5-Ingredient Pumpkin Protein Pancakes

Who else loves Autumn besides me? It is my FAVORITE time of year, and I have no judgements when pumpkin everything comes out in September, because I LOVE it! I made these decadent pancakes this morning and absolutely need to share! Feel free to get creative with toppings too–next time I plan to mix vanilla extract and sugar free maple syrup with some plain greek yogurt as a topping!

Macros: (2 pancakes w/ no toppings) 182cal, 8g fat, 10g carb, 22g protein

 

Ingredients (this makes 4 servings):

-2tbs butter for frying

-4 egg whites

-1c pumpkin puree

-2c vanilla protein powder

-1tsp pumpkin pie spice

-1tsp baking powder

Topping ideas:

-Greek yogurt

-Shredded coconut

-Almond butter

-Pumpkin seeds

-Chopped nuts

-Maple syrup

Directions: 

-Mix all ingredients together in large bowl (except toppings)

-Melt butter in frying pan over medium heat

-Add in pancake batter to reach desired size (total recipe makes 4 servings)

-Cook 5 ish minutes one side and flip

-Make sure pancake is cooked all the way through, then remove from heat

-Add toppings and enjoy! OR put in air tight container and store in the freezer or refrigerator until ready to eat