Is there even a better way to start your day besides Protein Pancakes? They are also great as a post-workout snack. This sweet and savoury classic is made as a healthier version of the traditional pancake, but still offers the light and fluffy texture that we all love. These protein-infused pancakes will be sure to leave you full and satisfied.

Power Protein Pancakes (or waffles) – Gluten Free

Prep time: 15 mins

Cook Time: 3-5 mins

Serves: 4-6


  • 1 cup gluten-free flour blend
  • 2/3 cup ISO protein powder (of your choice) – Vanilla flavor is recommended.
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp xanthan gum
  • ¾ tsp salt
  • 2 cups unsweetened almond milk
  • 2 large eggs, separated
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted (Use margarine or coconut oil for dairy-free option)
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract


  • Whisk dry ingredients (flour, protein, baking powder, xanthan gum and salt) in a large bowl to blend.
  • Whisk almond milk, vanilla extract and egg yolks in medium bowl to blend.
  • Blend almond milk mixture into dry ingredients.
  • Stir in melted butter until smooth.
  • Beat egg whites in a separate bowl until soft peaks form.
  • Fold egg whites into batter in 2 additions.
  • Spoon small to medium amounts of batter onto a hot and well-greased frying pan.
  • Cook one side until ‘bubbles’ form, about 2-3 minutes, and then flip to cook raw side, check underside with spatula and fry until golden brown and cooked through, about 1-2 mins.
  • Transfer to serving dish.
  • Serve warm with syrup and mixed field berries.

*This batter can be used in a waffle iron to make delicious protein waffles!


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