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This recipe for protein pancakes is sure to satisfy pancake lovers of all kinds. Pancakes are a staple food for breakfast and are a form of comfort food for many. When you are on a diet or just trying to improve your eating habits in general, pancakes can come in at a high calorie/low volume food option that can leave us feeling less than satisfied with our efforts.

This option for a protein pancakes recipe gives you a higher protein, lower carb, and higher enjoyment of a much beloved breakfast food while staying on track with your goals! Besides that, this recipe is also easily customizable to each individual’s taste buds.

Tools

  • Blender
  • Pan
  • Cooking Spray
  • Spatula
  • Mixing Bowls
  • Whisk

Ingredients

  • 100g fat-free cottage cheese
  • 150g egg whites
  • 32g  Vanilla Protein
  • 30g White Flour (or whatever flour you choose)
  • .5 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp Xanthan gum

How-to

  1. Measure out dry ingredients and mix in a bowl.
  2. Next, measure out egg whites in a separate bowl, and whisk slightly so they are a bit fluffy.
  3. Measure out cottage cheese in a separate bowl.
  4. Heat a pan to medium-high heat, spray with non-stick cooking spray.
  5. Mix together in a blender – this will help the cottage cheese blend with the other ingredients easier.
  6. If the mixture is too thick, add water (or other liquid of choice) in 1/2 tbsp increments until you get a pancake batter consistency.
  7. Reduce pan heat to medium heat.
  8. Using 1/4 cup scoop, scoop batter into the pan. This mixture may take longer to cook. 
  9. After the edges are firm, flip the pancake.
  10. Spray with non-stick spray in between pancakes.

Macros: 55.4p, 29.2 c, 1.7 fat

Extras

  • Customize with berries, flavored chips, toppings, and various syrups!
  • Sub out white flour for a gluten free option if needed
  • Sub out vanilla protein powder for a cinnamon flavored protein to mix it up

We hope you enjoy this Version #1 of our Protein Pancakes! We will be posting some more versions for protein pancakes soon, so stay tuned!


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