Copy-Cat Paleo McGriddle Breakfast Sandwich

I’ve never actually had a McDonald’s McGriddle sandwich. I don’t think I need to get into why, but even when I did eat that kind of stuff, I never thought to order the McGriddle (slash let’s be real, I was all about Taco Bell back then)… Judge away! Maybe a little too indulgent for my breakfast palette? Not sure.

Anyway, I’m in New York visiting friends and family for the week, so I wanted to make Mike and I a fun breakfast before I departed. He’s been wanting my take on this breakfast sandwich for quite some time now, so I decided to go for it. Let me tell you, it definitely did not disappoint. Maybe we can get him to comment here {hint hint}, but he, my trusty and honest taste-tester, really did say it was better than the real thing. PLUS, it’s made with my protein pancakes, organic farm fresh eggs, and nitrate-free bacon. Take that, McDonald’s!

McGriddle9I went for pure syrup. I think next time I’ll go with a little grass-fed butter instead!


Copy-Cat Paleo McGriddle
Serves 4
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Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
10 min
Total Time
20 min
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
10 min
Total Time
20 min
  1. 2 ripe bananas
  2. 2 organic farm-fresh eggs
  3. 1 scoop natural or vanilla protein powder {I use SFH protein- Use code Lexi for 10% off all orders}
  4. 1 1/2 tsp coconut flour
  5. 1 tsp vanilla extract
  6. Dash cinnamon
  7. 1/2 tsp baking powder
  8. *See other protein pancake variations here
Everything else
  1. 4 organic farm-fresh eggs
  2. 4 strips nitrate-free bacon (or sausage)
  3. Optional: serve with pure maple syrup
  1. 1. Prepare bacon as desired
  2. 2. In a bowl, mix together pancake ingredients
  3. 3. Grease pan (coconut oil or grass-fed butter), place molds onto pan, and pour pancake mix into each mold, cook over medium/low heat
  4. 4. When pancakes begin slightly bubbling on the sides, carefully remove the mold and flip pancakes
  5. 5. Cook for an additional 2 minutes or until fully cooked through, and set aside
  6. 6. Using the same size molds, crack eggs into the egg molds, once egg whites begin cooking, gently break the yolk, let cook until fully done
  7. 7. Assemble sandwich and serve
  1. Don't pour too much pancake batter into the molds, we wanted them a bit thinner then they ended up in the end
Nutritional Information
  1. Servings: 4
  2. Amount per serving: 1
  3. Calories: 235
  4. Fat: 11g
  5. Carbs: 15g
  6. Protein: 18g
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McGriddle1Did/do you ever eat fast food? If so, what was/is your ultimate order? *No Judgement Zone*

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