Flax Meal Protein Cakes
Who doesn’t love pancakes? Here’s a recipe that you can enjoy guilt free. These pancakes are packed with protein and contain omega-3 fatty acid from the flax meal. Omega-3 fatty acids are not manufactured naturally in your body, and thus must come from your diet as they are essential for growth and development. Servings: 2
Here’s what you need…
- 1 egg and 2 egg whites
- 2/3 cup nonfat cottage cheese
- 1/2 cup whole grain cornmeal
- 2 tablespoon whole wheat flour
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- 1/3 cup nonfat milk
- 2 tablespoon flax meal
- 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
- Sliced banana *optional*
- Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.
- Bake on a 350-degree griddle lightly greased with cooking spray. Serve with sliced banana.
Nutritional Analysis: One serving equals: 264 calories, 4g fat, 39g carbohydrate, 3g fiber, and 20g protein.