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Monday, April 18, 2011

Chocolate Protein Pancakes

If you are married to a muscle man, health nut like I am, you are constantly looking for recipes chock full of protein (but still tasty). I adapted this recipe from PB Fingers to create chocolate protein pancakes and wanted to share the recipe....

  • 1/3 cup cottage cheese 
  • 3 scoops chocolate peanut butter Muscle Milk Powder (or just regular chocolate flavor)
  • 4 egg whites
*these measurements made 4 good sized pancakes, 2 for me and 2 for my husband

The original recipe directed you to whip the 3 ingredients with an immersion blender and since I don't have one of those, I used my food processor/blender and that was a nightmare! The batter just got stuck down in the blade so if you don't have an immersion blender, just blend with a spoon, it worked fine!

(the batter is REALLY thick)

Cook on the stove top until batter is set. Please do not judge my pancake shaping abilities, so much for circular pancakes!

We always top our pancakes with peanut butter and honey...Jon even added some sliced banana...yum!


Ashley said...

haha ruthie! i skimmed over the pics before i read the post and totally thought your bowl mix was poop in a toilet bowl...i literally gasped in class haha. but its not so...just thought that was funny :) good luck blender shopping!

Ruthie Hart said...

HAHHA okay I am not THAT crazy....yet!

Unknown said...

I will definitely be trying these! Chocolate chip pancakes are the best, but these are obviously a much healthier option...thanks for sharing! :)

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