Protein First: Pancakes for Gains


Breakfast for Lifters

These 'cakes are packed with protein and flavor. Here’s how to make them.

Pancakes are a dessert. No foolin’. Flour, sugar, vegetable oil… all the same crap. But not these pancakes. They’re made with MD Protein (Buy at Amazon) and other muscle-building ingredients.

Here’s Dani to show you how to make 'em:

High-Protein Pancakes



  1. Add all the ingredients (except the optional blueberries) to a blender and let it rip.
  2. Heat up a pan and spray it with coconut oil.
  3. Pour all the batter into the pan for one big pancake or divide in half for two smaller pancakes. Cook for about two minutes, then flip. The second side won’t take as long as the first, so keep an eye on it.

*Optional: Plop a few blueberries, sliced strawberries, bananas, or walnuts onto the batter after you pour it into the pan. A dash of cinnamon is delicious, too.

Calories & Macros

  • Yield 2 pancakes
  • Total Calories 223
  • Protein 40g
  • Carbs 10g (3g fiber)
  • Fat 3g


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BTW, this works great for waffles, too. Just don’t overfill your waffle iron like I did here:

You’ll get 2-3 waffles from the same pancake recipe. And here’s another waffle variation.

And here’s the pancake recipe with bananas and cinnamon. Just leave out the blueberries and add those to the batter as it cooks, then flip.

Can we just order some? Might save some time…

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Mail order pancakes as a side-hustle? I’ll get Dani on that! :grinning:

There are some protein-pancake box mixes available, but the protein quality is iffy and you still have to buy a few ingredients to add to them. This version is made with high-quality protein and actually ends of cheaper than the boxed stuff.

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This is what I was thinking. I’ve seen the ‘other ones’ in the store…

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Sorry I missed this. I’m on my way!

Outstanding! Can’t wait

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