Saturday, March 20, 2010

Chocolate Pancakes

What's better on a Saturday morning than yummy pancakes?!? So this morning I decided to whip up a batch of protein pancakes. To make the pancakes I used:

1/3 cup oatmeal
4 egg whites
1 scoop 100 calorie chocolate protein powder
1/2 banana

Blend the protein, oatmeal, egg whites, and banana in a bowl. Make sure the banana gets smashed and mixed in evenly. You can add a touch of Splenda and Cinnamon for some extra sweetness. Cook in a skillet with cooking oil like regular pancakes. Makes approx. 4 pancakes

I topped my pancakes with a container of Dannon Light and Fit Vanilla Yogurt and sliced, fresh strawberries.

Total Calories for the pancakes: 268

Total Calories w/ yogurt and strawberries: 369

In comparison, 4 chocolate chip pancakes from IHOP without syrup or extras is 900 calories!! (according to

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