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Low Carb/High Protein Pancakes Recipe

Start your day with a power-packed breakfast that’s both delicious and nutritious with these Low Carb/High Protein Pancakes. Perfect for a post-workout meal, a weekend brunch, or any morning when you need an extra boost of energy, these pancakes offer the perfect balance of carbs and protein to keep you fueled and satisfied. The combination of oats, eggs, and whey protein makes for a fluffy, hearty pancake, while the addition of cacao gives it a rich, chocolatey flavor. Did you know that whey protein not only helps with muscle repair but also keeps you feeling full longer? Dive into this guilt-free treat and enjoy every bite!

Low Carb/High Protein Pancakes

Low Carb/High Protein Pancakes

A deliciously healthy way to start your day, perfect for any occasion.


  • 20 grams oats
  • 1 egg
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 scoop whey protein
  • 5 grams cacao powder
  • Sweetener to taste
  • 7 grams baking powder


  1. In a blender or food processor, blend the oats until they become a fine flour.
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine the oat flour, whey protein, cacao powder, and baking powder.
  3. In another bowl, whisk together the egg, egg whites, and sweetener.
  4. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and mix until well combined.
  5. Heat a non-stick skillet over medium heat and lightly grease with cooking spray or a small amount of butter.
  6. Pour small amounts of batter onto the skillet to form pancakes. Cook until bubbles form on the surface and the edges look set, then flip and cook until golden brown.
  7. Serve warm with your favorite toppings. Suggested: peanut butter and half a banana.

Breakdown of Ingredients and Average Carb Content

  • Oats: 14g carbs per 20 grams
  • Egg: 0.6g carbs per large egg
  • Egg whites: 0.3g carbs for 2 egg whites
  • Whey protein: 2g carbs per scoop
  • Cacao powder: 1.5g carbs per 5 grams
  • Sweetener: 0g carbs (varies by type)
  • Baking powder: 0.3g carbs per 7 grams
  • Peanut butter: 4g carbs per tablespoon (optional)
  • Banana: 11g carbs per half banana (optional)

Total carbs per serving (approx. 1-2 servings): around 18.7g (without toppings)


Enjoy the perfect start to your day with these Low Carb/High Protein Pancakes. They’re quick to make, incredibly satisfying, and packed with nutrients to keep you going strong. Whether you top them with peanut butter and banana or your own favorite keto-friendly toppings, these pancakes are sure to become a breakfast staple. Indulge in the deliciousness and power through your day with energy and enthusiasm!

Credit to drtchami on Reddit

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