Pumpkin Protein Pancakes

Nothing says fall flavor like pumpkin. These pancakes are so easy to make with everyday ingredients. A stack of pancakes with the spice of the season will be a favorite at your next brunch. They are also a delightful taste on cold winter mornings!

Stack of homemade pumpkin pancakes.

Pumpkin Protein Pancakes

Product
Type
Calories
320
Ingredients
  • 2 scoops Herbalife Nutrition Protein Drink Mix, Vanilla*
  • ¾ cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice (or 1 ½ teaspoon cinnamon + ¼ tsp. ginger + ¼ teaspoon nutmeg)
  • 1 cup low-fat milk
  • ¾ cup canned pumpkin (not pumpkin pie filling)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon oil (canola)
  • 1 tablespoon honey
Instructions
  • Preheat griddle to 375 degrees.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together Protein Drink Mix, flour, baking powder, baking soda and spices. Set aside.
  • In a blender jar, blend together the milk, pumpkin, eggs, oil and honey until smooth. Pour over dry ingredients and whisk together just until dry ingredients are moistened. Batter will be thick.
  • Using a ¼ cup measuring cup, scoop up a scant ¼ cup of batter and pour onto heated griddle, spreading gently with a knife to about 3” diameter. Pancakes will be thick.
  • Cook for about 3 minutes, until nicely browned on the underside, then turn over and cook an additional 3 minutes until brown.

Makes 12 pancakes (3 servings, 4 pancakes per serving).

*Only when prepared as instructed on the product label does our product deliver the full nutrition benefits described on that label.

Nutrition Facts

Per serving (4 pancakes):

Calories:
320
Protein:
16g
Carbohydrates:
37g
Fat:
10g
Fiber:
2.5g
Susan Bowerman, M.S., RD, CSSD, CSOWM, FAND –Sr.Director, Worldwide Nutrition Education and Training

Susan BowermanM.S., RD, CSSD, CSOWM, FAND – Sr. Director, Worldwide Nutrition Education and Training

Susan Bowerman earned a B.S. in biology with distinction from the University of Colorado, and received her M.S. in food science and nutrition from Colorado State University. She is a registered dietitian, holds two board certifications from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics as a certified specialist in sports dietetics, and a certified specialist in obesity and weight management, and is a Fellow of the Academy.