Pumpkin Spice Protein Pancakes

Serves 3

15 Minute Prep Time

By Sarah Skalzub, RHN on November 3, 2014 , categorized in Breakfast, Workout Fuel

protein pancakes

If you’re looking for a tasty post-workout breakfast to help refuel, these make the perfect addition to your fall workout schedule, or Thanksgiving morning.

Makes around 12 pancakes


  • 1 cup of all-purpose gluten-free flour
  • ½ cup Vanilla Vega Sport® Performance Protein
  • ⅓ cup ground walnuts
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp nutmeg
  • ½ tsp allspice
  • 1 tsp dried ground ginger (or fresh)
  • 1½ cups almond milk
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • 2 Tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 Tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla


  1. In a large mixing bowl mix together all of your dry ingredients (flour, Vega Sport Protein, ground walnuts, baking soda, and spices).

  2. In a separate bowl mix together all of your wet ingredients (almond milk, pumpkin, maple syrup, coconut oil, and vanilla).

  3. Combine wet ingredients to dry ingredients and mix just until fully combined.

  4. Start making your pancakes!  In a heated pan or griddle, melt 1 tablespoon of coconut oil and start to cook your pancakes.

Sarah Skalzub, RHN

Sarah is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist, Personal Trainer and works at Vega as a Product Specialist. Sarah educates from experience! Drawing on her retail leadership in the natural health industry, her own nutrition consulting, and a personal passion, she equips audiences with tools and inspiration to feel their absolute best from the inside, out. Specializing in sports and fitness recommendations, Sarah is active as a runner, playing soccer or enjoying the Rocky Mountains on her snowboard.