I love most breakfast foods, but especially pancakes. Regular pancakes are high in fat and carbohydrates so I created what I call the Cinnamon Protein Pancake. This tasty delight is only 134 calories (3.6 carbs / 0.8 fat / 26.8 protein) for 4 silver dollar pancakes. Have I gotten your attention now?
This meal is perfect for breakfast or a quick snack after your weight toning workout. It’s a quick snack you can prepare and cook within 5 minutes.
3 :: Egg Whites
1 :: Scoop of Vanilla Protein Powder (I believe soy and protein based powders work much better then whey.)
1/2 tsp :: Cinnamon
1 :: Stevia Packet
Blend all ingredients together in a small bowl. I usually use a blender to make sure there are no lumps.
Lightly spray skillet and heat to med/high. I use the coconut oil spray from Whole Foods and love it.
Pour batter into four rounds in the pan. Spread out batter if needed. Let cook about 10-20 seconds on each side.
Place on plate and top with greek yogurt, honey, dark chocolate, or fresh fruit.
Sometimes I like to put some raspberries in the food processor to make healthy raspberry syrup.
I happened to like the taste of the cinnamon protein pancake the best, but you can always play around with the batter and mix in cocoa, dark chocolate chips, etc.
Calories are calculated for the pancakes without toppings or syrup. Topping with greek yogurt only adds about 35 calories and a few more grams of protein!
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