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Protein Pancake Recipe

Fuel Up: Single-Serve Protein Pancake

Trying to stop yourself from piling a plate high with a stack of fresh flapjacks can be hard. Take temptation out of the picture by just cooking up a single fluffy cake. In under 10 minutes, you can have a satisfying, 350-calorie breakfast treat with more than 37 grams of protein.

The sky-high protein content comes from the combination of low-fat cottage cheese and vanilla protein powder. This recipe is a creative way to use protein powder you normally toss into a shake. Keep reading to learn what goes into this simple protein pancake.

Protein Powder Pancake

From Lizzie Fuhr, POPSUGAR Fitness

Protein Pancake Recipe

Ingredients

  1. 1/2 cup quick oats, dry
    1/2 cup low-fat cottage cheese
    3 egg whites
    1 tablespoon brown rice protein powder, vanilla
    Nonstick cooking spray
    Fresh blueberries, optional
    2 teaspoons maple syrup, optional

Directions

  1. Combine quick oats, cottage cheese, egg whites, and protein powder in a blender. Mix well until it resembles traditional pancake batter.
  2. Heat a large pan over low heat, and lightly coat with nonstick cooking spray. Pour in all the batter to the center of the pan. Let it cook for approximately 3 minutes until the sides easily lift. Flip pancake and cook for an additional two minutes.
  3. Serve with fresh fruit, maple syrup, or the topping of your choice.


  4. Source: Calorie Count
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