You may worry your kid isn't getting enough protein if she shuns meat and eggs. A stack of these protein-heavy pancakes will fill her up good.
1 cup whole wheat flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
1 cup cottage cheese
1/3 cup milk
2 tbsp granulated sugar
1/2 tsp vanilla
1 tsp canola oil
Stir flour with baking powder and salt in a medium bowl.
Whirl cottage cheese in a food processor until smooth. Add eggs, milk, sugar and vanilla. Whirl in flour mixture until just combined.
Heat an extra-large non-stick frying pan over medium. Brush with oil. Scoop a scant 1/4 cup batter into pan for each pancake. Cook until bottoms are set, 1 to 2 min. Flip and cook until golden brown, 1 to 2 min more. Remove to a platter and cover with foil to keep warm. Repeat with remaining batter.
Calories 94, Protein 6g, Carbohydrates 10g, Fat 33g, Fibre 1g, Sodium 162mg.
Originally published in the Today’s Parent November 2016 issue. Photo by Roberto Caruso.
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