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College Cooking: Protein pancake pick-me-up 

With spring semester in full swing, the days are getting longer and us students need something to keep our energy up all day.  For this week’s college cooking, we’ve prepared a recipe for protein-packed pancakes that are easy enough to make before your 8 a.m. classes.

Here is the recipe:

  • 2 bananas
  • 2 tbs vanilla protein shake
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup egg whites
  • 4 tsp cinnamon
  • Handful of blueberries or other mix-ins


Mash together bananas and of vanilla protein shake.

Then, add flour, egg whites, and cinnamon.

Fold in blueberries or other desired mix ins.

Cook on a skillet at medium-low heat.

It’s best served with Greek yogurt and honey for some extra pizazz. The batter can be frozen and saved for a quick snack later in the week. Enjoy!

About the author: Selina Guevara

Selina Guevara is a member of Elon University's class of 2019, and a Public Health and Spanish double major. While at Elon she's been involved in reporting and producing for ELN, is the current Tier I Program Director at the Center for Leadership, and the treasurer of the I Am That Girl organization. She loves kayaking, hiking, and arroz con leche, and hopes to join the Peace Corps in Latin America after college.

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