Patriotic Protein Pancakes


Happy 4th of July!  It’s going to be a great day.  First of all, I have the day off from work today.  Second, the morning started with Patriotic Protein Pancake, see recipe below.  And third, I’m buying a new laptop today!


I have had this old beast for the last …ummm… SIX years!  It is well past time for a new computer, especially now that I am blogging.   The plan is to hit up Best Buy, Costco and Fry’s,  so I can find the ultimate new computer.  Though, I’m leaning towards this beauty.

After laptop shopping, the Bear and I are going to catch the local fireworks show, which is never disappointing.


Thing 1 and Thing 2 even got a little festive for you guys!  Meaning they had to suffer through a mini photo op… though they never seem to mind.


Trader Joe’s was having a great sale on organic blueberries and raspberries the other day, so I bought a bunch.


As I mentioned above, I started the morning with Patriotic Protein Pancakes.  I first discovered protein pancakes from Brittany and have fallen in love with these breakfast delights.  However, I switched the recipe up a bit to make it a little tastier.

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Patriotic Protein Pancakes
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Serves: 1

  • 1 egg
  • 1 heaping tablespoon of brown rice protein powder
  • 1 tablespoon of Trader Joe’s Ground Blueberry Flax Seed
  • ½ banana, mashed
  • 1 sprinkle of cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon of unsweetened vanilla AlmondBreeze
  • Dollop of organic vanilla Greek yogurt
  • Handful of fresh blueberries and raspberries, or berries of choice

  1. In a medium bowl, combine egg, brown rice protein powder, flax seed, cinnamon, and AlmondBreeze until all the clumps are smooth.
  2. Mix in the mashed banana.
  3. On a skillet over medium head, pour the mixture.
  4. Heat for approximately 5 minutes.
  5. Flip the pancake and cook for another 3 minutes.
  6. Top the pancake with greek yogurt and berries.

Just a few action shots…

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Bubbles will appear in the batter when the pancake is ready to be flipped.

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I hope you all have a fantastic 4th of July!


What are your plans for Independence Day???

10 thoughts on “Patriotic Protein Pancakes

  1. Have a happy 4th of July. Your pancakes look yummy!!!!were having a quiet day fireworks from the back yard from the lake. Last night from the Storm Ballpark. Getting a new computer how nice. I’m still learning this one lol .your doggies look cute . L.U.

  2. That’s almost exactly the recipe I use for protein pancakes! Except I’m always starving and impatient, so a lot of the time they end up as protein-scrambled-mush. Not quite the same. :) Also, I’m super jealous of your new laptop…mine is seven+ years old and s-l-o-w. :)

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