Lemon Ricotta Pancakes

Ricotta and whipped eggwhites make these lemon ricotta pancakes the lightest and fluffiest pancakes I have ever eaten! Perfect for weekend breakfasts!

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Sunday morning = pancake time. Growing up, my dad made us a big breakfast almost every Sunday.  It was the best. Well, it still is the best because he still cooks breakfast any time I am home in St. Louis. Tons of bacon. Fresh squeezed orange juice. Fried eggs if you want them (cooked in bacon fat and served on rye toast. that is worthy of its own blog post). And of course, my favorite, pancakes.

I still crave pancakes pretty much every weekend. And while I will always love good old fashioned plain pancakes, I love trying out new varieties. Like these lemon ricotta pancakes.

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Valentine’s Funfetti Pancakes with Vanilla Greek Yogurt Sauce

Light and fluffy pancakes are fun and festive thanks to sprinkles in the batter. Greek yogurt is used in both the pancakes and the vanilla sauce, giving these funfetti pancakes tons of filling protein. Such a delicious and celebratory breakfast!

Valentines Day Funfetti Pancakes with Vanilla Greek Yogurt Sauce | ChezCateyLou.com

What a difference a day makes! Yesterday in NYC it was in the 50s and sunny and today it is 30 and snowing! We seriously got so lucky with the Superbowl weather.

Is everyone tired today from all the festivities last night? I know I am, and this snow is not helping things! So I need something to cheer me up today, and these pancakes are just the thing. If these don’t bring a smile to your face, I don’t know what will! Aren’t they just the cutest?  And so perfect for Valentines Day!… 

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Single Serving Healthy Chocolate Chip Pancakes

Healthy Chocolate Chip Pancakes are light yet filling, and so delicious! A single serving recipe makes these the perfect healthy and satisfying breakfast for one!

Single Serving Healthy Chocolate Chip Pancakes | chezcateylou.com

Happy Monday!  I don’t know about you, but I would really like to be curled up on my couch right about now instead of being back to real life. It is hard to get back into the swing of things after the nice holiday break.  It is even harder to get back to reality when you are also trying to eat healthy!  Luckily, I have a delicious and healthy recipe for you that looks decadent but is actually guilt free!  These healthy chocolate chip pancakes are so light that they will not ruin your New Year’s resolutions.  Plus, they are just a single serving, so they are easy to whip up for a quick and delicious meal for one. … 

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Sweet Potato Pecan Pancakes

Sweet Potato Pecan Pancakes | ChezCateyLou.com

Happy Friday! To celebrate the weekend, how about some pancakes? But not just any ordinary pancakes (although there’s nothing wrong with plain ol’ buttermilk pancakes or whole wheat pancakes) – sweet potato pecan pancakes! I was thinking about making pumpkin pancakes, but I have been on pumpkin overload lately. So I figured why not try out the “other orange puree” – mashed sweet potato! Is that a thing people say, the other orange puree? Probably not, but they really should…. 

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Whole Wheat Pancakes with Greek Yogurt

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I am a huge fan of pancakes.  Growing up, my dad made us pancakes almost every weekend.  I loved helping him make the pancakes – I used to sneak bites of the batter plain, which in retrospect is disgusting.  Cookie dough – yes; pancake batter – no.  TheBetterHalf is amazed that I didn’t get salmonella poisoning as a child due to my love for uncooked doughs and batters.  I tell him it is because I have a strong immune system, but really it is because my mom buys pasteurized eggs.

I came up with this recipe in an attempt to make pancakes a little bit healthier, using Greek yogurt and whole wheat flour. I can’t say these are as good as buttermilk pancakes, but they are pretty tasty! Super light and fluffy . They are very wheaty tasting – you could use half all-purpose flour if you want less of a strong wheat flavor.  If you prefer your pancakes a bit thinner, just add some more milk!  … 

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