Saturday, September 13, 2014

Banana-Chocolate Protein Pancakes

Today after my morning workout I needed some protein...stat. I also noticed that my bananas were getting ripe. So I thought...protein pancakes it is! So I googled recipes online and found this one from Body Building. I made some modifications since I only had chocolate protein powder and wanted to use my ripe bananas.  It is rather simple...cleat eating at its finest!

Banana-Chocolate Protein Pancakes




Ingredients:
  • 1/4 cup of raw oats
  • 1/4 low-fat cottage cheese
  • 1/2 scoop protein powder
  • 1/2 cup egg whites
  • 1 smashed banana

Directions:
  • Blend all ingredients until a batter forms. I used chocolate protein powder but I believe the recipe says to use vanilla. 



  • Pour over a hot griddle. Flip when the edges start browning.



  • Decorate with fresh fruits. I opted not to use any maple syrup to watch my calorie intake.




It was rather simple to make these pancakes. Wish I could say that I was 100% sold on them.  Not sure if it was the different texture or the chocolate protein. Either way I am going to continue to search for new protein pancakes. The good thing about these pancakes are that they are healthy and low in calories.  If you have a recipe for me to try email me: fitwanderlustrunner@gmail.com


Have you tried new recipes this week?

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