Coconut Protein Pancakes Recipe - Dr. Axe

Coconut Chia Protein Pancakes Recipe

Coconut protein pancakes recipe - Dr. Axe

Chia seeds were originally cultivated by the Aztecs and valued for their nutritional and medicinal properties. Today they are sought after for their high content of omega 3 fatty acids, fiber and numerous vitamins and minerals. Chia can also increase fat burning, metabolism and help improve one’s hydration.  Try this easy coconut protein pancakes recipe for a new way to add chia to your diet.

Total Time

20 minutes



Diet Type


  • 1⁄4 cup gluten free all purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons coconut flour
  • 3 tablespoons vanilla whey protein powder
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon baking powder
  • pinch of sea salt
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 1 tablespoon coconut flakes
  • 1 egg
  • 4 tablespoons almond milk


  1. Combine all the dry ingredients in a bowl. Then add wet ingredients and stir together.
  2. Heat a pan and coat with coconut oil. Pour 2 tbsp of batter to form each pancake.
  3. Cook a few minutes. Once it starts to bubble on top, flip and cook an additional minute or two.

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