Cottage Cheese Pancakes

DeLiCiOuSlY HeAlThY!!!

Making pancakes for the whole week get me through tough snack cravings and rushed breakfasts.

Ingredients

    1/2 cup fat free cottage cheese     
    4 egg whites
    1/2 cup old fashioned oats
    tsp vanilla extract or maple flavoring (optional)

Directions

Put all ingredients in blender (put wet ingredients in 1st for easier mixing) Blend until combined into a batter. Heat non-stick skillet over medium heat. (Use a little non-stick cooking spray to help keep from sticking) Pour onto skillet in silverdollar sized pancakes & allow to cook until small bubbles form (about 4-5mins) then flip & allow to cook an additional 4-5 mins. Makes approx 6 pancakes. Serve with sugar free maple syrup.

Number of Servings: 2

Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 2
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 149.0
  • Total Fat: 1.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 5.0 mg
  • Sodium: 305.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 16.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.0 g
  • Protein: 18.0 g

 

Herbed Green and Wax Beans

  • 4 thyme sprigs
  • 4 parsley sprigs
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 lb green beans, trimmed
  • 1/2 lb fresh yellow wax beans, trimmed
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon butter, softened
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Tie thyme, parsley and bay leaf together with twine.  Place a large skillet with 1 cup water.  Bring to a boil; cook 1 minute.  Add beans; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 8 minutes or until crisp-tender.  Drain well; discard herbs.  Place beans in a bowl.  Add oil and remaining ingredients; toss well to coat.