Carrot Cake Protein Pancakes

If you like carrot cake and you like pancakes then you’re going to LOVE this quick, healthy, AND delicious Carrot Cake Protein Pancakes.

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Yeild:

Servings (about 3 pancakes)3

SmartPoints4

Ingredients :
  • 1/4 cup Plain or vanilla protein powder
  • 1/2 cup Plain low fat Greek yogurt (or plain vanilla yogurt)
  • 1/2 tsp Cinnamon
  • Pinch Ground ginger and nutmeg [1]
  • Pinch Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Baking powder
  • 2 Egg whites
  • 1 cup Old fashioned oats (gluten free if sensitive)
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • 2-4 Packets of stevia, (or sweetener of choice to taste)
  • 1/2 cup Carrots, chopped fine (these will be blended into the batter)
  • 1/4 cup Carrots, grated (these will be stirred into the batter)
  • Optional: 2 tbs walnuts, chopped, 2 tbs golden raisins
  • Optional Cream Cheese Frosting:
  • 1/2 cup (4oz) Low fat cream cheese, softened in the microwave for 30 seconds
  • 1/4 cup Low sugar or sugar free maple syrup
  • Dash Cinnamon and stevia (or to taste)
Preparation
– The estimated total time to make this recipe is 15-20 minutes
– Put all of the ingredients in a blender, (except for 1/4 cup grated carrots and the optional add-ins), and blend until smooth! Stir in the additional grated carrots and optional add-ins (if desired).
– Meanwhile, heat a nonstick griddle (or large nonstick skillet) coated with cooking spray over medium heat. Spoon about 1/4 cup of batter per pancake onto griddle. Turn pancakes over when tops are covered with bubbles and edges look cooked.
– To make the cream cheese frosting, whisk together the softened cream cheese, syrup, cinnamon and stevia in a small bowl until smooth. Drizzle over pancakes while warm if desired! Enjoy!
Nutritional Info :
  • Calories per Serving: 175
  • Fat: 2g
  • Saturated Fat: 0g Carbohydrates: 22g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Sugar: 3g
  • Protein: 18g
  • WWP+ (per serving)4
  • SmartPoints4

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