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Heart Protein Pancakes

11
Feb

Heart Protein Pancake 01

I promised you that in my next post I would share my newest protein pancake recipe. Honestly, when I tried it…it felt like I was having a warm, chocolate-chip cookie from the oven. With the addition of some whipped cream and chocolate sauce I felt like I was in heaven.What better way to start Valentine’s breakfast with? It’s great because it’s very filling, tastes like dessert, got some great fiber, and over 17 grams of protein! Bring it! Serves 1.

Heart Protein Pancakes

  1. 3 egg whites
  2. 1/2 cup oats, ground
  3. 2 tsp. flaxseed, ground
  4. ½ tsp. pure vanilla
  5. 1 packet Truvia (or 1 tsp. organic sugar)
  6. 2 heaping tbsp. plain yogurt
  7. 2 tsp. dark chocolate chips

I just ground some old-fashioned oats in the blender and then mixed all the ingredients together in a bowl. Spoon it out into a heart-shape on a heated, non-stick frying pan (spritzed with olive oil).

I didn’t time the recipe (oops), but you just kind of watch it until the one side is done and then flip it. (wow, sorry…that was an explanation for like…a four-year old) I believe you can figure it out. (grin)

Once it’s done, make it even more delicious looking. From this…

Heart Protein Pancake 02

To this. Give me that fork!

Heart Protein Pancake 04

Heart Protein Pancake 05

I added some prettiness with the whipped cream and then drizzled some of this healthy chocolate sauce over top. You can also do a bunch of mini hearts instead of one large pancake, which would be really cute.

The best protein pancake I’ve had…so far. I’m always making new variations.

Nutritional Info: Cals: 243, Fat: 6.5g, Sodium: 195mg, Carbs: 27g, Fiber: 4.5, Sugars: 7g, Protein: 17.5g

I found this idea on SkinnyRunner…called “Six Things”, it’s just a little collection of fun questions that I thought would be fun to do!

  1. What’s your favourite drink? I am boring. I like water and chocolate almond milk.
  2. Would you consider yourself shy or outgoing? There’s very little that’s shy about me. I actually wish sometimes that I had a quieter personality.
  3. What’s your profession? Singer. Blogging and recipe-creating are secondary.
  4. How would you describe your style? Layers, lots of layers. I also love bright colours and wearing black.
  5. 5. If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be? Run really fast…on second thought, I’d rather fly.
  6. What’s one makeup product you can’t live without? One? What’s impossible is that I’d choose just one.

Would you consider yourself to be – shy or outgoing? What’s your favourite drink?

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16 Responses to “Heart Protein Pancakes”

  1. Lauren @ What Lauren Likes

    this is sooo pretty :) I love chocolate milk! Hahaha

  2. Shannon from Healthiful Balance

    What a perfect and yummy looking pancake! Perfect way to start the day. :)

  3. Meg

    I LOVE YOU!

    I am definitely making these pancakes within the next day or so :) The recipe is actually similar to one I make, but you added flax! WHICH I LOVE!!

    Your fav drinks are mine too :)

  4. Dana

    So glad you found my blog! It seems like you have a lot of delicious recipes. These pancakes look like a wonderful chocolate chip cookie :)

  5. Char @ www.charskitchen.ca

    Gorgeous! Nothing better than having warm chocolate chip cookie for breakfast :) I like to bake cookie dough oatmeal! So good.

  6. Shae

    If my husband liked pancakes (or any breakfast pastry), I’d make these for him for Valentines Day.

    Oh, well! I’ll just make them for myself ;)

  7. Ali

    Cute! Those look so good, sweet yet filling!

  8. shannonmarie (rawdorable)

    Love how you decorated your pancake. So pretty :-)

  9. Kiran @ KiranTarun.com

    YUM!!
    Wow, you are a singer? Would love to hear you sing someday :)

  10. Jessie @ amomgetsfit

    Sounds great. I am going to try this!!! Thank you!

  11. vetement mode

    Beautiful blog and great photos!!!

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  13. Mimi

    LOVED these! Made them for my whole family and they were a hit for both young and old. Thanks :)

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  15. Meredith @ DareYouTo

    Wow, love this! Beautiful, healthful, and I hope to soo nfind out how deliicious :)

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