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Pumpkin Protein Pancakes: A Healthy Recipe for the Fall

Written on November 1, 2013 at 7:12 am, by Eric Cressey

It seems that every single week, at least one Cressey Performance client asks me if I have a good protein pancake recipe. And, with it being fall, they want to get pumpkin included in the recipe.  Luckily, CP office manager Brittany Breault is a healthy cooking aficionado, and kindly offered to share her recipe with all of you.  She calls them "Spring into Fall Pumpkin Protein Pancakes."


You'll only need seven ingredients to pull together this tasty recipe:


1. Put the ingredients into blender or food processor and blend until smooth.

2. Heat up a skillet or pan and spray with non-stick spray. Pour the batter onto skillet, and cook!

This recipe makes 2-3 normal sized pancakes, so you can double the quantities listed above if you'd like to make a larger batch. You can also add some carob chips if you'd like to sweeten up the taste a little bit, or even plug in some raisins if you're an athlete looking for extra calories.

Of course, use moderation with syrup, or opt for a sugar-free option or different topping.  Enjoy!

Looking for other healthy recipes?  I'd highly recommend Dave Ruel's Metabolic Cooking, a resource consisting of over 250 awesome recipes for eating healthy.



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4 Responses to “Pumpkin Protein Pancakes: A Healthy Recipe for the Fall”

  1. Kiersten Mueller Says:

    Paleo Pumpkin Pancakes:

    1 large can of pumpkin
    1/2 c coconut flour
    6 eggs
    1tsp ginger
    2tsp cinnamon
    1T vanilla
    1c cashew butter (almond butter may be substituted)
    1 1/2 tsp baking soda
    You may need to add more coconut flour to the batter if it is too runny. Also, 2 scoops protein powder may be added (my favorite is NOW natural vanilla) Mix well and put on medium griddle. These take a while to cook, so be patient. Spices are variable as well. Recipe may be halved. Enjoy!

  2. Eric Cressey Says:

    Great stuff, Kiersten!

  3. Eric Bach Says:

    Thanks for sharing Eric, I love bringing pumpkin back into my diet this time of year. I’ll give these a shot.

  4. Georges Says:

    Thanks for the recipe Eric. These sound delicious. Most importantly variety is what keeps me on track. Otherwise I tend to get bored eating the same stuff which ultimately serves to kill my diet.

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