Spinach Protein Pancakes Recipe

Tuesday, October 10 2017 10:37 AM

Stack of healthy spinach protein pancakesSpinach and pancakes, you ask? Before you go running for the door, consider giving these simple yet nutritiously delicious pancakes a try. Much like a smoothie, the other ingredients quickly hide the taste of spinach, and the same happens with these pancakes. The spinach flavor takes a backseat and you're left with a nice, slightly sweet pancake packed with protein and whatever toppings you desire.

Try this recipe for a quick breakfast, or even after a workout. The pancakes only take about ten minutes to prepare and cook.

Ingredients

  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup of rolled oats
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1/4 cup fat-free cottage cheese
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 scoop of vanilla protein powder
  • Handful of spinach

Directions For Making Spinach Protein Pancakes

1. Place all ingredients together in a blender. Blend for 30 seconds, or until the batter becomes thoroughly mixed.

2. Turn on the stove to medium heat, then melt a tablespoon of butter in a frying pan or griddle.

3. Pour batter into the pan or griddle and flip after about 25-35 seconds (or until lightly brown).

4. Serve with nut butter, syrup, or any other toppings you desire. Keep in mind that the addition of toppings will change the nutritional information.

Recipe serves one person and makes about five to six three-inch pancakes.

Nutrition information (for whole stack): 350 calories / 21g carbs / 8g fat / 47g protein

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