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Easy protein pancakes

For endurance athletes that wish to increase their ability to utilise fat as fuel, a high protein breakfast before LSD workouts should be part of your routine. During training avoid consuming carbohydrates for the first hour - 1h:30m then fuel as required. Over time your body will become more adapt at fat combustion, however it's very important that you use this protocol on only your easy longer training sessions.

The FatMax training zone is just one of several performance metric the INSCYD test detects. Individual fat combustion rates vary with every athlete. Now you can create strategies to increase energy expenditure from fat, thereby enhancing athlete performance.

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Prep:10 mins Cook:15 mins Easy to make: Serves 2 Vegetarian

Nutrition: Per serving

kcal 437 fat 16g saturates 4g carbs 39g sugars 9g fibre 4g protein 31g salt 1.4g

Up your protein with these pancakes made with eggs, oats, milk and protein powder.

A great breakfast after a workout, enjoy with nut butter or fruit


  • 1 banana

  • 75g oats

  • 3 large eggs

  • 2 tbsp milk (dairy, soya, oat or nut milks all work)

  • 1 tbsp baking powder

  • pinch of cinnamon

  • 2 tbsp protein powder (whey, pea or whatever your preference)

  • coconut oil, or a flavourless oil, for frying

  • nut butter, maple syrup and berries or sliced banana to serve


  • STEP 1 Whizz the banana, oats, eggs, milk, baking powder, cinnamon and protein powder in a blender for 1-2 mins until smooth. Check the oats have broken down, if not, blend for another minute.

  • STEP 2 Heat a drizzle of oil in a pan. Pour or ladle in 2-3 rounds of batter, leaving a little space between each to spread. Cook for 1-2 minutes, until bubbles start to appear on the surface and the underside is golden. Flip over and cook for another minute until cooked through. Transfer to a warmed oven and repeat with the remaining batter. Serve in stacks with nut butter, maple syrup and fruit.

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