Chocolate Strawberry Crepes

Is your New Year’s resolution to lose weight? One look at this recipe and you’ll think that your whole resolution will be blown. chocolate strawberry crepes

But that’s not true. I know that one of the hardest things to do is to lose weight and stay healthy while still feeling like you can indulge a little bit.

chocolate strawberry crepes

Real chocolate, greek yogurt, and whipped coconut milk come together to make one satisfying breakfast. It also doubles as a delicious dessert.
P1010522Get your griddle ready. It’s time to eat!!

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Chocolate Strawberry Crepes

Chocolate Strawberry Crepes

Ingredients

    For Crepes:
  • 1 cup white whole wheat flour (can also use unbleached all purpose flour)
  • 2 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tbsp powdered sugar or powdered honey
  • 1 1/2 cups lowfat milk
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp canola oil
  • For Filling:
  • 1 1/2 cups strawberry Greek yogurt (I used Chobani)
  • Fresh cut strawberries if desired
  • Whipped coconut milk cream
  • Chocolate syrup

Instructions

  1. Preheat griddle pan on medium low. While the pan is heating, prepare the crepe mixture.
  2. In a blender, place the flour, cocoa powder, sugar, milk, eggs and oil. Blend until mixture becomes smooth.
  3. Spray hot griddle, than pour approximately 1/4 cup of mixture onto the heated griddle pan. Swirl the pan slightly to allow crepe mixture to become smooth and thin. Cook for approximately one to two minutes until crepe becomes golden brown on the bottom. With a spatula, flip the crepe over and cook for an additional thirty seconds. Remove from heat and keep in a warm oven.
  4. Repeat until all crepes have been made.
  5. To serve the crepes: Down the center of one crepe, place one to two tablespoons of Greek yogurt. Top with several fresh cut strawberries if desired. Fold each crepe over filling. Top with drizzle of chocolate sauce, Greek yogurt, fresh strawberries, and coconut milk whipped cream if desired.

Notes

Batter can be refrigerated for up to two days.

http://burntapple.com/2013/01/01/chocolatestrawberrycrepes/

Adapted from Skinnytaste

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Comments

  1. Can you use quinoa flour? I have started using it for small recipes, as it is a little expensive, but I think it would go okay with these. It has a nutty flavour. Also, I am a raspberry nut, so would use that instead.

    • healthydealsnsteals says:

      You can certainly try it and see. It is a little coarser than rice flour, but I have been able to use it with a lot of success in recipes. Let me know how it turns out. –Traci

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