5 Champion Breakfast Recipes to Start Your Day Right - Page 2

Nicole Crawford

Contributor - Women's, Family, and Kids' Fitness

Women's Fitness, Family and Kids


These aren't your grandma's pancakes. Not only are they grain-free and dairy-free, but they're also intended specifically for the athlete. Created by Steph Gaudreau, these pancakes pack a carbohydrate punch and are super easy to make. Steph gave the following tips for the cooking process:



To achieve a smooth batter, you’ll need to run the ingredients through a food processor, though a blender will also work.For an optional protein boost, add half a scoop of your protein powder of choice, but it’s definitely not a mandatory ingredient. The entire batch is approximately 130g carbs, 30g protein and 15g fat (not including cooking fat). This recipe makes approximately ten two-inch pancakes.


Plantain Protein Pancakes

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  • 2 ripe plantains
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 Tablespoon coconut flour
  • 1/2 scoop protein powder, optional
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • 1-2 Tablespoons coconut oil or your fat of choice



  1. Peel the plantains and cut them into large chunks. Load all the ingredients into a food processor. Run the processor until all the ingredients are smooth and a batter has formed.
  2. Heat a large skillet over medium-low heat. Add about 1 heaping teaspoon of coconut oil or your fat of choice to the pan and let it melt. Form pancakes using about 2 tablespoons of batter. Cook approximately 3 minutes on each side or until each side is golden brown. Repeat until all the batter is gone.
  3. Serve with fresh berries and a side of eggs and bacon for a complete breakfast.


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