Cinnamon Roll Protein Pancakes + Strawberry Shortcake Shake Recipe



Hey guys!

Did you have a chance to see my new Cheap Clean Eats video yet? YES! It’s backkkkk!!! And you better watch the whole way through because the taste test now has an official chair. Err, more like a throne! Haha 🙂

I thought it was time to show you some delicious protein packed recipes that would be perfect for breakfast! I love pancakes or smoothies to start my day – they’re quick to make and super filling. Here’s what you’ll need:

cinnamon roll protein pancake


INGREDIENTS for 1 serving:

– 1 scoop protein powder (I like GNC Vanilla Whey Protein Powder)
– 1/4 cup oat flour
– 2 egg whites
– 2 tablespoons unsweetened vanilla almond milk (may need more depending on protein powder you use)
– 1 tablespoon non-fat Greek yogurt
– 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
– 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
– 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
– 1/4 teaspoon butter extract (optional…but it’s butter flavor for 0 calories!)
– 1-2 packets of Stevia 

For Cream Cheese frosting:

– 1-2 tablespoons of fat free cream cheese
– 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
– 1 packet Stevia or other sweetener


385 calories
40 g protein
52 g carbs
3.5 g fat

strawberry shortcake shake


INGREDIENTS for 1 serving:

– 1 cup Greek yogurt
– 1 cup strawberries
– 2 cups of almond milk
– 1 scoop of protein powder (I like GNC Vanilla Whey Protein Powder)


252 calories
27 g protein
28 g carbs
4.7 g fat

Yay! I hope you guys end up trying these recipes! If you do, please tag me on Instagram @Blogilates and use the hashtag #Blogilates so I can see!

Also…it’s GIVEAWAY TIME!!!

protein giveaway

If you want to try my protein recipes but don’t have any…no worries! I’m sending one lucky POPster an array of GNC protein powders to try and play with in the kitchen! All you have to do is comment on my YouTube video and let me know what recipes you want to see next! I’ll pick a winner Tues July 22nd. Good luck!

Alrighty guys! Hope you’re treating your body well by feeding it good food and letting it exercise hard! Always…you can tweet me @Blogilates if you have any questions!

<3 Cassey

Note: All my opinions and research are my own. This post and giveaway are sponsored by GNC.

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  1. wendy maggiolo says:

    some whey protein have soy in it and i am allergic to soy can i replace it with something else

  2. Maddi says:

    I don’t have protein powder and I didn’t plan on putting it in my pancake yet. Is there something else I can replace it with for now??

    1. Bai says:

      More oat flour usually works for me 🙂

  3. Ariana says:

    Hi,cassy always uses egg whites in her recipes, but I like using the whole egg. What is the equivalent to two egg whites, one whole egg?

  4. Anisa says:

    It sort of confuses me when Americans say half a cup or a cup for e.g. In london we work with grams and it’s much more simple. What cup am i supposed to use? plastic,mug,glass etc?

    1. Kate says:

      approx. 250 grams per cup

  5. Sarah says:

    would skipping the protein powder affect the taste?

    1. Ali says:

      Ummm yes since that is actually used in place of flour. You would only have liquid goop.

  6. Bri says:

    Great recipes, but I liked it better when you did recipes without protein powder. Many of us do not want to invest money into that…or maybe you can show the alternative to protein powder.

    1. Mehwish says:

      I totally agree Bri!!

    2. Kimberly says:

      Protein powder is worth the money

  7. Vicki says:

    OMG I’m dying! Those pancakes look SO good. I can’t wait to make them this weekend!!! So happy CCE is back! 🙂

  8. yaheleda says:

    what kind of protein shakes should you be looking for? like what should the calories, fat, carbs ect be around?

  9. Kathy says:

    Hey Cassey!
    my boyfriend isn’t really happy with his body right now. He is 6’3” ft tall and weighs about 235lb. He has no energy or time for sport (I tried to do your videos with him but he thinks that’s girl stuff and not manly.) because he works a lot and has appointments till 9 p.m.. When he comes home he usually doesn’t do much. Just finding something to eat when I’m not there to cook (usually it’s toast) and plays a lot on the computer before going to bed (he needs such things to relax). I understand that he can’t really jump around doing workout at home at night cause he got neighbours with a little child. So I want to know what I can give him for dinner or prepare the day before so that he doesn’t have to starve. he doesn’t eat breakfast and hardly ever lunch because of lack of time. so he needs to eat something at night.
    What can I prepare or what could i give him that he can eat during lunch break or in-between two appointments?
    thanks for an answer!

    1. Jenna says:

      Hi Kathy,
      Check out ProBars. They’re natural meal-replacement bars that he can eat whenever. Also Svelte meal replacement shakes are an option. Both can be found on

      You can also try making some of the recipes on here in larger quantities (double or triple the amounts to make alot at once) and freeze the leftovers. That way when you’re not around, he can at least heat something up that’s ready-made. I do this for myself and my family and it works out great. Saves me some time, too, so I’m not cooking 24/7! 🙂

  10. Amanda says:

    Cassey! You should definitely do a video or blog post about staying fit and healthy when your in college! Like, how to chose the right food in the cafeteria, and balancing workouts with school work!

  11. Honor says:

    Hi Cassey, these recipes look awesome and can’t wait to try but I’m actually commenting cause I’m dying over your outfit! So adorable x

  12. Claudia says:

    This recipe looks awesome, but I have I problem 🙁 I’m allergic to oats, any ideas what can I substitute the oats with? It makes eating clean difficult 🙁

    1. Elana says:

      You can use another type of flour, like brown rice or chickpea I would think 🙂

      1. Claudia says:

        Thank you, i will definitely try that.

  13. This looks so good! I am definitely trying this out tomorrow morning! Thanks Cassie!

  14. Lisa says:

    I’d love to see some new breakfast recipes!
    You’re banana egg pancakes are insanely good!! <3

  15. Amy Curnow says:

    I am going to add this one to my protein recipes! Love pancakes! thanks

  16. Elana says:

    This seems like more of a strawberries and cream protein shake. What can I do to enhance the cake flavor? Nutmeg, or any other ideas? Also, I don’t eat dairy. Should I try to find some vegan Greek yogurt? Or use soy, or any other suggestions? I love the smoothie recipes; it helps so much to know the proportions so thank you!!! 🙂

    1. Jessica says:

      You could add vanilla! That might increase the cake flavour.

      1. Elana says:

        Yummy! Thank you! 🙂

  17. I love pancakes… now I love it even more !
    Thank you !

  18. Paige says:

    I’m seriously dying to try those pancakes!! They look so good!

  19. I have been looking EVERYWHERE for a great protein pancake recipe and I think I’ve finally found it! I can’t wait to try these out. 🙂

  20. Do you think you can do a low carb dairy free version of ice cream?

    1. Morgan says:

      She already did lol! It’s hidden on her second channel! Here’s the link: