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10 Best Healthy Protein Pancake Recipes To WOW Your Day

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10 Best Healthy Protein Pancake Recipes To WOW Your Day September 27, 2018

A pancake breakfast is such a great start to the day. But if you are health conscious or watching your weight, the ingredients used in pancakes (butter, flour, cream, etc.) may deter you from feasting on them. Not anymore! All you need to do is tweak the ingredients a little to make healthy, “proteinlicious” pancakes that are low-cal and nutrient-dense. I have compiled the 10 best, yummy, and quick protein pancake recipes for you. Let’s get cooking!

10 Yummy And Healthy Protein Pancakes

1. Apple Pancake

1. Apple Pancake Pinit

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Prep Time: 10 mins; Cooking Time: 15 mins; Total Time: 30 mins; Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • ½ cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 apple, boiled and mashed
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • A pinch of nutmeg
  • A pinch of salt
  • 1 ½ cups milk/soy milk
  • 1 teaspoon avocado oil
  • 2 tablespoons organic honey
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • Chopped apple for topping
  • Ground cinnamon for sprinkling on top
How To Make
  1. Mix whole wheat flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, and nutmeg powder in a large bowl.
  2. Crack open the egg, add milk, honey, vanilla, mashed apple, and milk.
  3. Fold the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients.
  4. Heat a skillet and add avocado oil.
  5. Make 2-3 pancakes at a time by adding a dollop of the batter on the skillet for each pancake.
  6. When bubbles start appearing on the edges, flip the pancakes over.
  7. Cook for 2 minutes more and then transfer them to a plate.
  8. Top it with chopped apples and cinnamon.

2. Oatmeal And Berries Pancake

2. Oatmeal And Berries Pancake Pinit

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Prep Time: 15 mins; Cooking Time: 15 mins; Total Time: 30 mins; Serves: 3
Ingredients
  • ½ cup rolled oats
  • ¼ cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 large egg
  • ½ cup milk/soy milk
  • ½ teaspoon nutmeg powder
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla essence
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 tablespoons organic honey
  • A handful of berries of your choice
  • A few banana slices
  • 1 teaspoon avocado oil
How To Make
  1. Mix the rolled oats, whole wheat flour, nutmeg powder, and baking soda in a large bowl.
  2. Add the egg, milk, honey, and vanilla essence.
  3. Mix well.
  4. Heat a nonstick skillet.
  5. Add the avocado oil and start cooking three pancakes at a time by adding a dollop of the batter for each pancake.
  6. Flip the pancakes over after 2 minutes.
  7. Cook the other side for 2 minutes and then transfer it to a plate.
  8. Add banana slices and berries, and enjoy your breakfast!

3. Vegan Banana Pancake With Pomegranate

3. Vegan Banana Pancake With Pomegranate Pinit

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Prep Time: 15 mins; Cooking Time: 15 mins; Total Time: 30 mins; Serves: 4

Ingredients
  • ½ cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 ripe banana, mashed
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • ½ teaspoon nutmeg powder
  • A pinch of black pepper
  • ¼ cup soy milk
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • Pomegranate
  • Mint leaves for garnish
  • Castor sugar for light dusting
How To Make
  1. Mix whole wheat, nutmeg, baking soda, black pepper, and baking powder in a large bowl.
  2. Add the mashed banana, vanilla essence, and soy milk to it. Combine everything.
  3. Heat a nonstick skillet.
  4. Add a dollop or two for each pancake.
  5. Flip over after 2-3 minutes over low flame.
  6. Cook the other side for 2 minutes.
  7. Serve hot with pomegranate and mint leaves.
  8. Dust lightly with castor sugar.

4. Chocolate Oat Pancake With Ricotta And Nuts

4. Chocolate Oat Pancake With Ricotta And Nuts Pinit

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Prep Time: 15 mins; Cooking Time: 20 mins; Total Time: 35 mins; Serves: 4

Ingredients
  • ½ cup instant oats
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • ½ cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 large egg
  • ½ cup milk/soy milk
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
  • A handful of dry fruits
How To Make
  1. Mix the oats, whole wheat flour, baking powder, baking soda, and cocoa powder.
  2. Add the egg, milk, honey, and vanilla essence. Combine well.
  3. Heat the nonstick skillet.
  4. Add a ladle of the batter and move the skillet in a circular motion to spread it.
  5. Let it cook for 2 minutes before flipping it over.
  6. Cook for 2 minutes more and then transfer it to a plate.
  7.  Top it with two tablespoons of ricotta cheese and dry fruits.

5. Matcha Pancake With Strawberries

5. Matcha Pancake With Strawberries Pinit

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Prep Time: 10 mins; Cooking Time: 20 mins; Total Time: 30 mins; Serves: 3

Ingredients
  • 1 large egg
  • ½ cup whole wheat flour
  • ½ cup milk/soy milk
  • 2 tablespoons matcha powder
  • 3 tablespoons organic honey
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla essence
  • A pinch of salt
  • ½ cup avocado oil
  • Strawberries, halved
How To Make
  1. Mix the avocado oil, egg, vanilla essence, and organic honey in a large bowl.
  2. Add the whole wheat flour, matcha powder, baking powder, and salt to it.
  3. Mix well.
  4. Heat a nonstick skillet and add a dollop of the batter.
  5. Flip it over when bubbles start appearing on the edges of the pancake.
  6. Cook the other side for 2 minutes.
  7. Stack the pancakes and serve with halved strawberries.

6. Buckwheat Pancake With Beet Salad

6. Buckwheat Pancake With Beet Salad Pinit

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Prep Time: 15 mins; Cooking Time: 20 mins; Total Time: 35 mins; Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • 1 cup buckwheat flour
  • ½ cup buttermilk
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon avocado oil
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • A pinch of salt
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ beetroot, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons yogurt
How To Make
  1. Mix buckwheat flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and brown sugar in a large bowl.
  2. Add the buttermilk, egg, and vanilla extract and mix well.
  3. Let the batter sit for 10 minutes.
  4. Heat a nonstick skillet and add avocado oil.
  5. Add a dollop of the batter and let it cook for 2 minutes.
  6. Flip it over and cook for 2 minutes more.
  7. In the meanwhile, blend the chopped beetroot and yogurt.
  8. Transfer the pancake to a bowl and add a tablespoon of the beetroot salad on top.

7. Vegan Figs And Banana Pancake

7. Vegan Figs And Banana Pancake Pinit

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Prep Time: 15 mins; Cooking Time: 15 mins; Total Time: 35 mins; Serves: 4

Ingredients
  • ½ cup whole wheat flour
  • ½ banana, mashed
  • 3 ripe figs, mashed
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • ¼ cup buttermilk
  • A pinch of salt
How To Make
  1. Mix the whole wheat, mashed banana, mashed figs, vanilla essence, salt, and buttermilk in a bowl.
  2. Heat a nonstick skillet and add a dollop of batter for each pancake.
  3. Let it cook for 2-3 minutes on each side.
  4. Serve hot with a few halved figs.

8. Whole Wheat Blueberry Pancake

8. Whole Wheat Blueberry Pancake Pinit

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Prep Time: 10 mins; Cooking Time: 15 mins; Total Time: 2 mins; Serves: 4

Ingredients
  • ½ cup whole wheat flour
  • 4 tablespoons organic honey
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 large egg
  • ¼ cup yogurt
  • Cooking spray
How To Make
  1. Mix all the ingredients.
  2. Heat a nonstick skillet and spray with cooking spray.
  3. Add a dollop of the batter for each pancake.
  4. Cook for 2 minutes on each side.
  5. Serve it with blueberries. Drizzle some more honey on top if you wish.

9. Cottage Cheese Pancake With Strawberries

9. Cottage Cheese Pancake With Strawberries Pinit

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Prep Time: 15 mins; Cooking Time: 10 mins; Total Time: 25 mins; Serves: 4

Ingredients
  • ½ cup whole wheat flour
  • ½ cup cottage cheese, mashed
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 2 tablespoons avocado oil
  • A handful of strawberries
  • Cooking spray
How To Make
  1. Mix eggs, vanilla essence, and cottage cheese in a large bowl.
  2. Add the whole wheat flour and brown sugar and
  3. combine well.
  4. Heat a nonstick skillet and add a dollop of the batter for each pancake.
  5. Cook for 2 minutes on each side.
  6. Serve it with strawberries.

10. Chia Pancake With Raspberries

10. Chia Pancake With Raspberries Pinit

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Prep Time: 10 mins; Cooking Time: 20 mins; Total Time: 30 mins; Serves: 3

Ingredients
  • ½ cup whole wheat flour
  • 3 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • ¼ cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons organic honey
  • A pinch of nutmeg powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • A handful of raspberries
  • 3 tablespoons Greek yogurt
How To Make
  1. Mix all the ingredients,except the raspberries and Greek yogurt, in a large bowl .
  2. Heat a nonstick skillet and cook the pancakes for 2 minutes on each side.
  3. Add a tablespoon of yogurt on each serving.
  4. Top it with raspberries before serving.

So, you see, your regular pancakes can be magically transformed into healthy, nutritious, and protein-rich pancakes by adding protein-rich ingredients. Go on and make them and do let me know which one you like the most. Cheers!

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