October 30th, 2008
Try My High-Protein Pumpkin Pancakes!
Happy Halloween! I’m going to do my due diligence today to help you avoid the candy dish and other Halloween – Thanksgiving temptations by giving you a delicious healthy alternative! Try this treat: High protein pumpkin pancakes (aka “pumpcakes”). Enjoy!
Tom Venuto’s “pumpcakes” (pumpkin pancakes)
7.5 oz (212 g) of canned pumpkin
1/3 cup (27 g) oatmeal dry
1/3 cup (40 g) multigrain or whole wheat pancake mix
1 scoop (26 g) vanilla (or plain) protein powder
4 egg whites
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 tsp nutmeg
1 tsp ground ginger
2 tsp cinnamon
Sweetener (brown sugar, stevia or splenda): Optional
Yield: makes 2 large (5 inch wide) pancakes
Nutrition information for 2 pancakes, unsweetened
Protein: 44.1 g.
Carbs: 69.7 g.
Fat: 5 g.
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