Single-Serve Protein Pancake

Fuel Up: Single-Serve Protein Pancake

Trying to stop yourself from piling a plate high with a stack of fresh pancakes can be hard. Take temptation out of the picture by just cooking up a single fluffy cake. In under 10 minutes, you can have a satisfying, 350-calorie breakfast treat with more than 37 grams of protein.

The sky-high protein content comes from the combination of low-fat cottage cheese and vanilla protein powder. This recipe is a creative way to use protein powder you normally toss into a shake. Keep reading to learn what goes into this simple protein pancake.


  • 1/2 cup quick oats, dry
  • 1/2 cup low-fat cottage cheese
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1 tablespoon brown rice protein powder, vanilla
  • Non-stick cooking spray
  • Fresh blueberries, optional
  • 2 teaspoons maple syrup, optional


  • Combine quick oats, cottage cheese, egg whites, and protein powder in a blender. Mix well until it resembles traditional pancake batter.
  • Heat a large pan over low heat, and lightly coat with non-stick cooking spray. Pour in all the batter to the centre of the pan. Let it cook for approximately 3 minutes until the sides easily lift. Flip pancake and cook for an additional two minutes.
  • Serve with fresh fruit, maple syrup, or the topping of your choice.

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