Protein Pancakes

Double Tall Stack of Pancakes and Blueberries

I love pancakes!  I’ll eat them from the inside out because I think the middle tastes better than the edges.  But pancakes aren’t generally good for you and since it’s almost summer, I’m trying to watch my waistline.  Swapping out a few ingredients in the recipe adds whole grains, healthy fats, and protein.  Here’s how to make scrumptious protein pancakes.


1 cup whole wheat pancake mix

1/4 cup steel cut Irish oatmeal

3/4 cup almond milk

1 scoop vanilla vegan protein powder

1 egg

1 tbsp extra virgin coconut oil


This stack of pancakes reminds me of Grover

Add all the ingredients together except the coconut oil.  Mix well.  Add the coconut oil in liquid form.  Beat until mixed thoroughly in.  Heat skillet to 350 degrees.  Pour 1/4 cup of the pancake mix onto the griddle.  Cook for 3-4 minutes until small bubbles form on top of the pancake.  Flip over and cook another 1-2 minutes.  “Butter” the pancakes with coconut oil, not butter, and serve with agave or maple syrup.

This recipe makes 9 pancakes and each pancake is about 104 calories without toppings.  Freeze leftovers for quick breakfast meals later on in the week.




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12 Comments Post a comment

  1. totoro
    April 26, 2012 at 11:53 am

    WOW this sounds yummy. Never knew coconut was so good for you. Thanks im trying this out.

  2. Rachel Byrne
    April 26, 2012 at 12:02 pm

    Yummy! I didn’t know coconut oil was such a good choice. I’d love to try a sample!

  3. Theresa Wheeler
    April 26, 2012 at 12:50 pm

    I can’t wait to try these pancakes. They sound delicious!

  4. Dawn Sanders
    April 26, 2012 at 12:59 pm

    Love coconut oil!

  5. April 26, 2012 at 1:05 pm

    This looks absolutely wonderful!!! I am foung to try it!! Please have Wegman’s in Bethlehem PA start to carry your products!


  6. April 26, 2012 at 1:05 pm

    I have been telling my friends about the wonders of Coconut Oil. Your website is amazing!!! It is just the resource I needed. The pancakes and frozen hot chocolate look amazing. I can’t wait to try them. !!

  7. Becky
    April 26, 2012 at 1:06 pm

    I am SO trying these! I think I found a great new resource for protein packed recipes-thank you!!

  8. Amy Wald
    April 26, 2012 at 1:07 pm

    Making these for breakfast tomorrow.

  9. Tiffany
    April 26, 2012 at 1:25 pm

    This sounds delicious! Thanks for sharing your recipes! 🙂

  10. Jetaun
    April 26, 2012 at 1:34 pm

    Oh! I’m so excited to try this. I love to make pancakes for my children in different ways and I hope they love this.

  11. Corey Goddard
    April 26, 2012 at 2:56 pm

    My kids love pancakes and this sounds yummy and healthy!!! can’t wait to try this recipe!

  12. Nicole Trevisan
    April 26, 2012 at 6:56 pm

    I love all of these ingredients…will be trying this tomorrow morning! =)

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