Protein Pancakes by Chloe Thomas

Perfect protein pancakes by Chloe Thomas

Protein Pancakes with fresh Strawberries 

Protein Pancakes with fresh Strawberries 

 

These healthy pancakes are great to enjoy as Breakfast, Dessert or a Snack. Put in an air tight container or bag and carry in your bag to long shoots where you don't knows what food you'll be getting! 

The additional protein powder means they'll keep you fuller for longer and means you can pick from many yummy flavours, for example cookie dough, vanilla or chocolate! 

You can choose from a variety of healthy toppings as well to make them even more nutritional for example almond butter and banana which provides you with healthy fats, potassium and more protein. 

 

Ingredients:

1/2 Cup plain Oats (dry weight) OR gluten free oats 

1/2 cup hot water (to cook oats) OR 1/2 cup of milk (can be rice, soya or almond if needed ) 

1 scoop low carb protein powder (any flavour- chocolate, cookie dough, vanilla or plain)

1/4 cup egg whites

Number of Servings: 4

 

Optional additions to make your pancakes a bit more interesting:

Raisins

Nuts

Chocolate chips 

Blueberries

1/4 tsp. ground cinnamon 

Almond extract

1 large banana, mashed

 

Directions:

1.Mix oats with hot water or hot milk. Sitr and let stand for a couple minutes till fluffy. 

2.Mix your chosen protein powder with the eggs and then mix this with the oats. 

3. If using additions, Stir them in now and fry on a hot gridle or pan sprayed with low calorie cooking spray or 1 tbsp oil (preferably coconut).

4. Flip over using spatula (once underneath is cooked) and cook other side. 

 

Now for the toppings! (This will depend on what flavour protein powder you used)

Almond butter

Organic (e.g.Whole Earth) peanut butter

Chopped banana (great with the almond butter or chopped nuts)

Blueberries

Strawberries

Raspberries 

Greek yoghurt - mixed with manuka honey, or cinnamon or any of the berries above

Agave nectar syrup (natural sweetener made straight from agave, healthier than maple syrup & has a low GI) - tastes great with banana 

 

 

And now enjoy :)