Healthy Recipe of the Week: Protein Pumpkin Oatmeal Pancakes

Do not be mistaken: These are not your average mix-from-a-box pancakes that leave you feeling sluggish in the afternoon. These are protein pumpkin oatmeal pancakes, which have 30 grams of protein and over 7 grams of fiber, making this dish a breakfast to write home about.

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  • Prep time: 5 mins
  • Cook time: 10 mins
  • Total time: 15 mins
Serves: 1
  • 40 grams (or ½ cup) oatmeal
  • 6 egg whites
  • 90 grams pumpkin pure (about ¼ cup)
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp pumpkin spice
  • a splash of vanilla extract
  1. Grind the oatmeal first by using a coffee grinder, magic bullet or a blender (I used the magic bullet)
  2. Add the rest of the ingredients and blend again.
  3. Set a non stick pan to medium heat and spray with cooking spray.
  4. Cook each side for about a minute.
  5. Depending on the size of your pan it could make from 3 large pancakes to 5 smaller ones like mine.