Quick and easy low carb pancakes, made with protein powder. Blend these Low Carb Keto Banana Nut Protein Pancakes to get them nice and fluffy.
The solution to your pancake cravings on keto: Low Carb Keto Banana Nut Protein Pancakes
I love a good pancake recipe. Like REALLY love. I’m talking breakfast, lunch and dinner kind of love. If I’m honest, I love to eat my pancakes smothered with peanut butter and low carb maple syrup. YUM! It’s like dessert and breakfast all wrapped into one.
Variations of keto protein pancakes
There are so many different low carb pancake variations floating around: protein powder pancakes, cream cheese pancakes, almond flour pancakes, coconut flour pancakes and more. Did I sound a little but like Bubba Gump there?
But between all these, how do you choose? Honestly, I think it is just a matter of personal preference. Personally, I like most of the variations, with the cream cheese pancakes being pretty close to the top of the list. But then again, I also really love eggs, so the eggy texture of cream cheese pancakes appeals to me. I’m not really a fan of almond flour pancakes as I have never tried a variation that felt light and fluffy and didn’t have a gritty texture. When done right, coconut flour pancakes seem to be my favorite variation. I’ve had a couple recipes that came pretty darn close to the real thing.
The best protein powder for Low Carb Keto Banana Nut Protein Pancakes
One of my favorite things about this recipe is how easy it is. Just through it all together and blend. No fuss, no muss, no big mess. Just mix and pour! For this keto pancake recipe I used Rootz Paleo Protein Superfood Chocolate Banana Nut Protein Powder. You can’t taste any chocolate in this recipe, but the delicious flavors of low carb banana nut bread shine through. I haven’t yet tried this recipe as a low carb waffle recipe, but if you do, let me know. I bet it would work out great. Protein powder waffles might just have to be my breakfast for tomorrow.
Looking for nut-free keto pancakes?
This recipe is a great alternative for those looking for a low carb pancake recipe free of nut flours. Many people have a nut allergy or simply do not like the taste and texture of either coconut flour or almond flour. These protein powder pancakes are a great substitution. The use of the protein powder makes them light and fluffy, while still keeping them gluten free and nut flour free. Do you have a favorite low carb pancake recipe? I’d love to hear about it.
Must-have ingredients for keto protein pancakes: protein powder and sugar free maple syrup
- Of course, you can’t have pancakes without maple syrup. My favorite keto maple syrup is from Lakanto — the flavor is spot on. You can get some – HERE
- The essential ingredient in these protein pancakes is, of course, protein powder. I recommend this Rootz Nutrition protein powder, because it has the perfect banana nut flavor, and you can’t beat the ingredients.
Let’s talk more about the Post-Workout Paleo Protein Superfood in Chocolate Banana Nut Flavor. It has minimal ingredients, is low carb, keto friendly, gluten free, dairy free, paleo, soy free, non-gmo, no artificial ingredients and no added color. You can grab some here.
Like I said, it can be really hard to find a low carb keto protein powder. Especially one that actually tastes good. I love that the flavor on this is subtle, without being overly sweet, but yet it holds up on it’s own without adding anything besides your favorite non dairy milk. When I mix up a shaker bottle to drink after my workout, I usually just mix it with coconut milk or cashew milk. BUT, my favorite way to drink it is as a Low Carb Cold Brew Protein Shake Smoothie. You’ll find that awesome deliciousness below, but first let me tell you a little but more about the protein powder.
From their site: “Our Paleo Protein-Superfood contains egg white protein, hemp protein, and sacha inchi protein, combined with a blend of all natural superfoods to provide delicious post-workout nutrition that promotes the growth of lean muscle mass and overall health. This product contains only the cleanest ingredients available, and can be consumed as a post-workout protein shake or as a complete low calorie meal replacement at any time during the day. The Paleo Protein-Superfood contains a full spectrum of nutrients that will rejuvenate your body and get you ready for your next workout.”
Ingredients: This product features four different blends that work together to provide the most complete post-workout nutritional product available.
- Protein Blend: Egg White Protein, Sacha Inchi Protein, Hemp Protein
- Electrolyte Blend: Coconut, Banana
- Superfood Blend: Chia Seeds, Flax Seeds, Maca Root, Bee Pollen, Acai, Goji Berries, Blueberries, Royal Jelly
- Green Detox Blend: Spirulina, Chlorella, Kale, Spinach, Broccoli
- Other Ingredients: Natural Chocolate Extract, Natural Vanilla Extract, Stevia Leaf, Cinnamon, Natural Sea Salt
In addition to these Low Carb Keto Banana Nut Protein Pancakes, check out some of my other favorite keto breakfast recipes:
- Creamy Herbed Bacon and Egg Skillet
- Corned Beef Hash Breakfast Skillet
- Keto Eggs Benedict Casserole
- Taco Breakfast Skillet
- French Toast Egg Puffs
- Keto Banana Nut Protein Pancakes
- Keto Pizza Eggs
Low Carb Keto Banana Nut Protein Pancakes
Check out my favorite Sugar-Free Maple Syrup – HERE
- Prep Time: 5 minutes
- Cook Time: 25 minutes
- Total Time: 30 minutes
- Yield: 8 Pancakes (4 to 5 inches) 1x
- Combine all ingredients in a high powder blender. Pulse until all ingredients are creamy and well combined. You may need to scrape down the sides with a rubber spatula and pulse again to make sure everything is completely mixed.
- Brush a large non-stick skillet or griddle pan with butter and heat over medium-low heat. Once the pan is hot, add 1/4 cup of the batter and cook until it is bubbly on top and golden brown on the bottom, about 3 minutes. Flip and cook the other side until it is golden brown, about 2-3 minutes. Repeat this process until all the batter is gone.
Net Carbs: 0.8g
- Serving Size: 1 Pancake
- Calories: 85
- Fat: 5.4g
- Carbohydrates: 1.8g
- Fiber: 1g
- Protein: 7.4g
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