Hitch Fit Living Magazine Volume 5 - March/April 2016 - Page 24

Protein Pancakes the Whole Family will Enjoy! A popular breakfast in our household are Protein Pancakes, this recipe is one of my faves! This is a basic protein pancake recipe that I start with and based on what my family has a taste for I add to it! But never forget to add the additional calories. Pictured are Pumpkin Protein Pancakes and the additional health information is included at the bottom. I hope you enjoy these tasty, fluffy goodness. Ingredients: *1 cup regular or steel cut oats *3 egg whites *1 scoop of vanilla whey isolate protein powder * 1 cup of fat-free cottage cheese * ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract * 1 teaspoon stevia * ½ teaspoon baking powder * ½ cup 35 calorie unsweetened Almond Milk Directions: 1. Blend all ingredients in blender. 2. Add wet ingredients and blend until smooth. 3. Coat a hot griddle with non-stick spray 4. Pour approximate ¼ cup of batter to make 3-4 pancakes. Flip once when cake starts to bubble Servings: Makes 4 servings of 3 pancakes Serving size: 3 pancakes; Calories: 142; Calories from fat: 3g; Total Carbs: 25g; Sugar: 10g; Fiber: 2g Protein: 15g (I chose to add ½ cup pumpkin puree this time which adds 50 Calories, 4 grams of fiber, and 10 carbs not to mention high in vitamin A and iron) Amber Hanton is a Hitch Fit Transformer at the Overland Park location, and a mother of three! Check out her trainer profile at www.HitchFitGym.com