How to Make Protein Pancakes


Protein pancakes are a new trend that combines health food with guilty pleasures. These recipes remove most of the flour found in traditional pancakes and replace it with protein rich ingredients, such as cottage cheese, whey powder, and peanut butter. Try making protein pancakes with these recipes that contain 18 to 33 g of protein per serving.

Part 1
Vanilla Protein Pancakes

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Traditionally used in smoothies to enhance post-workout protein intake, vanilla whey powder adds flavor to each of these protein pancake recipes.

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Use traditional oats rather than instant oatmeal.

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Crack the egg shell whilst keeping the egg inside and tilt the shell slightly to pour all the white out. After separating the egg completely pour the egg whites into the blender with the oats.[1]

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This should be added to the blender along with the oats and egg whites.

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If you want to create a sweeter pancake mix pour one teaspoon (5ml) of honey into the blender too.

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This is the last ingredient to go into the blender. In the blender you should have oats, egg whites, flour and/or honey.

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Process until a smooth like texture, just like traditional batter. Some bumps in the batter can produce thicker, better pancakes.[2]

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Coat it with non-stick spray, butter or oil.

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Flip the pancakes half way through to cook on both sides.

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You can add toppings such as fresh fruit, powdered sugar, honey or icecream. The pancakes are best served hot.

Part 2
Banana/Apple Protein Pancakes

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Make sure the banana you choose is ripe and that it's left out of the fridge so that it is slightly soft. Chop it up and add to the blender. In place of a banana, add 1/3 cup (79ml) of unsweetened applesauce or half a shredded or chopped up apple.

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Crack the egg shell leaving the egg inside and slightly tilt the shell to separate the whites and yolks into two bowls. Pour the egg whites from the 3 eggs into the blender.

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This will go into the blender along with the banana/apple and egg whites.

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Blend until the batter is a smooth like texture. Bumps in the batter make the pancake thicker.[3]

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Make 2 or 3 small circles which will become your pancakes.

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When the pancakes are half way done, flip them to make sure the other side cooks.

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Add toppings such as fresh fruit, powdered sugar, honey or icecream.

Part 3
Nut Protein Pancakes

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Crack the shell leaving the egg inside and slightly tip to seperate the whites from the yolks into two bowls. Add the whites into your blender along with the vanilla whey powder.

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Place it into your blender with the vanilla whey powder and egg whites.

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Your blender should now contain vanilla whey powder, egg whites, almond/peanut butter and almond milk. Then you are ready to blend the ingredients.[4]

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Blend until a smooth like texture. Any bumps in the batter means that the pancakes will turn out thicker.

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Flip the pancakes half way through to make sure both sides are cooked properly.

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Add toppings such as fresh fruit and honey. These pancakes are best served hot and the toppings add more flavour to them making them a delicious treat to anyone.