Power Up Your Pancakes

Power Up Your Pancakes

Give your flapjacks a protein boost using these five delicious recipes.

I love a good breakfast, regardless of what time of day it is – morning, afternoon or evening (the latter two especially because I've been following an intermittent fasting plan lately). Eggs are one of the best sources of protein you can find, so that's usually the foundation of the meal. But I also enjoy pancakes, provided I'm not dropping carbs with a photo shoot approaching or something like. One thing I've discovered since creating JYM Supplement Science is that Pro JYM, my blended protein powder, goes really well with pancake mix.

The rest of the JYM Army has discovered this, too. And to be honest, I'm not that creative when it comes to pancake recipes. But one JYM Army member is – Justin Kamb. I recently asked Justin to share some of his favorite pancake recipes with the rest of the JYM Army, and he came through with four delicious, protein-packed meals.

Check out Justin's pancake recipes below, with just one caveat: Make sure it fits your marcos, as some tend to be a little high in carbohydrates. You can find my recommended macronutrient guidelines for getting lean in my Dieting 101 article. If a recipe you want to try exceeds your macros and is higher in calories than you'd like, either split it with someone else or cut all ingredient amounts in half.

Enjoy!

Power Pancake Recipe #1

Ingredients

Directions

Add water or milk for consistency, cook on griddle, and top with calorie-free Walden Farm pancake syrup. If you want have them post-workout (where some extra sugar is not only...

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