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My Sunday pancake fix was easy to deal with. I made these awesome sweet potato pancakes. They are quick, easy and taste like pumpkin pancakes.

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Makes 3 pancakes and serves 1

Ingredients:
2 large eggs
1 small organic sweet potato or 1/2 large sweet potato
1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice OR 1/3 tsp cinnamon + 1/8 teaspoon (or less) nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon aluminum-free baking powder (not technically paleo but I pick my battles)
sprinkle of sea salt
tiny drizzle of honey
organic virgin coconut oil (trader joe’s kind works well)
Directions:

Peel a small sweet potato and cut it into relatively small cubes. Place on a plate and add no more than 1 or 2 tablespoons of water. Cover tightly with saran wrap (I swear by press ‘n seal for steaming things) and microwave about 5 minutes, or until sweet potato is very soft. Mash up with a fork and let cool slightly. If you use a large sweet potato, only use half and refrigerate the rest for another batch.
In a medium bowl, whisk eggs. Add in sweet potato and mix. Add baking powder, pumpkin pie spice, honey and salt and whisk to a smooth consistency.
Heat a non-stick ceramic pan on medium heat. I fry my pancakes one at a time, each time adding about 1/2 teaspoon coconut oil and 1/3 cup of batter.
Cook 2-3 minutes per side, covered. They puff up nicely and I haven’t had any problems with them not cooking through the middle.
Top with almond butter, or any fruit of choice.

STRENGTH
Push Press Against Micro Mini (Under 185 lb. Max) or Mini (Over 185 lb. Max) Bands – 1RM

METCON
(21-15-9:)
Push Ups
One Arm KB Snatches, Alternating @70/50#

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