Brighten Up Any Morning With Blueberry Protein Pancakes

Brighten Up Any Morning With Blueberry Protein Pancakes

What’s better than pancakes for breakfast? Protein pancakes! Not only will these protein pancakes keep you fuller longer, but the added boost from Ladder Whey Protein or Ladder Plant Protein also makes them an awesome part of a post-workout morning meal. Every serving of these pancakes delivers 14 grams of protein and eight grams of fiber to kickstart your day.

The recipe calls for spelt flour, which is a whole grain but not gluten-free. If you follow a gluten-free diet or have a different dietary need, swap in your favorite flour alternative.

Whether you choose chocolate or vanilla protein to make these protein pancakes is up to you. Both of them work well in this recipe, and changing it up can help prevent your meal-prep routine from feeling stale.

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Blueberry Protein Pancake Ingredients

(Makes 4 servings)

  • 1 Tbsp. (unsalted) organic grass-fed butter
  • 14 oz. unsweetened almond milk (approx. 1¾ cups)
  • 1 tsp. honey (or maple syrup)
  • 2 cups whole spelt flour
  • 1 packet Ladder Whey Protein (or Ladder Vanilla Plant Protein)
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • ¾ tsp. sea salt (or Himalayan salt)
  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 2 cups fresh blueberries

Pro tip: How you top your pancakes can make or break your nutrition goals. At breakfast, skip the syrup (or drizzle a small amount of pure maple syrup on top) and stick with the natural sweetness of blueberries. Or opt for one of these toppings instead:

  • Fresh blackberries. raspberries, or strawberries
  • Sliced apples, pears. or peaches
  • Peanut butter (spread on top or thinned with a little almond milk)
  • Ground cinnamon
  • Greek yogurt
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Blueberry Protein Pancakes

Enjoy this high-protein version of the classic breakfast staple! These pancakes are naturally sweetened with fresh blueberries, and you can top them with some of your favorite fruits!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Resting Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 320 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. (unsalted) organic grass-fed butter
  • 14 oz. unsweetened almond milk (approx. 1¾ cups)
  • 1 tsp. honey (or maple syrup)
  • 2 cups whole spelt flour
  • 1 packet Ladder Vanilla Whey Protein (or Ladder Vanilla Plant Protein)
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • ¾ tsp. sea salt (or Himalayan salt)
  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 2 cups fresh blueberries

Instructions

  1. Place butter in a microwave-safe mixing bowl; microwave on high for 20 seconds, or until melted.

  2. Add almond milk and honey to butter; whisk to combine.

  3. Add flour, Ladder Whey Protein (or Ladder Plant Protein), baking soda, cinnamon, and salt to a medium mixing bowl; stir to combine. Make a well in center of dry ingredients; pour wet ingredients into well. Stir just until incorporated. Let batter rest to thicken for 5 to 10 minutes.

  4. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat; lightly coat with spray.

  5. Pour ¼ cup batter per pancake into skillet (do not overcrowd); cook for 2 to 3 minutes, or until bubbles begin to form all around surface. Flip; cook for an additional 1 to 2 minutes, or until golden on bottom. Remove to a serving plate; repeat with remaining batter. Evenly divide pancakes among 4 serving plates. Top each plate with ½ cup blueberries. Serve warm.

Recipe Notes

Feel free to substitute sliced pears, sliced peaches, sliced apples, more cinnamon, or Greek yogurt for the blueberries!

The Nutrition Facts box below provides estimated nutritional information for this recipe.

Nutrition Facts
Blueberry Protein Pancakes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 320 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 14mg5%
Sodium 821mg36%
Carbohydrates 53g18%
Fiber 8g33%
Sugar 10g11%
Protein 14g28%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Photography by Anguel Dimov, AB Creative

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