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Oatmeal Cottage Cheese Banana Pancakes
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This is a great recipe for boosting protein intake in the morning and eating whole grains.


3-4 pancakes


  • 1/2 cup old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1/2 medium banana
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 large egg whites (or 1 egg)
  • 1/4 cup low-fat cottage cheese
  • 1-2 tablespoons unsweetened vanilla almond milk or skim milk
  • Optional add-ins:
    Fresh berries, nuts, peanut butter


  • Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until completely smooth, about 30 seconds.
  • Lightly coat a large nonstick skillet or griddle with cooking spray and heat over medium low heat. Drop batter by 1/4 cup onto skillet.
  • Add desired toppings such as nuts or blueberries.
  • Cook until bubbles appear on top.
  • Flip cakes and cook until golden brown on underside.
  • Wipe skillet clean and repeat with more cooking spray and remaining batter. Makes 3-4 pancakes.
  • Notes: If the pancakes are too thin, add in a tablespoon of more oats, if they are too thick, add in a teaspoon or two of milk.
  • Feel free to double the recipe if making it for more than one person.  

Nutrition information

Calories: 290, Fat: 3.2g, Sat Fat: <1g, Carbohydrates: 46.8g, Sugar: 10.4g, Fiber: 6.2g, Protein: 20.2g

Image & Recipe Source: Ambitious Kitchen 

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