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Strawberry Chocolate Chip Pancakes

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strawberrypancakes_titleWhen it comes to breakfast, I am guilty of not eating it as I should. I frequently skip it because I am rushing the kids out the for and I either forget to eat or just don’t have time.

Even though breakfast is considered the most important meal of the day, we often don’t make it a priority. To try to combat this, I try to come up with creative breakfast ideas.

I have recently been experimenting with ways to use Carnation Breakfast Essentials in different recipes. What I love is that even when I’m in a rush, the Carnation Breakfast Essentials powder drink mix will give me the nutrients I need and it saves me time at the same time.

Strawberry Chocolate Chip Pancakes Recipe

These Strawberry Chocolate Chip Pancakes are a great way to utilize Carnation Breakfast Essentials. Here are the ingredients you will need:

  • Pancake Mix
  • Packet of Strawberry Carnation Breakfast Essentials
  • 1 Tbsp of Chocolate Chips

Calories: 285 per serving (approximately 2 pancakes)

pancakemixI began by mixing up pancake batter according to the directions on the package. Mix in a package of Strawberry Breakfast Essentials powder drink mix. Make sure the powder is completely mixed in.

Pour a scoop of batter onto a griddle or skillet. When the edges of the pancake begin to look dry, drop the chocolate chips onto the pancake before flipping.

pancakeswithtoppingsAfter the pancakes are done, garnish them with toppings such as whipped cream, strawberries, or even granola.

strawberrypancakeonforkNow only do I love the taste of these pancakes, but so do my kids. This is especially important because my kids are picky eaters so I know they are getting the nutrients they need.

Get creative with the flavors. Carnation Breakfast Essentials comes in a variety of flavors such as chocolate, vanilla, strawberry, chocolate malt, and dark chocolate. Plus, Carnation Breakfast Essentials Light Start, with less sugar and calories, is available in chocolate and vanilla. Mix and match the powders to get the flavor that you love!

breakfastshakewithpancakesIts also easy to make easy breakfast drinks using Carnation Breakfast Essentials. All you have to do is mix a packet of the powdered drink mix with a cup of cold fat-free milk and you are good to go!

With school back in session, stock up on Carnation Breakfast Essentials and ensure both you and your kids are getting the nutrients you need.

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Melanie

Tuesday 27th of September 2016

Strawberries and chocolate chips? Yum, I'm in! #client

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