Eat This Valentine’s Brunch For an Energizing Romp in the Hay Later

Celebrate February’s day of love with a sweet brunch idea that will satisfy your need for chocolate-covered strawberries. Aside from being low in calories ¡ª under 260 ¡ª these adorable heart-shaped flapjacks are made with protein powder. The pancakes are also topped with a Greek yogurt sauce so the protein punch (almost 20 grams) will keep you energized for a run with your favorite loved one or any other type of physical activity you have in mind.

It’s fun to draw these heart-shaped pancakes freehand| or if you’re not feeling so artsy| place a metal cookie cutter on the pan and fill it with batter for more precise shapes. Either way| these pink protein pancakes are sure to put a smile on anyone’s face.

Strawberry Protein Pancakes With Strawberry Cream Sauce

From Jenny Sugar| POPSUGAR Fitness

Strawberry Protein Pancakes With Strawberry Cream Sauce

Strawberry Protein Pancakes For Valentine's Day

Ingredients

For pancakes:1 cup whole-wheat flour2 ounces vanilla protein powder (I used Garden of Life Raw)1 tablespoon baking powder1/4 teaspoon salt1 egg1 tablespoon maple syrup1 teaspoon vanilla extract1 cup vanilla soy milk (or almond milk)1 tablespoon canola oil8 fresh strawberries| pur¨¦ed (can use frozen)Cooking spray for pan

For the sauce:8 fresh strawberries| pur¨¦ed (can use frozen)6 ounces nonfat vanilla Greek yogurt

For the topping:5 fresh strawberries| chopped4 squares of dark chocolate| chopped