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Pumpkin Protein Pancakes
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Pumpkin Protein Pancakes

The red holiday cups may have sneaked their way into Starbucks already, but that doesn’t mean the pumpkin craze is over yet. These pumpkin protein pancakes are the perfect fall treat to not only satisfy your desire for a warm, delicious breakfast but also to provide a boost of protein to power you through your morning. Fitting for a post-workout meal or just to get you through your AM classes, these pancakes are sure to become a go-to breakfast.

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

Servings: 1

Ingredients:
1 scoop vanilla protein powder
¼ cup puréed pumpkin
¼ cup egg whites (approximately 2 egg whites)
3 tablespoons oatmeal
1 packet sweetener (I use Stevia)
Cinnamon or pumpkin pie spice to taste

Directions:
1. Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl, and stir together with a spoon or whisk until there are no lumps.

Photo by Malia Hu

Photo by Malia Hu

2. Heat a skillet coated with non-stick spray.
3. Pour batter into the skillet, cooking one pancake at a time until all of the batter is used up.

Photo by Malia Hu

Photo by Malia Hu

4. Top with maple syrup, nut butter or fruit.

Photo by Malia Hu

Photo by Malia Hu

1 1 2543 05 November, 2013 Cook, Featured November 5, 2013
Chelsea Renter

About the author

Chelsea is a senior at Northwestern studying Communication Studies and Political Science. After studying abroad in Paris, she has a newfound appreciation for bread, cheese and apricot jam, but was happy to return to the states where she could have easy access to peanut butter. A self-diagnosed chocoholic, she knows it's time to go grocery shopping when she is out of chocolate chips.

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1 comment

  1. Jenn

    Thanks for this recipe! Super easy. I quadrupled it for leftovers during the next day or two, but I love all things pumpkin, and this was very filling, plus healthy. Winner!

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