protein pancakes

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Ingredients:

  • 1 c whole wheat pancake mix or 1/2c oat flour and 1/2c whole wheat pancake mix
  • 2 scoops vanilla protein powder
  • 3/4c lowfat cottage cheese (can substitute with liquid eggwhites)
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tbsp flaxseeds or flax meal
  • 1/4c water

Place the eggwhites, cottage cheese and flax seeds and water in a blender and process until smooth.  Mix the wet ingredients with the pancake mix and protein powder in a large bowl.

 

Cook the pancakes any size you like them in a skillet coated with butter or olive oil (or cooking spray if cutting fat) over medium heat.  After pouring the pancake batter into skillet, they will be ready to flip after bubbles form around the edges (5 minutes).

Makes 4 servings

Nutritional info per serving:

130 calories, 12.5g protein, 15g carbs, 2.25g fat

TNT exchanges: 1.5 meat, 1 starch, 0.5 fat

PS: as an added treat you can top with sugar free syrup (counts as a free TNT exchange!)

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About mandyfitness

fitness trainer and certified nutritionist ISSA Certified Personal Trainer ISSA Certified Sports Fitness Nutritionist MS Biology Clemson graduate student of Biology (Summer 2016) Spinning instructor Group Fitness instructor
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