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Flax Meal Protein Cakes

7-27-2014Who 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*
  1. Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.
  2. 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.

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