The Cookbook: Protein Pancakes


Protein pancakes are the standard choice of snack for gainers as they’re tasty, filling and relatively easy to make. We’ll be taking you through what you need and how you can sit down and enjoy a set of well-earned protein pancakes at your next snackful sitting. The high-protein and low calorie option is the choice and making of Toby Craze @eatwithcraze, so make sure to check out his instagram for more useful nutrition information and tips!


  • 50g pancake mix of your choice
  • 50g whey protein of your choice - Preferably vanilla 
  • 3 bacon medallions (optional)
  • 60g 0% fat Greek yogurt
  • 50g egg whites
  • 50ml unsweetened almond milk/soy milk
  • A drop of vanilla extract
  • Sweetener (optional)
  • 0 Calorie maple syrup or an alternative low calorie/low sugar topping (optional)
  • Fruits of your choice to add (optional)
  • 1Kcal per spray cooking oil spray 


  • Preheat a pan with oil 
  • Mix all the ingredients in a large bowl or alternatively a blender (excluding the bacon, syrup and fruits) to form the pancake mix 
  • Cook your pancakes on a medium-high level for approximately 45 seconds on each side (the formation of air bubbles signals that they are ready to be flipped)
  • Keep your pancakes aside in a warm environment i.e. an oven 
  • Fry your bacon medallions 
  • Add the bacon to your pancake stack alongside any toppings and additional sides and enjoy


Calories: 450

Protein: 68g

Carbohydrates: 22g

Fat: 9g