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Protein Powder Pancakes


Protein powder is not just a supplement for shakes or other bodybuilding drinks. This versatile ingredient has a texture that makes it work well for a variety of other recipes. Since it is made from protein instead of grain, protein powder is ideal for crafting keto, low-carb or low-calorie treats. Here are a few great recipes that add protein to a diet while also creating tasty meals and snacks.

Protein Powder Pancakes

Enjoy a tasty and protein-packed breakfast by using protein instead of flour to make pancakes. This recipe can be made with any type of protein powder, including those with a chocolate or vanilla flavor. It is low in carbohydrates and contains no processed sugars, so it can accommodate most diets. One can easily toss in mix-ins like chocolate, fresh blueberries or nuts if desired.


•1 cup oats

•2 scoops protein powder

•2 Tbs. ground flax seeds

•2 eggs

•3 egg whites

•4 tsp. baking powder

•1/2 tsp. cinnamon

•1 banana

•1 pinch salt

•1/2 cup optional mix-ins


1.Place all ingredients besides the mix-ins in a blender or food processor and mix until a smooth batter forms.

2.Heat a nonstick pan over medium-high heat. Keep in mind that the pancakes may fall apart if the heat is too low.

3.Pour 1/4 cup of batter at a time into the pan.

4.If desired, gently sprinkle some mix-ins on the pancake in the pan.

5.Wait two to three minutes until the edges look slightly dry, and then flip the pancake.

6.Cook a minute or two more and serve warm.


This article was written by an iHerb staff writer.

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