Bodybuilder Pancakes

Try these pancakes made with healthy substitutions if you've got brunch on the brain.

Body Builder Pancakes
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Pancakes are typically associated with carb binges and post-breakfast naps. These three-ingredient pancakes, however, are loaded with protein and fiber, and help keep you satisfied all morning long.

Nutrition information (per serving)

Calories: 284; protein: 29g; fat: 3g; carbs: 37g; sugar: 6g

Recipe and photo by Christy Brissette, M.S., R.D., of 80 Twenty Nutrition.

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Prep time

5 min.

Cook time

5 min.

  • 1 tsp avocado oil spray
  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 3/4 cup egg whites
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • For the topping:
  • 2 Tbsp Greek yogurt
  • 1 lemon, zested
  • 1 cup berries
  • 3 mint leaves

Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Spray with your avocado oil or other cooking spray.

Add the oats, egg whites, and cinnamon to your blender. Blend until the oats are smooth, and you have a batter. Pour into your skillet.

Once bubbles start to form in your pancake and the edges firm up (about 2 1/2 minutes), flip your pancake. Cook for another 2½ minutes or so, or until the bottom is golden brown.

Add on your toppings and enjoy.