One of my coworkers always has a Bolthouse Farms drink for breakfast. Recently she brought in one of their Breakfast Smoothie drinks, which piqued my interest. Publix happened to have Bolthouse on sale last week, so I bought the Peach Parfait Breakfast Smoothie (as well as my new favorite breakfast drink, their salted carmel latte).
Last Saturday, I went to a spin class and followed it up with a 7 mile run. I was hot and covered in sweat when I got back, and a peach smoothie sounded pretty darn tasty. But, I wanted something a bit more substantial, so of course I decided to make pancakes. Still wanting to try that smoothie, I figured I could swap in the Bolthouse for some milk and/or yogurt in a pancake recipe.
I also had some berries that were on the verge of being too over ripe to eat, so I figured I’d be making some version of peach melba pancakes
I took a swig of the smoothie, and it was quite good. I could definitely drink it all by itself, but I knew it would add just the right amount of peach flavor to my pancakes. I mixed up the batter, added my berries and voila: Peach Berry Pancakes.
They came off the griddle looking mighty tasty, but something was missing.
Ah yes, yogurt and a raspberry on top! These were the perfect recovery meal after my workout this morning. I hope you enjoy them as much as I did!
Peach Berry Protein Pancakes
Makes about 10 pancakes
1/2 cup whole wheat flour
1/2 cup all purpose flour
1/4 cup dry oats
1 TBS protein powder
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
1 TBS honey
1 TBS melted butter
1/4 cup cottage cheese
1 cup Bolthouse Farms Peach Smoothie
1/4 cup milk (I used almond coconut)
~1 cup mixed berries (I used blackberries and raspberries)
Topping: ~1/2 cup plain greek yogurt + ~1/4 cup Bolthouse Farms Peach Smoothie, mixed until smooth
In a medium bowl, mix together the dry ingredients. In a small bowl, mix together the wet ingredients. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and stir until just blended. Fold in the berries.
On a greased griddle or fry pan, pour about 1/4 cup of batter into small circles. When the batter starts to bubble and the edges have started to dry, flip. Cook for another minute or two.