Cinnamon Crepes with Peanut Butter Cream Filling

Cinnamon Crepes with Peanut Butter Cream Filling

Cinnamon Crepes with Peanut Butter Cream Filling

Serves: Makes 2 crepes (can be 1 or 2 servings)

Happy Monday! I hope you had a great weekend and took some time to relax! The boyfriend and I are still away in Aruba (I am sitting here writing this and it is only July 31st, so hopefully we will have been enjoying some of the warm sunshine!). It is always nice to escape your normal surroundings and enjoy some relaxing time away! Were you able to get away for a few days this summer? I hope so! It’s great to rejuvenate your mind and body!

Today’s recipe reminds me of some of the delicious food that you see on brunch menus when you go away. The always delicious sounding, crepe. Yet, as most of us know, they are not usually so healthy! So, why not revamp them and enjoy a ‘vacation’ like treat any day of the week??
πŸ™‚

Fit Ingredients:

  • 3 large egg whites
  • 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp stevia
  • 1 tsp cinnamon πŸ˜‰
  • 2 tbs (13g) ground flax
  • 1/2c (4oz) low sodium, fat free ricotta (can sub cottage cheese)
  • 2tbs (15g) peanut flour (or pb2)
  • 1 tsp stevia
  • 1tsp vanilla extract
  • 1-2tsp water (or coconut milk, as needed)

Directions:

Spray a non stick skillet with cooking spray. In a bowl, mix your ricotta, peanut flour, stevia and vanilla extractΒ  until it is well blended and creamy (add water/milk to reach your desired consistency)! Place in the refrigerator.Β  In a second bowl, whisk your egg whites and 1/2tsp vanilla extract. Mix in your stevia, cinnamon and ground flax. Heat your skillet over medium heat. Pour half the batter into the pan and cook for 2 minutes, flip the crepe (gently) and cook for an additional 1 minute. Repeat with the second half of your batter. Place the crepes on a plate and scoop half of your ricotta cream down the center of each. Roll the crepes and top with berries, cacao nibs, greek yogurt, anything you’d like!

I topped mine with strawberries and cacao nibs for the perfect sweet combination! You can even make a larger batch and create a ‘build your own crepe bar’ like I did! You could put out a variety of toppings and allow your guests to fill and top theirs however they choose! πŸ™‚

My crepe bar! πŸ™‚

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Nutrition: (for entire recipe – but feel free to split it if you’d like!)

Calories: 241.0, Protein: 33.5g, Carbs: 12.9g, Fat: 6.5g (0g Saturated), Sodium: 213mg, Fiber: 7g (Net Carbs: 5.2g)

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Comments

  1. Michelle Best says:

    I’m hoping I can find peanut flour at the health food store, but what is or pb2? This receipe looks awesome and I have it on my meal plan for this week! Thanks!

    • Hi Michelle! You could sub PB2 but you will definitely need to add peanut butter extract or some real peanut butter to give it the same strong peanut butter flavor. I bought mine online since I couldn’t find it in the health food stores near me. I hope you find it though! Let me know how the recipe turns out for you!! (You could also make some fresh strawberry chia jam for the inside instead! That would be amazing!)

  2. Yum! I’ve been waiting for this all week!!
    (and tomorrow’s recipe of course πŸ˜‰ )
    The crepes themselves look so good, and I love the picture of yourΒ crepe bar! Too cute! πŸ™‚

    • Haha! Thank you! They are sooooo delicious! And the peanut butter cream is to die for! I think I eat it with SOMETHING every single day!!! πŸ™‚ I can’t wait to see what you think of tomorrows post! πŸ˜‰

  3. I’ve been waiting for this recipe!! So excited it’s finally posted. Cannot wait to try it out πŸ™‚

    Hope you are having a wonderful vacation so far!

    • Thank you so much Jessie!! Let me know when you make these and if you enjoyed them! I am addicted to them! πŸ™‚ Can’t wait to be back home and blogging full time again! Aruba is great, but there truly is nothing like home! πŸ™‚

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