I think I’ve eaten pancakes 5 out of 7 days this week. Then only bad thing about this is that I’m soon to burn out on them.
I did that with overnight oats, I ate them for like, 2 months straight and now I don’t want to look at cold oats ever again (or at least for now).
The good thing with pancakes is that you can “healthify” them and they still taste good and you can make so many different variations.
Here’s my go-to pancake recipe. It’s just the base and you can add whatever you want to it! It’s inspired by Tone It Up’s protein pancake recipe.
- 1/2 banana, mashed
- 1 scoop Muscle Pharm Combat protein powder in vanilla
- 1 tbsp ground flaxseed
- 1/4 – 1/3 cup egg whites
- 1 tbsp almond milk (or regular)
- cinnamon, vanilla extract
Then I cook it in melted coconut oil on the stove to get it extra crispy and it adds a little more oomph so it’s not so dry tasting.
I’ll top it with the other half of the banana, some maple almond butter (always), and a little pure maple syrup.
It also tastes good with strawberries!
I’m going to experiment with a new flavor soon so I’ll blog about it when I figure it out… since I’m getting sick of the plain ‘ol plain ‘ol.
It’s great for pre-workout, too!
Speaking of, I’m off to hit a leg workout (get an early start to my week)… here’s what I’ll be doing:
- single leg deadlifts (tones your ass like no other)
- hack squats
- seated & standing calf raises
- hamstring curls
- abductor machine
- leg extensions