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Chocolate Oatmeal Pancakes

Maya Jacquez is the founder of The Pinole Project, a Mexican-American food company with a signature product: Pinole Chia Oatmeal, a high protein, fiber-packed breakfast made with pinole (Aztec corn superfood), chia seeds, oats and other powerhouse ingredients. The Pinole Project recipe is made from heirloom corn and comes from independent, sustainable farms in Mexico. Each of the Pinole Chia Oatmeal flavors (Banana Cinnamon, PB + Cacao, and Original) are great for baking and more, as you’ll see in this delicious Chocolate Oatmeal Pancakes recipe.

Ingredients for

Chocolate Oatmeal Pancakes

  • ½ cup Pinole Chia Oatmeal Original
  • ½ cup nut milk
  • ½ very ripe banana
  • 1 scoop plant based chocolate protein powder
  • 1 tablespoon cacao powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 flax egg (or egg)
  • 1 tablespoon sweetener
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Avocado oil

Instructions for

Chocolate Oatmeal Pancakes

1. Blend Pinole Chia Oatmeal, milk, banana, protein powder, cacao, baking powder, flax egg, sweetener and vanilla extract.

2. Grease a pan with oil and cook pancakes at medium heat.

3. Flip the pancakes when you start to see bubbles on top.

4. For the (optional) chocolate syrup, mix together: 1 tablespoon cacao powder, 2 tablespoons almond milk, ½ tablespoon maple syrup.

5. Top with your syrup and more chocolate chips and ENJOY!

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