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Low-Carb High-Protein Pancakes

Updated on April 6, 2013
A quick recipe cheat sheet :)
A quick recipe cheat sheet :)

I am currently on a get-healthy-journey and have cut out all simple sugars and white flour. I also increased my protein intake, which lead to me making eggs every morning for breakfast. It started to get boring and I really missed pancakes, therefore I started to make protein pancakes. They look just like pancakes and have become a fantastic substitute for me. I have found them to be incredibly easy to make. I hope you enjoy!


Please note that the nutrition facts do change depending on the type of protein powder used and if syrup is added for taste.

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Cook Time

Prep time: 5 min
Cook time: 5 min
Ready in: 10 min
Yields: serves two

Ingredients

  • 4 egg whites
  • 1 scoop Vanilla Protein Powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 cup strawberries, sliced
  • Syrup (lite or sugar free), to taste/optional
  1. In a blender combine egg whites, protein powder, cinnonom and caynne pepper. Blend until smooth.
  2. On a grittle or flat pan, heat to medium heat and pour batter to desired size of pancake and cook until golden brown on both sides (just like normal pancakes)
  3. Use strawberries and syrup as garnish to taste and enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 3 pancakes
Calories 178
Calories from Fat9
% Daily Value *
Fat 1 g2%
Saturated fat 0 g
Unsaturated fat 0 g
Carbohydrates 12 g4%
Sugar 2 g
Fiber 3 g12%
Protein 25 g50%
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 350 mg15%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

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      peachy 4 years ago from Home Sweet Home

      i love pancakes. Healthy ones are my favorite. Voted up

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      Kristen Mazzola 4 years ago from South Florida

      Awesome! Thanks!

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      Strumrgrl 4 years ago

      Sounds delicious. Love how you include the caloric values. Healthy Gourmet is such a necessary way to enjoy tasty nutrition. Keep them coming.

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