PROTEIN Shamrock Pancakes Recipe (Bodybuilding)

Protein Shamrock Pancakes Recipe
Written by The Protein Chef

These quick, healthy, and delicious Protein Shamrock Pancakes with 74g of protein are a perfect way to start your Saint Patrick’s Day morning!

Here is the recipe:

  • 1/2 Cup (116g) Fat Free Cottage Cheese
  • 1 Large Egg
  • 2 Large Egg Whites
  • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Mint Extract
  • 1 1/2 Scoops (45g) Vanilla Protein Powder
  • 3/4 Cup (60g) Rolled Oats
  • 1 Tablespoon (15g) White Chocolate Chips
  • 1 Teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Salt
  • Couple Drops Green Food Coloring

Calories in the WHOLE recipe:

  • Calories: 662
  • Fat: 14g
  • Saturated Fat: 5g
  • Sodium: 774mg
  • Carbs: 60g
  • Fiber: 6g
  • Sugar: 19g
  • Protein: 74g

Combine all of your ingredients for your pancakes into either a food processor or blender. Process or blend everything together. Take out a stove top pan, turn your burner on Medium Heat, and then coat it with some non-stick cooking spray. Pour your mix in and cook each side of your pancake for around 2:00-3:00. Mouthgasm!

My hand mixer:

Affordable stove top pans (high quality too):


  • Top them with some Greek yogurt and green sprinkles!
  • Make your Greek yogurt green by adding in a couple drops of some green food coloring to it!

About the author

The Protein Chef

Derek Howes is a personal trainer and chef with over a decade of experience in the gym and kitchen. Derek, who is also known as The Protein Chef on his blog and YouTube channel shows his viewers every week that food doesn’t need to be boring or repetitive, it’s all about balance, moderation, and having the knowledge to change things up. His recipes which have been featured in the news, magazines, and on TV are cheap, quick, AND delicious! His motto in life is “everything in moderation” and is without question the most important habit he follows.

1 Comment

  • The “Base” of this recipe is excellent! I’m not much on mint flavored pancakes, so I decided to give them a shot. I omitted the mint extract, green coloring, & white chocolate chips. An added tsp of cinnamon was a great addition. They were ridiculously good! It’s my go-to pancake recipe!

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