Looking for some new healthy breakfast ideas that your whole family will love? These Protein Crepes should help you out! This easy crepe recipe is a great alternative to the real thing, takes just a few minutes to prep, and is packed with diet friendly macros.
Start this one by taking out either a blend or food processor and turning 1/2 cup of rolled oats into oat flour by simply blending or processing it until it looks like flour. If you don’t have either, here’s the food processor I’ve been using lately.
Add your homemade oat flour into a large mixing bowl followed by 2 tablespoons of flaxseed meal, 1/2 teaspoon of ground cinnamon, 1 scoop of a vanilla protein powder, 1/2 cup of fat free cottage cheese or Greek yogurt, 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract, 1 ripe banana, and 4 large egg whites or 3/4 cup of liquid egg whites.
Pro tip? Change up the flavor of your protein crepes by using other flavors for your protein powder!
Mix all of those ingredients together until your protein crepes mix is smooth. I like using a hand mixer to do this but a whisk will work just as good with a little effort!
Did you know that flaxseed meal is a great cheap source of healthy fats, fiber, and protein?
Take out a stovetop pan or griddle, turn your burner on low-medium heat, and coat it with some non-stick cooking spray.
Once whatever you’re using heats up add some of your mix into it. Less mix will make a thinner crepe and more mix will make a thicker crepe (more like a pancake).
Cook your protein crepes for around 2-3 minutes a side depending on how big you made them. I made 5 protein crepes today.
Remove your crepes from the heat and optionally top them! Some of my favorites?
- Cool whip
- Light whipped cream
- Sugar free syrups
- Fresh fruit
- Crushed up nuts
- Cocoa powder
- Ground cinnamon
Let us know what creative ways you top yours in the comments below.
Pair these crepes with some Iced Coffee Protein Shake!
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- 1 Scoop Protein Powder - Vanilla
- ½ Cup Rolled Oats
- 2 Tablespoons Flaxseed Meal
- ½ Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
- ½ Cup Cottage Cheese - Fat Free (or Greek Yogurt)
- ½ Banana
- ¾ Cup Liquid Egg Whites - 12 Tablespoons (or 4 Large Egg Whites)
- 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
- Blend or process your Rolled Oats until they look like flour
- Combine all of your ingredients into a large bowl
- Mix everything together
- Take out a large stovetop pan, turn your burner on Low-Medium heat, and spray your pan with some non-stick cooking spray
- Pour some of your mix in once your pan heats
- Cook each crepe for 2-3 minutes per side
- Calories: 573
- Fat: 9g
- Saturated Fat: 1g
- Sodium: 620mg
- Carbs: 54g
- Fiber: 10g
- Sugar: 16g
- Protein: 69g
These crepes are really good. Thanks for sharing.
Hi Derek, these crepes were yet another awesome breakfast recipe. You might want to consider putting in directions to blend the oats into flour in the body above. The first time I made these I didn’t watch the video and made clumpy crepes!