Powerful Protein Pancakes with Organic Brown Rice Protein

Guest Post by Amy Sherman

I love a big, fluffy stack of buttermilk (chocolate chips please!) pancakes as much as the next person. But I reserve this for when I dine out. When I make pancakes at home, I try to balance things out with some lighter versions – gluten, dairy and sugar free yet still delicious.

Powerful Brown Rice Protein Pacakes - Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Sugar-Free! Perfect as a healthy, post-workout meal.

Healthier, homemade pancakes provide a good source of complex carbohydrates. For an extra nutritional boost, I have been adding North Coast Natural’s protein blends to my usual post-workout pancakes. Protein helps to repair our muscle fibers, build lean muscle and keep us feeling full.

Brown rice protein is a whole, vegan source that is considered to be the least allergenic of all proteins. A stack of these pancakes leave me feeling full and re-fuelled after a run or Crossfit workout. I hope you enjoy them too!

Powerful Brown Rice Protein Pacakes - Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Sugar-Free! Perfect as a healthy, post-workout meal.

Powerful Protein Pancakes
  • 1 tbsp North Coast Naturals Brown Rice Powder
  • 2 tbsp coconut flour
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ¼ cup mashed banana
  • ¼ cup liquid egg whites
  • ⅓ cup non-dairy milk (I used hemp milk)
  1. In a medium bowl, combine the brown rice powder, coconut flour and baking powder. In a separate bowl, combine the mashed banana, egg whites and milk.
  2. Add banana mixture to the dry mixture and mix well – until fully incorporated and set aside.
  3. Heat a large skillet/pan over low heat and grease with cooking spray.
  4. Once hot, use a spoon to drop batter into the skillet -- forming three large pancakes (about ¼ cup of batter for each).
  5. Cook on low for about 4 minutes – when you start to see the edges bubble and the underside turn golden brown it is ready to flip.
  6. Cook on the other side for another 3 minutes – until golden brown.
  7. Transfer to a plate, add your toppings and enjoy!

Amy Sherman of The Little Honey Bee Blog

Amy Sherman is the blogger behind The Little Honey Bee. She has a passion for running, bananas, peanut butter, and she strives to motivate others to embrace a healthy lifestyle. Amy’s blog is devoted to all things food and fitness, and learning to balance it all.

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