Vanilla protein pancakes with fresh seasonal fruit

Avoid the boring breakfast trap by whipping up a batch of these delicious pancakes from Fresh Fitness Food.

Photography by Fresh Fitness Foods

Kicking off your day with a hit of protein is a must for runners. Not only will it help repair your hard-working muscles, but it'll keep you full right up until lunch. These protein pancakes, created by Fresh Fitness Food nutritionist Georgia Bellas, will do the trick - plus you'll pack in a serving of fruit as well!


Ingredients

1 egg

30g vanilla whey protein

1 tsp baking powder (gluten-free if necessary)

50g flour (gluten-free if necessary)

50ml almond milk

1 banana

Coconut oil, to cook

Topping

2 tbsp quark

20g strawberry whey protein powder

5 raspberries

Fresh fruit salad (use seasonal fruits of your choice)

2 tbsp chopped nuts


1/ Blend the egg, vanilla whey protein, baking powder, flour, almond milk and banana together until smooth.

2/ Heat a non-stick pan and brush with coconut oil.

3/ Using a ladle, spoon the batter mix into the heated pan, cook until small bubbles appear on the surface and flip to cook the other side.

4/ Whip the fresh raspberries, strawberry protein powder and quark together.

5/ Pour quark mix over the pancakes and fresh fruit, top with the chopped nuts.


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