5 Ridiculously Simple Protein Shake Pancakes Recipes

Have you ever heard of protein shake pancakes? I hadn't until recently. Regardless if you're looking to burn fat or build mass, protein supplements are known to help you achieve faster results. Breakfast is an important part of any fitness regime. And you need that fuel if you're going to stay focused on goal-getting. So why not combine them? The following are 5 protein shake pancake recipes you're sure to love!

These two protein powder supplements I've used and have seen positive results!

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Dairy-Free Protein Shake Pancakes

Daily Free protein shake pancakes

High in protein and low in carbs, and only 8 grams of carbs per pancake! Photo and Recipe: FitGirl15 / SparkRecipes.com

Ingredients: 1/2 C Quaker Oats (dry weight) 1/2 cup hot water (to cook oats) 1 scoop low carb protein powder (isolate) 1/4 C egg whites 1/4 tsp. ground cinnamon (to taste) optional toppings: Almond butter, blueberries.

Directions: Mix oats with hot water. Sitr and let stand for a couple minutes till fluffy. Mix protein powder with the eggs and then mix this with the oats. Stir in the cinnamon and almond extract and fry on a hot gridle sprayed with PAM cooking spray.

Makes 4 pancakes.

Whole Wheat Protein Shake Pancakes

Whole-Wheat-Protein-Shake-Pancakes Easy whole wheat pancakes recipe that are full of protein and taste great! Photo: kristinmazuroski.com / Recipe: SparkRecipes.com

Ingredients: 1/2 cup water 2 Tbsp milled flax seed 4 oz. unsweetened applesauce 2 scoops vanilla whey protein powder (60g protein) 1 cup whole wheat flour 1/2 tsp baking powder 2 tbsp almond meal 3/4 cup unsweetened almond milk 1 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp vanilla extract

Directions: Mix flaxseed & water. Let set for 5 minutes. Meanwhile mix applesauce & protein powder until smooth. Add the rest of the ingredients to mixture & stir until combined. Add water & flaxseed & stir until combined. Heat skillet & spray with non stick cooking spray. Pour on batter & cook until both sides are done.

Serving Size: makes 12 pancakes...3 pancakes=1 serving

Protein Shake Banana Pancakes

Banana-Protein-Shake-Pancakes Pancakes without any added sugar, banana and chocolate-nougat flavor! Photo: mrfood.com / recipe: SparkRecipes.com

Ingredients: 7 medium eggs 10 Tablespoons white flour 1 medium banana, mashed 150 ml 1.5 % Milk 30 grams Raisins (optional) 30 grams of Protein Powder

Directions: Mix eggs, banana and half of the milk until smooth. Add flour, mix again until smooth. Add Protein Powder and rest of the milk until smooth. When batter is ready, pour into skillet or pan. Bake evenly on both sides.

Serving Size: makes about 9 servings

Pumpkin Spice Protein Shake Pancakes

Pumpkin-Spice-Protein-Shake-Pancakes Not just for fall! Start your day off right with protein, pumpkin, and cinnamon! Photo and Recipe: Katie Farrell / DashingDish.com

Ingredients 1 scoop Protein powder 1/2 cup Pumpkin (not pumpkin pie filling) 1/2 tsp Cinnamon (or 1/4 tsp pumpkin spice + 1/4 tsp cinnamon) 1/2 tsp Baking powder 2 Egg whites 1/2 cup Oats 1/2 cup + 2 tbs water 3-5 pkts Stevia (or 1/2-1 tbs sweetener of choice)

Directions: Blend all ingredients until smooth. Heat a nonstick griddle (or large nonstick skillet) coated with cooking spray over medium heat. Spoon about 1/4 cup of batter per pancake onto griddle. Turn pancakes over when tops are covered with bubbles and edges look cooked.

Red Quinoa Protein Pancakes

Red-Quinoa-Pancakes These pancakes get their dose of protein from an unexpected source: quinoa! Photo and Recipe: Kayley / TheKitchenMcCabe.com

Ingredients 2 Eggs 2 C. Coconut or Almond Milk 1½ t. Lemon Juice 4 T. Coconut Oil 2½ C. Flour 1 T. Coconut Palm Sugar 2 t. Baking Powder 1 t. Baking Soda 1 t. Salt 2 C. Red Quinoa, cooked

Directions: Place the milk in a small bowl and pour in the lemon juice. Stir once and allow to sit for 5 minutes. Place the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a bowl and mix together. Place the eggs in a mixing bowl and beat with a wire whisk. Add the coconut oil, dry ingredients, and milk to the eggs and mix until combined. Add the quinoa to the batter and mix until combined-do not overmix. Heat a griddle to medium-medium/high and grease with coconut oil. Pour the batter onto the hot griddle(about ¼ C. per pancake) and allow to cook for a minute or so, or until the top of the pancake has bubbled up and the sides are cooked. Flip the pancake over and finish cooking on the other side for another 30 seconds.

These two protein powder supplements I've used and have seen positive results!

BNS-Syntha-6-Protein Optimum-Nutrition-Protein

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