High Protein Oatmeal Pancakes

High Protein Oatmeal Pancakes

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Ingredients:

  • 1 cup fat-free milk (or water)
  • ¾ cup oatmeal (uncooked quick oats)
  • ¾ cup oatmeal flour
  • 1 scoop low-carb vanilla whey protein (about 26 grams of whey protein)
  • 1 tsp. baking powder (optional)
  • ¼ tsp. salt (optional)
  • 4 large egg whites
  • ½ tsp. cinnamon, ground

Directions:

  • Reserve the ¾ cup quick oats in a small bowl
  • Mix all remaining dry ingredients together and set aside.
  • Using a hand mixer, beat egg whites into a thick foam (about 2 minutes) and set aside.
  • Heat milk (or water) and pour into a medium-sized bowl.
  • Quickly stir in quick oats. Mixture will be the consistency of thin oatmeal.
  • Stir the remaining dry ingredients into quick oats/hot milk (or water) mixture
  • Fold egg white foam into oatmeal mixture; blend well.
  • Batter will be thicker than regular pancake batter.
  • Spray a skillet with nonstick cooking spray and cook pancakes until browned on both sides.
  • Serve with sugar-free pancake syrup
  • 373 calories
  • 33 grams protein
  • 50 grams carbs
  • 6 grams fat
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