Breakfast is the most important meal of the day – so get out of the right side of bed with these protein pancake recipes.
You might think that pancakes can’t be healthy. But, you’d be wrong – you don’t need to soak them in maple syrup to make them tasty. Choose healthier toppings and give the batter mix a bit of an adjustment and they can be a healthy, protein-rich meal or snack.
Plus, protein pancakes are super-easy to make without dairy – perfect for people that are lactose-intolerant, vegan, or choose not to eat dairy for other reasons.
What you need for dairy-free protein pancakes
Our dairy-free protein pancake recipes are healthy and high in protein. To get the balance right, we suggest the following products:
- Pea Protein Isolate: A great dairy-free protein option that can be added to any pancake mixture to give it a healthier edge.
- Instant Oats: Boost your carb intake and give your body some slow release energy with these oats.
- Brown Rice Protein: A dairy-free and vegan protein source for the healthiest pancakes around.
Recipes for healthy lactose-free protein pancakes
1. Quinoa Pancakes
- 1/2 cup liquid egg whites
- 1/4 cup Pea Protein Isolate
- 1/4 cup quinoa flakes
- 1-2 tsp. Toffee FlavDrops
- 1/2 tsp. baking soda
How to make quinoa pancakes
Make the pancake batter by blending the ingredients together. Heat a non-stick pan and coat with a little coconut oil. Pour the mixture into the center, turn down the heat to medium and rotate the pan to cover the base with the batter. Flip the pancake once the bottom is cooked.
2. Banana Pancakes
- 5 cups Instant Oats
- 1 banana
- 1/2 cup unsweetened soya milk
- 1/2 cup Brown Rice Protein
- 1 tbsp. blueberries
- ½ tsp. baking powder
- ¼ tsp. baking soda
- ½ tsp. Vanilla FlavDrops
How to make banana pancakes
As above, mix all the ingredients. Then pour over a heated and greased pancake griddle. Add the blueberries and cook for a minute. Flip and then serve.
3. Cinnamon Bun Pancakes
- 3 tbsp. coconut flour
- 1 tbsp. gluten-free flour
- 1 scoop Brown Rice Protein
- 2 tbsp. cinnamon
- ½ tsp. baking powder
- 1 tbsp. sweetener
- 3 large egg whites
- ½ tsp. vanilla extract
- 1/4 cup almond soya milk
How to make cinnamon bun pancakes
Mix the coconut flour, gluten-free flour, baking powder, sweetener, cinnamon and protein powder. In another bowl, whisk the egg whites and vanilla extract until fluffy. Add this to the dry mixture. Next, slowly add the almond milk until you have batter. Heat a frying pan on low heat and then pour on a spoonful of the batter in. Flip and cook for one minute.