Recovery Booster: Blueberry and Flax Seed Pancakes

Recovery Boost: Blueberry pancakes

Recovery Boost: Blueberry pancakes

This delicious recovery meal is perfect for a leisurely breakfast after those long Sunday runs. The recipe delivers just the right ratio of carbohydrate and protein. Unlike recovery drinks, it offers up a good amount of fibre too.

For best results, eat within 30 minutes of completing your run. 





  • 1/2 cup flax seed meal
  • 1 cup skim milk
  • 1 1/2 cups wholemeal flour
  • 1 cup fresh or thawed frozen blueberries
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon of carb soda
  • 1 tablespoon of raw sugar


Cooking instructions

  1. Set a nonstick frypan over medium heat.
  2. Stir together the dry ingredients in a bowl
  3. In a separate bowl whisk the eggs and milk together.
  4. Pour the liquid into the dry ingredients, and stir just until moistened.
  5. Spoon 1/4 cupfuls of batter onto the hot frying pan.
  6. Sprinkle with blueberries.
  7. Cook until bubbles appear on the surface, then flip and cook until browned on the other side.


Nutrition Breakdown

Servings: 4

Calories: 355

Fat: 10.3g

Carbohydrate: 53.4g

 Protein: 13.6g

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