Healthy Peanut Butter Chocolate Coco Swirl Pancakes

by Angela (Oh She Glows) on August 11, 2009

Eric is currently singing, ‘It’s My Party And I’ll Cry If I want To’ OMG he is making me laugh so much right now.

We’ve had a fun morning!

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All good breakfasts start with dark chocolate, don’t they? :D

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Oh dear me.

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Dear, dear me.

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Dear. Dear. Me. Oh Dear. Me.

Did you check out the first batch of my swirl pancakes?

I caught the swirl bug and I can’t stop!

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Healthy Peanut Butter Chocolate Coco Swirl Pancakes

by Ohsheglows.com

Ingredients:

Batter:

  • 1 1/4 cup whole wheat flour
  • 2 T organic cane sugar (or regular will do)
  • 2 t baking powder (I use aluminum-free)
  • 1/2 t salt
  • 1 1/2 cup soy or almond milk (I like my batter thin)
  • 1/2 T egg replacer mixed with 2 T warm water (or 1 egg)

Chocolate Peanut Butter Swirl:

  • 2 T peanut butter
  • 1-2 T natural unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 T cocoa
  • crushed peanuts

Coconut Maple Syrup:

  • 2 generous T coconut oil
  • 1 T Pure Maple Syrup

Directions:

1. Mix dry batter ingredients into a medium sized bowl. Mix egg replacer in a small bowl and set aide. Whisk in milk into dry ingredients. Whisk in egg replacer. Add more milk to thin out if necessary. Set batter aside and preheat skillet. While skillet heats up, mix swirl batter into a small bowl or mug. Place swirl batter into a baggie and clip off end. This will allow you to pipe it into the pancakes. You need to make the piping hole bigger than usual if using peanuts in the swirl mixture as they will catch on the baggie. For easier piping skip the peanuts. Pour batter onto skillet and immediately pipe the swirl onto the pancakes. Once bubbles have form and popped, flip pancakes and cook the otherside. Mix the syrup ingredients together and brush onto the cooked pancakes with a spoon. Garnish with shredded coconut, chocolate. Now enjoy the most decadent and moist tasting pancakes you’ve ever had! Makes 6 medium sized pancakes.

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Oh me oh my.

I really have no words for how good these were.

My plate along with a loose leaf Sencha Green Tea:

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Eric’s plate along with a tea:

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Mid-morning I had a green monster:

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I actually doubled the recipe and made some smiley faced pancakes for the fridge (pre-run snacks! OH YES!!!!):

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After breakfast, I worked on Leah’s wedding favours for a few hours. Eric sat with me while I worked and he played some cool music off You Tube. He also read the post I did about him and he LOVED it :) We had a blast reading through all your comments! We especially loved the Tooter story.

Here is a teaser of the favours:

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I still have so much left to do! eek!

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Eric is currently packing up my blender and food processor and Purolator is picking them up tomorrow morning.

You can check out last’s night workout on my run page. It was a great one- and a late one (done at 11pm when I finally had a chance to workout!).

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I’m going to get back to work with the cookies. Eric and I are going to my bank appointment for 3pm (I had to switch it the other day as I was too busy).

Plans tonight: Dinner out and possibly go see GI Joe, lol. Oh boy…he is milking his birthday I tell you! ;)

Have a lovely day my peeps! :D

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Lindsey (Mrs. LC) August 11, 2009 at 1:30 pm

Those pancakes look incredible!

My husband went to see GI Joe with a friend and they said it was absolutely awful! I’ve heard several others say the same thing. Not entirely sure why (bad acting? whacked plot? not sure), but I have yet to hear something good about it. Maybe try to read some reviews before you go!

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Heather @ Health, Happiness, and Hope August 11, 2009 at 1:31 pm

What a lovely breakfast for the birthday boy! Who could say no to pb and chocolate for breakfast!? :)

xxoo
Heather

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elizabeth August 11, 2009 at 1:32 pm

Laughing @ Eric singing that song… You gotta get video of that!

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brandi August 11, 2009 at 1:32 pm

seriously, these pancakes are killing me! I wish I had those now :)

happy birthday (again)!!! Hope you two enjoy the rest of your day :)

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Shannon (The Daily Balance) August 11, 2009 at 1:35 pm

wow those look amazing! we’ll be trying those ASAP ;)

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Pam August 11, 2009 at 1:35 pm

Great looking pancakes!

Have a wonderful dinner and movie!

www.alovefornewrecipes.blogspot.com

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Shannon The Healthy Beach Bum August 11, 2009 at 1:38 pm

Those swirly pancakes look so fun and yummy!

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Mandy A August 11, 2009 at 1:47 pm

AWESOME pancakes!! :)

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Leah @ Simply Fabulous August 11, 2009 at 1:50 pm

Hey Ange! Can you let me know what number I can call you at today?

xoxo

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kristi (sweet cheeks) August 11, 2009 at 1:51 pm

They look like cinnamon rolls!!! I NEED to try this!! *drools*

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Jess August 11, 2009 at 1:59 pm

This look so delicious! Can’t wait to try them out for myself!

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Cait (Cait's Plate) August 11, 2009 at 2:01 pm

WHAT! Can you just move in with me and be my little baker bee?! I’d have Glo Bars, a Bikini Boot Camp trainer and those lovely things at my service!? WHAT COULD BE BETTER!!

PS – I LOVE that mug ;)

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[email protected] August 11, 2009 at 2:14 pm

Happy Birthday to Eric! I loved your earlier “birthday post”…

What a perfect birthday breakfast! Eric is very lucky… But I’m sure he knows that… ;)

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VeggieGirl August 11, 2009 at 2:24 pm

SCRUMPTIOUS!!! And happy birthday to Eric :-)

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Kristen @ Simply Savor August 11, 2009 at 2:24 pm

i can’t get over how delicious those swirl pancakes are and i love that you came up with another flavor! can’t wait to make these soon :)

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Sheri August 11, 2009 at 2:34 pm

My goodness those pancakes look so good! I may have to give them a try this weekend!

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Kerri August 11, 2009 at 2:35 pm

I am making this for my post run meal on Saturday. Aiming for a good 8 miles…..I think these yummy choco/pb pancakes should do the carbo trick :)

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Jenna (WholeBodyLove) August 11, 2009 at 2:46 pm

Those pancakes rock my socks off! Guys love to milk the birthdays for all they’re worth!

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JB August 11, 2009 at 3:03 pm

words can’t even begin to describe how fantastic those pancakes look. oh dear ME, haha. YUM!

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Pam (Highway to Health) August 11, 2009 at 3:04 pm

Wow! I NEED those pancakes. I may be drooling…

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britt August 11, 2009 at 3:31 pm

that looks like the best birthday breakfast ever!

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Katie August 11, 2009 at 3:41 pm

Oh my goodness, these look so yummy and delicious!

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Bree August 11, 2009 at 3:55 pm

Those look so good, they are on my list to try. Happy Birthday to Eric! Enjoy the rest of your day together.

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Metta August 11, 2009 at 4:04 pm

I LOVE his tea cup! :D

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MarathonVal August 11, 2009 at 4:27 pm

I’ve heard GI Joe isnt too hot… but Julie & Julie is fabulous! You would love it, MAYBE he would want to see that instead?!?!? Haha doubtful but it’s worth a shot…

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Eve August 11, 2009 at 4:34 pm

wow- i definitely need to make those pancakes!!!!

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Paige @ Running Around Normal August 11, 2009 at 5:19 pm

What a kick-butt birthday breakfast! I’m glad you guys are having a great day together :)

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Christina August 11, 2009 at 5:24 pm

Ahh more swirl pancakes. They look even better than the last ones!

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Helena August 11, 2009 at 6:02 pm

Oh my, I think a chocolate nut butter swirl pancake as a pre-workout snack would definitely convince me to run!

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[email protected] August 11, 2009 at 6:14 pm

Wow! Those look delicious and beautiful!

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Becky August 11, 2009 at 6:59 pm

Omg…those pancakes look to die for! I’m saving the recipe for a Saturday/Sunday morning for sure. Thanks for the recipe :)

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Kath August 11, 2009 at 8:35 pm

Gorgeous pancakes!!!!!

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Angela (Run Study Eat) August 11, 2009 at 9:06 pm

MMM! Going to try!

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Laura August 11, 2009 at 9:20 pm

Oh my, those pancakes! I am going to have to try my hand at this new recipe on Saturday AM for my man :-)

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angieinatlanta August 11, 2009 at 9:24 pm

Oh my GOSH! Those pancakes look incredible!

Can I just say that Eric’s one lucky hubby?

-angieinatlanta

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Rosey Rebecca August 11, 2009 at 9:44 pm

WOW your PB swirl pancakes were delicious (though your swirls are better than mine) I’m going to have to try these ones too!

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Averie (LoveVeggiesAndYoga) August 12, 2009 at 1:03 am

Those pancakes look like a mouthgasm! Wow, nice going!

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Lynn (The Actors Diet) August 12, 2009 at 1:29 am

dear me indeed!

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Gloria August 12, 2009 at 2:22 am

how wonderful do they look?
wouldn’t it be even better to top them with banana and pb

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Ellen @ Peace in Motion August 12, 2009 at 8:39 am

the pancakes look awesome!

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Amanda @ Panda Lunch August 12, 2009 at 9:18 am

Wow, there are no words for how delicious those pancakes look!! And love the tea mug by the way, too funny!

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Carrie August 12, 2009 at 10:14 am

Angie – can you do a post on tea?? I recently became addicted to green tea and I’m wondering if I should branch out to herbals, black, white, etc…. Or maybe you could just talk about your favorite teas!!! Thanks!

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The Healthy Apple August 12, 2009 at 11:12 am

Wow; those pancakes look amazing….
Great job!
Have a good day.

Best,

Amie
The Healthy Apple

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Majl August 13, 2009 at 7:47 am

Next time, check out Rice Bar in Toronto; they have a create your own stir fry/salad with brown rice, tofu, etc. They also try to use as many organic and local products as well: http://www.ricebar.ca/. They cater to vegan and non-vegan tastes.

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Vandana August 13, 2009 at 8:35 pm

I am more of an active lurker around this blog, but i just had to come out of the woodwork to tell u-thank you! seriously, usually, i look at these amazing sweet things and have to mentally figure out facts like whether the egg replacer could possibly replace the yolk AND whites and usually come away frustrated. But, this-this is heaven =D so thank you, for making vegan pancakes look absolutely scrumptious AND make it vegan/vegetarian friendly as well.

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Alisha N September 27, 2009 at 9:18 am

Mmm! I couldn’t get enough of these! I used crunchy almond butter instead of the peanut butter and peanuts because I’m not a big fan of peanuts, and I also added maybe two handfuls of dark chocolate chips to the whole recipe for fun. Thanks for the recipe!

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