Get your essential aminos on with these protein-packed brunch or post-workout meal.

Chocolate protein pancakes recipe - Women's Health and Fitness magazine.


What you'll need (makes 10 pikelet-size pancakes)

  • 1 cup egg whites
  • ½ cup vanilla whey protein powder
  • 2 tbsp cottage cheese (if desired)
  • ¼ cup buckwheat flakes or rolled oats
  • 2 tbsp coconut flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder

Topping (optional)

  • 1 tbsp chocolate protein powder
  • Water or almond milk to mix
  • Sliced banana (berries may be substituted)


What you'll do
Heat non-stick pan with spray oil. Place all ingredients in a bowl and combine using a hand blender (or place in a blender and blend until combined). Pour quarter of the batter into the hot pan and tip pan to coat. Using a spatula, push edges towards centre. Once set, flip and cook other side. Remove from pan and repeat with remaining batter. Serve with a smudge of chocolate topping and sliced banana or fresh berries of your choice.

Recipe: Adapted from Anna Sward’s pancakes

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