Strawberry Valentines Pancakes

These strawberry valentines pancakes are light and fluffy and so easy to make. Just 4 ingredients and 20 minutes is all you need to surprise your loved one with this healthy brunch on valentines day.

These strawberry valentines pancakes are light and fluffy and so easy to make. Just 4 ingredients and 20 minutes is all you need to surprise your loved one with this healthy brunch on valentines day.

Strawberry Valentines pancakes are just THE perfect way to surprise your special other half this Valentines day!

There’s no butter or sugar used. Just plain flour, some low fat cream cheese, low fat strawberry yogurt and eggs. Minimum calories, minimum fuss and no guilt!

Using a spray oil with a non-stick frying pan / skillet is the easiest and best way to ensure your pancakes don’t stick whilst cooking too. Plus then they’re not then saturated in unnecessary fats!

Even the sauce is just a handful of fresh strawberries blitzed together adding that final touch of velvet luxury.

You can guarantee that you’ll be thanked by your other half for this delicious and healthy foodie surprise!

These strawberry valentines pancakes are light and fluffy and so easy to make. Just 4 ingredients and 20 minutes is all you need to surprise your loved one with this healthy brunch on valentines day.

I have to admit that I’m not the greatest when it comes to remembering specific times of the year to create recipes for, like Valentines day!

I mean it’s not that I forget what time of year it is (Lady Lynne would be absolutely furious if I did) it’s just that there’s the “blogging schedule”, you know? ๐Ÿ˜‰

When Lady Lynne suggested a strawberry Valentines pancakes recipe, for this time of year, I loved the suggestion, but panicked more about how it would fit into the schedule!

You see as a Project Manger by profession, everything is scheduled! Menu’s, weekends and of course a years worth of recipes. Aka “blogging schedule”! The only thing I don’t schedule is holiday activities. No I actually do manage to relax then and let Lady Lynne do her wonderful stuff!

So these strawberry Valentines pancakes nearly threw the blogging schedule out of the window!

Fortunately I was able to switch a few recipes around, and I’m really glad that I did otherwise these delicious pancakes could have been missed, and you seriously don’t want to miss these folks!

These strawberry valentines pancakes are light and fluffy and so easy to make. Just 4 ingredients and 20 minutes is all you need to surprise your loved one with this healthy brunch on valentines day.

The other thing about this strawberry Valentines pancakes recipe is that it gave me an opportunity (not that I need one) to cook on my cast iron skillet that I got for Christmas!

It brought about fond memories of cooking on a griddle.

I used to make pancakes with mum and we coated them with lemon and sugar – total yum! This is a much healthier recipe though. That’s not to say that we don’t occasionally indulge with a little lemon and sugar from time to time; all in moderation on the 80/20 eh?

These strawberry valentines pancakes are light and fluffy and so easy to make. Just 4 ingredients and 20 minutes is all you need to surprise your loved one with this healthy brunch on valentines day.
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Strawberry Valentines Pancakes
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
20 mins
 

These strawberry valentines pancakes are light and fluffy and so easy to make. 

Course: Breakfast
Servings: 6 - 8 Pancakes
Calories: 91 kcal
Author: neil@neilshealthymeals.com
Ingredients
  • 70 g plain flour
  • 75 g reduced fat strawberry yogurt
  • 50 g reduced fat cream cheese
  • 4 eggs
  • Low fat oil spray
Instructions
  1. Place all ingredients in a blender and blitz to a smooth paste (there shouldnโ€™t be any lumps)!
  2. Spray a skillet / non-stick pan with the low fat oil spray and heat until the oil bubbles and is smoking lightly and then turn down the heat.
  3. Pour 60ml / ยผ cup measure of the pancake mixture onto your skillet / non-stick pan, cook one at a time.
  4. When the centre begins to bubble flip over to cook on the other side and once cooked place on a wire rack whilst you cook the rest.

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Label is per pancake.

The strawberry sauce I made for this recipe is just a handful of strawberries blitzed together in a blender with nothing else added.

Nutrition Facts
Strawberry Valentines Pancakes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 91 Calories from Fat 47
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5.2g 8%
Saturated Fat 2.1g 11%
Cholesterol 88.1mg 29%
Sodium 57.8mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 6.6g 2%
Dietary Fiber 0.2g 1%
Sugars 0.7g
Protein 4.2g 8%
Vitamin A 7%
Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 3%
Iron 3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

These strawberry valentines pancakes are light and fluffy and so easy to make. Just 4 ingredients and 20 minutes is all you need to surprise your loved one with this healthy brunch on valentines day.

Well folks I cannot wait until tomorrow for the start of another weekend away climbing mountains.

After the success of our previous Meall Chuaich, Drumochter trip, Mike and I are heading back to the same bunkhouse in Newtonmore to conquer some of the other Munro’s in that area.

So, enjoy these strawberry Valentines pancakes with your loves ones and please join me next week for a super easy baked potato filling recipe.

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Comments

  1. You forgot one critical element. You must serve these pancakes on a tray as breakfast in bed!

  2. Haha, well I’m glad since pancakes should always take priority on the schedule ๐Ÿ˜‰

    • neil@neilshealthymeals.com says:

      Great! We’re agreed then Rebecca ๐Ÿ™‚

      Just need that main course then to have the whole Valentines day’s menu sorted. I wonder what that should be……….

  3. My husband has been hinting about how much he WANTS PANCAKESSSSSSSS – so um, perhaps I should finally give him what he wants… For Valentine’s day ๐Ÿ˜‰

  4. Neil, I’m so impressed that you have a years worth of recipes planned! My hats off to ya – I kinda fly by the seat of my pants when it comes to a blogging schedule! And – speaking of impressed – wow – these 4 ingredient pancakes look so good – so loving that easy and simply ingredient list – that cream cheese in there is such a brilliant idea – I cannot wait to try this recipe this weekend! Hope you and your bud have a wonderful weekend climbing mountains!
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    • neil@neilshealthymeals.com says:

      I may have a years worth of recipes planned Shashi, I just wish that I had more time to do them and also to put 2 per week on the blog!

      At the moment as my work is manic, it’s even challenging enough just being able to publish one new recipe per week. Still, the good thing about that is that the one recipe get’s all my attention. I’m especially glad you like my cream cheese made batter. It keeps these delicious pancakes nice and thick to stop them falling apart! ๐Ÿ™‚

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