Whey Better Make-Ahead Pancakes

Whey Better Make-Ahead Pancake Mix
  • 1 1/2 cup unbleached white flour
  • 1 1/2 cup white whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup whey protein powder*
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Created by Monica Reinagel, MS, LD/N, CNS, The Nutrition Diva, NutritionOverEasy.com

Makes 4 cups mix (enough for 32 pancakes)


Mix all ingredients and store in airtight container.


  • Variation: Decrease white whole wheat flour to 1 cup and add 1/2 cup oat bran.
  • *The amount of protein content can vary product to product.

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Information Per Serving (37 g): Calories 120; Total Fat 0 g (Sat 0 g, Trans 0 g); Cholesterol 0 mg; Sodium 520 mg; Total Carbohydrates 22 g; Dietary Fiber 2 g; Sugars 3 g; Protein 9 g.

Whey Better Pancakes

  • 1 cup Whey Better Make-Ahead Pancake Mix
  • 1 cup low-fat buttermilk*
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil (or melted butter)

Makes 8 pancakes


  1. Whisk buttermilk, egg, and canola oil together in medium size bowl.
  2. Add pancake mix to buttermilk mix and stir just until combined.
  3. Spray skillet or griddle with non-stick spray and heat until a drop of water dances on the surface.
  4. Pour 1/4 cup batter onto heated surface and cook until bubbles form and edges are set. Flip and cook until second side is browned.


  • Serve with butter, maple syrup, preserved fruit, chopped nuts, or your favorite toppings. (Please note, nutrition information per serving does not include these toppings)
  • Variations:
    • As soon as you add batter to pan, sprinkle each cake with a half teaspoon of chia seeds.
    • To make waffles, follow the waffle iron instructions for how much batter to add.

*1 cup of low-fat milk with 1 tablespoon lemon juice can be substituted for buttermilk, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Information Per Serving (106 g; 2 pancakes): Calories 170;
Total Fat 5 g (Sat 1 g, Trans 0 g); Cholesterol 45 mg; Sodium 550 mg;
Total Carbohydrates 21 g; Dietary Fiber 2 g; Sugars 6 g; Protein 10 g.