I’ve never tried making pancakes with quinoa before. Looks like I’m missing out!

  4. I’m almost drooling over these! 😛
    I’ve never made pancakes with quinoa before. Looks like I’m missing out!

  5. These sound INCREDIBLE! I have had quinoa/chocolate pancakes before – but never thought of combining blueberries and coconut in a quinoa pancake – its brilliant!

  6. Alright. I was a little skeptical when I saw coconut blueberry and quinoa all in one sentence but damn, these pics made me a believer. These are so fluffy and look like anything but quinoa (and I LOVE quinoa but a little iffy about it in my breakfast). I am so trying this one weekend.

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