Check out these pumpkin protein pancakes. These protein pancakes aren’t just healthy and full of protein, they’re also delicious! This is a perfect holiday breakfast recipe!
Each serving replaces ½ HCG protein + 1 fruit serving.
- ½ cup canned pumpkin
- 4 egg whites
- ½ tsp pumpkin pie spice
- 1/8 tsp baking powder
- 1 scoop vanilla whey protein powder
- Place a medium skillet over medium heat on the stove. Let it heat up while you prepare the pancakes. It’s ready when water dropped into the pan sizzles.
- To prepare the pancakes, whisk the pumpkin, eggs, pumpkin pie spice, baking powder, and protein powder until well combined. Spray the skillet with nonstick cooking spray before adding in 3-4 tablespoons of the pancake mixture and spreading it into a pancake shape.
- Let the pancakes cook for 35-45 seconds before flipping and letting the other side cook for 25-35 seconds. Remove to a plate and serve with Walden Farms calorie-free syrup (or reduced berries).
Makes 2 servings (2 pancakes each)
Nutrition Facts (per 2 pancake serving):
- Calories: 136
- Carbs: 10g
- Fat: 2g
- Protein: 20g
- Sodium: 166mg
- Sugar: 4g
Adapted from willowbirdbaking.com
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