Sweet Potato Protein Pancakes

30 Jul

Not only are sweet potatoes readily available, inexpensive, and delicious,there are many other reasons to love these yummy vegetables! Here are 9:

1. They are high in vitamin B6. 

2. They are a good source of vitamin C. 

3. They contain Vitamin D 

4. Sweet potatoes contain iron. 

5. Sweet potatoes are a good source of mag­nesium, which is the relaxation and anti-stress mineral. 

6.  They are a source of potassium

7. Their natural sugars are slowly released into the bloodstream

8. High in carotenoids like beta carotene and other carotenoids

9.  They are extremely versatile!


  • 1 small cooked sweet potato
  • 1/2 scoop of vanilla whey protein
  • 1 1/2 tbsp coconut flour
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  1. Heat non-stick pan on med-high heat
  2. Add all ingredients to a blender and blend for a few seconds
  3. Coat pan with cooking spray
  4. Pour batter onto pan cook pancakes about 2min on each side
  5. Remove from pan and serve with light or sugar free syrup and ENJOY!


2 Responses to “Sweet Potato Protein Pancakes”

  1. Deirdre August 1, 2012 at 1:46 pm #

    Found your blog searching for recipes on WordPress – these look great! Pinned them to try later 🙂


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