Dr Oz: Banana Cinnamon Pancakes & Strawberries + Cream Pancakes Recipe

Dr. Oz: Strawberries & Cream Protein Pancakes Recipe

Dr. Oz asked home cooks to send in their recipes for pancakes that are low in carbs and high in protein, so we can eat our favorite breakfast foods without the guilt. In third place was Valerie, with her Strawberries and Cream Protein Pancakes recipe, which had 10 grams of protein and cut carbs by 64 percent.

Ingredients

Dr Oz: Banana Cinnamon Pancakes & Strawberries + Cream Pancakes Recipe

Dr. Oz shared healthier pancake recipes, including Strawberries and Cream Protein Pancakes. (TopVectors / Shutterstock.com)

  • 3/4 Scoop Protein Powder (Regular, Strawberry, or Vanilla)
  • 4 Egg Whites
  • 1/3 Cup Raw Oats
  • 1 Tablespoon Unsweetened Almond Milk
  • 1/4 Cup Strawberries

Directions

  1. Mix together the protein powder, egg whites, raw oats, and almond milk.
  2. Spray a skillet with cooking spray and bring to medium heat, then pour in the batter. Once the pancake bubbles on top and the pancake starts to brown (about 30 seconds to 1 minute), flip it. Both sides should be a nice shade of golden brown when it’s finished.
  3. Top with strawberries! Alternatively, you could cut up the strawberries and add them to the batter from the beginning for extra deliciousness.

Dr. Oz: Banana Cinnamon Protein Pancakes Recipe

Denise was in second place with her Banana Cinnamon Protein Pancakes recipe, which has 12 grams of protein and reduced carbs by 59 percent. Check it out:

Ingredients

  • 1/2 Scoop Vanilla Protein Powder
  • 1 Egg
  • 2 Egg Whites
  • 1 Small Ripe Banana
  • 1/4 Cup Greek Yogurt
  • 2 Pinches Cinnamon

Directions

  1. Mix together the banana, protein powder, egg, cinnamon, egg whites, and Greek yogurt.
  2. Spray a skillet with cooking spray and bring to medium heat. Pour in the mixture and cook until the top starts to bubble and brown (about 30 seconds to 1 minute), then flip. The pancake is done when it’s a nice shade of golden brown.
  3. Enjoy!

Dr. Oz: Peanut Butter Protein Pancakes Recipe

But the winner was Dawn, with her Peanut Butter Protein Pancakes, who won the coveted Golden Spatula Award. Her recipe had 12 grams of protein and a 67 percent reduction of carbohydrates. Hers had more calories, but the trade-off was nice for the amount of protein in it.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 Scoop Protein Powder
  • 1/4 Cup Cottage Cheese
  • 1/4 Cup Raw Oats
  • 1 Tablespoon Peanut Butter
  • 5 Almonds
  • 1/2 Cup Egg Whites

Directions

  1. Mix together the protein powder, cottage cheese, raw oats, peanut butter, almonds, and egg whites.
  2. Spray a skillet with cooking spray and bring to medium heat. Pour in the mixture and cook until the top starts to bubble and brown (about 30 seconds to 1 minute), then flip. The pancake is done when it’s a nice shade of golden brown.
  3. Enjoy!

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