Try These Protein-Rich Pancake Variations

Pancake Recipes

Change up your pancakes depending on your dietary needs or time of day you’ll be eating them

Want a change of pace for your next breakfast meal?

If so, protein pancakes are a great way to go.

They’ll satisfy that craving for the normally high-carb breakfast dish all while helping you get your high quality nutrition in to start the day.

Best of all, they’re fast and easy to prepare, so don’t have to necessarily be saved for a special occasion.

Here are a few delicious protein pancake recipes to try yourself when the craving strikes.

Low Fat Protein Pancakes

This low fat protein pancake is perfect for those post-workout times when you want something other than a protein shake.

It also works well for those who are utilising a lower fat diet plan.  Feel free to sub in any berry you prefer.

This recipe is also nice as it’ll provide a good dose of calcium to your day thanks to the inclusion of cottage cheese.

¼ cup oatmeal (raw measure)
¼ cup cottage cheese
1/8 cup protein powder
½ cup egg whites
¼ cup frozen berries

Place all the ingredients but the berries in a blender and blend until smooth.  Stir in berries.  Pour onto a hot non-stick skillet and cook until edges begin to bubble. Flip over and cook on the other side, 1-2 minutes until finished.

Serve immediately with a little sugar-free maple syrup.

Sweet Treat Protein Pancake

Battling a sweet tooth? If so, this is your go-to recipe.  Filled with healthy sweetness, you can’t go wrong.

A little dark chocolate is a great way to meet your antioxidant quota for the day.

1 whole egg
2 egg whites
1 ripe banana
1 tbsp. dark chocolate chips

Mash the banana up in a bowl and then add in the eggs until the batter is well blended.

Pour onto a non-stick skillet and cook as you would a normal pancake.

Once finished, smear with a little natural peanut butter and top with sliced banana if desired.

Low Carb Protein Pancakes

Healthy Pancake Recipes

Keeping protein in your body helps maintain muscle tone

For those on low carb diets, pancakes may seem like something that will never cross their lips. Not with this recipe.

Now you can enjoy a pancake to start the day while keeping your nutrition intact.  Feel free to use almond butter if preferred.

¼ cup protein powder
3 egg whites
¼ cup water
2 tbsp. natural peanut butter

Blend together the protein powder, egg whites, water, and 1 tbsp. of peanut butter. Pour onto a non-stick skillet and cook until both sides are finished, flipping at halftime.

Smear another tablespoon of peanut butter over the pancake prior to serving.

Pre-Bed Pancakes

Want some pancakes before you turn in for bed? This snack is great as it contains casein protein, which will break down more slowly in the body.

It also contains just a small dose of carbs, which will keep your blood sugar levels stable.

¼ cup raw oats
¼ cup protein powder
½ cup egg whites
1/8 cup casein protein powder
3 tbsp. almond flour
¼ cup water
½ tsp. baking soda

Place all ingredients in a blender and ten cook as you would a normal pancake.  Serve with some sugar-free maple syrup.

So there you have a few of the great pancake recipes you can try next time you wake up in the morning looking for something healthy to eat.

Always remember that you can substitute for any flavor of protein powder, adding additional ingredients such as nut butters, dried fruit, coconut flakes, and so forth to create your own delicious creations.