Breakfast With Jon: Shrimp Cauliflower Pancakes Over Salad
Welcome to our new "Breakfast with Jon" series. If you don’t know me, I lost over 220 pounds with a holistic mind-body weight loss approach that I call The Gabriel Method. In this series I will introduce you to breakfasts that change your body on a cellular and hormonal level. No more mid-morning junk food cravings! You’ll feel less hunger, while you keep your blood sugar stable and nourish your body.
All breakfasts should include “The Big 3”: protein , live foods , some form of omega-3 fats. Today we’re making a delicious, unusual breakfast with the big 3- pancakes without the wheat!
Shrimp Cauliflower Pancakes over Salad
Ingredients for Pancakes:
Serving size: 2-4 pancakes
- 1 oz. shrimp
- 1 tbs ghee (or coconut oil, or grapeseed oil)
- 2 tbs lemon juice
- 4 crushed garlic cloves
- ½ onion
- 1 chopped cauliflower
- a dash of pepper
- a dash of mineral salt
- 3 eggs
- 1 tbs goat cheese (optional)
- a sprinkle of sesame seeds
Ingredients for salad:
- slice up your favorite veggies, such as: onion, red pepper, tomato and mushrooms
Ingredients for salad dressing:
- 2 tbs flaxseed oil
- 2 tbs balsamic vinegar
- squeeze of lemon
Directions for the pancakes:
Chop up the cauliflower into large cloves and put in the food processor.
Chop up the onion, and crush the garlic.
Chop up the shrimp into small pieces.
Prepare your pan with 1 tbs of ghee (or coconut or grapeseed oil).
Mix the shrimp, onion, cauliflower, eggs, lemon juice, a dash of mineral salts and pepper.
Measure out enough of the mixture to make a pancake and let the pancake cook on the pan until it is crispy and ready to flip. Flip the pancake once it is ready, and continue making pancakes until the batter is finished.
Place the pancakes next to your salad. Sprinkle the pancakes with some sesame seeds, and for an optional garnish, place a dash of goat cheese on top.
Enjoy your delicious, nutritious meal! This breakfast will keep your blood sugar stable, and you won’t crave sweets later in the morning. Your body will be nourished, so it will be easier to make healthy food choices all day long.