Food & Nutrition

6 Healthy Chocolate Recipes

Get your chocolate fix with these healthy recipes. Just don't eat 'em all at once

6. Chocolate Protein Pancakes

For a protein-rich, low-sugar alternative to American pancakes try these chocolatey little numbers. Ideal for weekend brunch.

Serves: makes 20


  • 120g protein oats or plain oats
  • 50g PhD woman Chocolate Cookie Exercise Support (protein powder)
  • 5 egg whites
  • 2 eggs
  • 30ml semi-skimmed milk
  • 10g Green and Blacks cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon (6g) agave nectar
  • 1teaspoon (1g) chocolate extract
  • 1teaspoon (6g) Baking powder
  • 125g Quark (fat-free soft cheese)
  • 50g chocolate chips


1. Combine all ingredients except the chocolate chips together in a bowl and mix with a stick blender or in a blender.

2. Stir in the chocolate chips.

3. Heat up a non-stick frying pan and drop in a heaped tablespoon of the mixture to make the pancakes – each pancake should be about 7-8 cm in diameter.

4. Cook until the edges start to curl and bubbles appear.

5. Flip over and cook for another 2 minutes.

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