Get Your Free Week Trial Today! | 317-407-4512

Lemon Protein Pancakes

This past weekend I kicked off my Saturday with the best combination I can imagine: fresh coffee, World Cup soccer, and lemon protein pancakes. A friend had given me a packet of lemon protein, and I had been craving pancakes. Why not put them together and start the weekend off on the right foot? (Pardon the soccer pun.) Anyway, the result was better than I could have even imagined.

In total honesty, I wasn’t certain how these pancakes would turn out. In the past, I’ve found oatmeal pancakes turn out a bit too dense and I’ve missed the usually fluffiness of a traditional pancake. I was pleasantly surprised by how light these lemon protein pancakes stayed, and also how the lemon was present but not overwhelming. Add in the fact these are chalked full of protein and healthy carbs, and you can’t lose with this dish.

Lemon Protein Pancakes Ingredients:

  • 1 Cup Old Fashioned Oatmeal
  • 1/2 tsp. Baking Powder
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 Scoop Lemon Protein (I used Ascent)
  • 1/2 C Fair Life or other milk of choice (use more for a thinner pancake)
  • 1/4 C Unsweetened Apple Sauce
  • 1 Dash Vanilla Extract
  • 1 Pinch of Sea Salt
  • 1 tsp. Organic Grassfed Butter (I like Kerrygold)
  • OPTIONAL: Pure maple syrup, nut butter, and/or honey for serving

Lemon Protein Pancakes Steps

  1. In a blender or food processor, blend all ingredients except for the butter until combined, but not completely uniform. Set aside in the fridge.
  2. Heat a griddle or large non-stick skillet over medium high heat. Melt the butter, and spread across the pan.
  3. Using a 1/4 C measuring cup, scoop out the pancake batter and allow to cook until bubbles appear on the top of the batter. Flip the pancake, and cook for approximately 1-2 minutes more, or until just cooked through.
  4. Transfer your pancakes to an oven set to “warm” to keep warm, or serve immediately topped with additional fruit, nut butter, or pure maple syrup!

Makes 6-8 pancakes.

Other Posts You Might Like

Is Nutrition or Exercise More Important?

How many of you have heard this line? “Nutrition is at least 80% of your results. You can’t out-train a bad diet.” If you come to our gym, you almost certainly have, because I’ve said it! The problem with this statement, however, is that it tends to minimize the importance of other aspects of your … more »

Why Your Lead Domino Determines Your Results

Goal setting is fun. Big goals actually release dopamine and make you feel like you already accomplished what you want. However, goal setting is often also way too theoretical. Under perfect conditions, you will do all the steps in the process and get the results you want. You’ll stick to the plan and not have … more »

Fitness Strategies for Travel

What if I told you not to stress about working out while you travel? You probably feel somewhat like I did just writing the sentence – a bit of a weight being lifted and the relaxation opportunity being lifted. This isn’t because working out isn’t part of my life that I love – believe me, … more »

The Best Workout for You

Everything you interact with on a daily basis is personalized for you. Your Starbucks coffee has your name on the cup, made to your specifications, and paid for from your app with your rewards. You work with a personal nutrition coach for your individual diet plan, and you are given individualized recommendations by Netflix for … more »

Three Ways to Improve Your Mental Health

Mental health is long-overdue for a moment in the spotlight. When most people talk fitness, they are focusing on moving more and eating better. Very rarely is mental health factored into that equation, and when it is, it typically is mentioned as a quick aside rather than the main focus. What if the reason we’re … more »

Ready to transform your life? View Our Memberships