Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Nutrition: Protein Pancakes with Whey Protein Powder

I just had these this morning; this recipe makes about 3 pancakes:
Approximate Nutrients:
40 grams protein (from the eggs, powder, pancake mix, and soy milk)
29 grams starch (pancake mix)
7 grams of carbs from the protein powder; 7 grams carbs from the applesauce
425 Calories

  • 1/3 cup of Arrowhead Mills Organic Buckwheat Pancake and Waffle mix
  • 1 scoop of Lean Dessert Protein powder in Fresh Cinnamon Roll (or flavor of your choice)
  • 1/4 teaspoon of baking powder1/2 cup egg whites
  • 1/4 cup organic, unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/3 cup organic, unsweetened soy milk
  • stir all dry ingredients together, then add wet ingredients; stir just until smooth
  • fry on a pancake griddle or in a frying pan
  • top with sugar free syrup or strawberries

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