Vanilla Whey Pancakes

Vanilla Whey Pancakes

While experimenting in the kitchen the other morning, I seemed to have concocted something worth sharing. While I must admit that for a brief period of time, I was singing my own praises for this new heavenly breakfast treat I had just created, my bubble was burst once I Googled “vanilla whey pancakes”. Nonetheless, if you love breakfast food like I do, you definitely need to try these. They are loaded with protein and taste great! I will give you the healthy version for your workout days, and my doctored up version for cheat days. Make sure all ingredients are mixed well in a blender or bowl before pouring onto the frying pan.

Vanilla Whey Pancakes (Healthy Version)


  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup egg whites
  • 1/2 cup of vanilla whey protein (I recommend Whey Stronger 2.0 Vanilla from Poliquin Group)
  • 1/4 cup coconut flour (this can be substituted with almond or quinoa flour)
  • 1/4 cup coconut milk (this can be substituted with almond milk)
  • 1/4 cup Greek vanilla yogurt
  • 1 banana
  • 2 tablespoons of sugar free or low sugar syrup


Vanilla Whey Pancakes (Cheat Day Version)

All of the ingredients listed above plus:

  • 1 tablespoons imitation vanilla flavor
  • 1 tablespoons light butter, butter, or margarine
  • 1 tablespoons light sour cream or sour cream
  • 1-2 tablespoons sugar or sweetener


This dish can be served plain or with fruit and syrup. Enjoy!

Yours In Health,

Coach Brian Donovan

Winner of Chicago Reader magazine’s “Best Personal Trainer” award,
Best Of Chicago 2014 edition. Available for personal training in the Chicago neighborhoods of Andersonville, Bucktown, and Lakeshore East.

Vanilla Whey Pancakes