Whey Crepes

So, I’m still pretty much Primal as far as going sans grains but I’m in the process of shifting my diet toward less fats these days.  While I do think fats (at least good clean fats) are a very important part of our diet, for me, I do better at around 30 – 40% in my diet.  So, here is a little post workout snack I made up today after doing some sprints outside before the torrential downpour ensued.

Crepes with cottage cheese & berries

With a little help from Emily Zaler; here is my creation:

Ingredients:

  • 1 scoop unsweetened whey isolate protein
  • 1/2 cup egg whites
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 2 tbsp flax seed
  • 2 – 4 tbsp cottage cheese
  • 1/2 cup mixed berries

Directions:

In a bowl mix egg whites, protein powder, vanilla & flax seeds.  Pour mixture into warm pan and let fill the bottom.  Cook like an omellete and fill with your cottage cheese & berries.  Flip one side over the top, continue cooking until crepes are browned and serve!  Sooooo good!

Whole eggs are optional as well to add a little extra goodness to your treat.  Also you can use a flavored Whey protein or add a dash of stevia to taste.

Enjoy & for all of you partaking in the 60 Day Challenge at Skogg Gym, this recipe is a little better fit.

Nutritional breakdown:

  • Approx – 290 calories
  • Fat – 9 grams
  • Carbs – 14 grams
  • Proteins – 38 grams

Till next time~

Erin

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About Erin

Erin lives in Ketchum, Id. She is a practicing Acupuncturist and Kettlebell Trainer in the Wood River Valley. She graduated from Acupuncture and Oriental Medical School in the Fall of 2011 from the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine in Portland, OR. She now has a growing and busy business that offers services to both Hailey and Ketchum. Erin has created a practice where she treats, educates and cares for people with a variety of modalities which include Acupuncture, Chinese herbs, Lifestyle coaching, diet and nutrition education, and exercise. Among these, is this blog which is just one platform Erin uses to help her clients learn how to eat healthy, cook and bake with as much ease as possible to create a balanced lifestyle that you can adopt easily and effortlessly. Changing your lifestyle and diet is never an easy thing to do, and Erin's hope is that this makes it that much easier. If you'd like more information about Erin and her practice please check out her website: www.myessentialhealing.com A note from Erin: Over the past few years I have changed my diet pretty dramatically and no longer eat grains & very little sugar due to chronic eczema; this blog is about how to cook and bake without wheat, gluten, rice or other grains and still get what you want out of the food you are eating. It is different, & it is tricky, but it is also possible and I've found some tricks to satisfy even the most carb loving baker without the extra sugar and gluten that some of us just can't eat; and I'm looking forward to sharing more recipes with you as I experiment along. View all posts by Erin

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