Transform Fat Tuesday to Protein Tuesday with These Mardi Gras Pancakes

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Even if you can’t make it to New Orleans this year, you can bring New Orleans to you! Our Questified Mardi Gras Pancakes provide you with a delicious and sweet breakfast treat, with 8g net carbs. Can your pancakes do that?

Check out the full recipe below:



Yields: 4 Servings |  Serving Size: 3 pancakes (1 of each color)

Calories: 300 | Protein: 21g  | Fat: 18g | Net Carb: 8g 

Total Carb: 12g 

Prep Time:  25 minutes | Cook Time: 4-5 minutes per batch | Total Time: ~ 35-40 minutes



  • 1/4 cup applesauce, unsweetened
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup + 2 tbsp almond milk
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup almond flour
  • 2 tbsp oat flour
  • 2 scoops Quest Vanilla Milkshake Protein Powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • Red, blue, green and yellow food coloring.


  1. Place the applesauce, eggs, milk and vanilla into a mixing bowl and whisk until smooth.
  2. Add in the flours, protein powder, baking powder and salt — then mix until combined.
  3. Divide the batter equally into 3 bowls.
  4. Place a few drops of red and blue food coloring into one bowl to make purple. Green into another bowl and yellow food coloring into the third bowl.
  5. Stir in the food colorings with separate spoons.
  6. Add more coloring as needed.
  7. Let the pancake batters rest for 10 minutes.
  8. Prepare a frying pan or griddle with non-stick spray and turn on medium-low heat.
  9. Cook the pancakes 3 tablespoons at a time. The edges should start to cook and little bubbles will form.
  10. Flip and cook the other side of the pancakes and serve with your favorite syrup!