Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Pumpkin Protein Crepes

I did some playing around in the kitchen over the weekend and had a couple HUGE successes. This one is success number one, and hopefully I'll be able to post the other one on Thursday.

I've always been a huge pumpkin lover, pumpkin pie to be exact. It reminds me of being a little kid at holidays and putting whipped cream from the top of my slice of pie to the bottom, and then a squirt in my mouth of course. These crepes gave me my pumpkin fix at breakfast no less!

1/4 cup almond meal
4 egg whites
2 tsp cinnamon

2-3oz pureed pumpkin
2oz greek yogurt
2 packets Truvia
1 tsp cinnamon
Sprinkle of vanilla protein powder (optional)

1. Heat a skillet over low heat with cooking spray.

2. In a bowl, combine crepe ingredients and mix well.

3. Pour 1/3 of the mixture into the pan and make sure it is spread out as thin as possible.

4. Once the batter begins to bubble, use a spatula to flip onto the other side.

5. Repeat with rest of batter. It should be enough for 3 crepes.

6. In a seperate bowl, combine pumpkin filling ingredients and mix well.

7. Place 1/3 of filling on the edge of a crepe and roll like a burrito. Repeat for rest.

8. I topped mine with a little more greek yogurt and a little more cinnamon! You can also top with some sugar free syrup to make them a little sweeter :)


  1. Love this recipe! I'm such a sucker for any recipe with extra protein! These look delicious!

  2. i've never made crepes - seems fancy! but your recipe looks doable and delicious!!!

  3. Any chance you know the conversion of egg whites/liquid egg whites?? I would guess 4 whites is about 1/2 cup??

    1. Umm I actually think it's 3/4 cup- it should say right on the egg white carton though.

  4. YUM!! I love pumpkin all year round. Perfect recipe! :)

  5. Sounds like a very interesting blend of flavors. I pinned this one for you.

  6. I have always loved crepes and I love that these are healthy and protein-rich! Thank you! Never say goodbye to pumpkin <3

  7. These look awesome! Will definitely try. Quick question - you have mentioned the James Wilson program. I am looking to burn some fat and thought about trying it. Does he have a website? I cannot seem to find anything. Thanks.

  8. Wow, that looks great and I’d love to try it at home.

  9. These look really delicious. It's hard to get pureed pumpkin in Australia but you've motivated me to try and hunt down a can to try these out.

  10. I love pumpkin pie :) can't wait to try these!

  11. Can I use oat flour instead.Almond flour is really expensive.

  12. Just made these today. So delish! I also found that almond meal is so expensive, what kind do you use, or do you make your own to reduce the cost?

    1. I use the Bobs Red mill-- it's super expensive but I just suck it up :( You can make your own though if you have a really good food processor.


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