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6 Protein Pancakes to Power Your Morning


Pancakes are a tasty, heart-warming breakfast that are good all year round. Let's be honest though, pancakes aren't always the healthiest start to your day. Enter Nuzest! These six Protein Pancake recipes will have you enjoying a deliciousprotein-rich breakfast to fuel your day. Now you can have your pancakes and eat them too!

With simple ingredients that are easy to prepare, and very little time involved, the recipes below may just be a game-changer for you in the kitchen. 

 

vanilla oatcake

VANILLA OATCAKE

Ingredients

  • 1 cup dry oats
  • 1 serving Smooth Vanilla Clean Lean Protein by Nuzest
  • 1 ripe banana
  • 1 Tbsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 cup almond milk
  • 1 Tbsp cashew butter
  • Optional: 1-2 Tbsp coconut sugar or maple syrup, if extra sweetness is desired, and 1-2 tsp vanilla extract for extra flavor

Method

  1. Add all of the ingredients into a blender (pour wet ingredients first so the dry ingredients don't stick to blender).
  2. Blend until batter is smooth. If the mixture is too thick, add 1 Tbsp of liquid at a time until it reaches the desired thickness.
  3. Cook in pan at medium heat until bubbles form, then flip and cook for another 30 seconds or so.
  4. Topping suggestions: Cashew butter, chocolate sauce (maple syrup mixed with raw cacao powder), hemp-seeds, fresh strawberries.

chocolate banana paleo protein pancakes

CHOCOLATE BANANA PROTEIN PANCAKES

Ingredients

  • 1/2 serving Rich Chocolate Clean Lean Protein by Nuzest
  • 2 ripe bananas
  • 4-5 flax eggs
  • 2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 4 Tbsp coconut flour
  • 3 Tbsp tapioca flour
  • 1 Tbsp coconut oil

Method

  1. Heat a large, non-stick skillet to medium-low heat.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk the bananas into a mush. Add in and whisk the flax eggs, vanilla extract, and melted coconut oil.
  3. In another bowl, combine the coconut flour, tapioca flour, Clean Lean Protein and baking soda until completely mixed. Use a hand mixer to combine the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients.
  4. Allow the batter to rest for 3-5 minutes. Grease the skillet with coconut oil.
  5. Pour batter into the greased skillet and make the desired sized pancakes. After about 2 minutes (depending on how soft you want the inside), flip the pancake to the uncooked side. Allow the pancake to cook for another 1-2 minutes, then remove and repeat until your batter is finished.
  6. Serve with 100% pure maple syrup.
  7. Now, devour all of your pancakes!

chocolate protein pancakes

CHOCOLATE PROTEIN PANCAKES

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 1/2 serving Rich Chocolate Clean Lean Protein by Nuzest
  • 1 medium ripe banana, plus more for topping
  • 1 1/2 cups plant-based milk of your choice
  • 2 Tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 Tbsp agave syrup
  • Pinch of salt

Method

  1. Preheat a non-stick pan or pancake griddle over medium heat.
  2. Add dry ingredients into a blender, then add banana, milk, and agave syrup. Blend until smooth.
  3. Let batter sit for 5 minutes in refrigerator, then scoop the batter onto the skillet or pancake griddle.
  4. Flip when bubbles start to form on top of the pancakes.
  5. Serve warm with blueberries, banana slices, and more agave syrup.

flourless pumpkin protein pancakes

FLOURLESS PUMPKIN PROTEIN PANCAKES

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp pumpkin puree
  • 1 serving Smooth Vanilla Clean Lean Protein by Nuzest
  • 4 flax eggs
  • 1-2 Tbsp water, or more as needed for a thinner consistency
  • 1/4 tsp pumpkin pie spice or cinnamon

Method

  1. Stir to combine pumpkin, protein powder, flax eggs and pumpkin pie spice in a small bowl; add 1-2 tablespoons water as needed for a thinner consistency.
  2. Heat a greased skillet or griddle to medium-low heat.
  3. Slowly and evenly pour the batter into the pan to make several small pancakes. Use a 1/4 cup measuring cup per pancake. Cook for 3 to 5 minutes on one side. Once the underside of the pancake is golden brown, carefully flip and cook for another 3 minutes until both sides are golden brown and the pancake is cooked through.
  4. Remove from the heat and top with a drizzle of real maple syrup, nut or seed butter, and fruit if desired. Enjoy!

cappuccino banana protein pancakes

CAPPUCCINO BANANA PROTEIN PANCAKES

Ingredients

Method

  1. Blend all ingredients.
  2. Cook on a pancake griddle or pan.
  3. Flip when bubbly on top.
  4. Plate and top with strawberries, cinnamon, agave, or sunflower butter.

peanut butter blueberry protein pancakes
PEANUT BUTTER BLUEBERRY PROTEIN PANCAKES

Ingredients

  • 1 flax egg
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 3 Tbsp Smooth Vanilla Clean Lean Protein by Nuzest
  • 1 Tbsp coconut flour
  • 1/3 cup rolled oats
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 Tbsp powdered peanut butter
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 banana

Method

  1. Blend ingredients together and pour about 1/4 cup batter onto coconut oil sprayed pan.
  2. Drop several frozen blueberries in each one, then cook about 3 minutes on each side.
  3. Top with favorite toppings, such as fruit, maple syrup, or nut butter.

    Ready to start making some of these great breakfast pancakes for yourself? Get your Clean Lean Protein by Nuzest today! 

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