For maximum brain power, kids need pancakes that pack a punch! We’re crazy about this recipe, which adds protein and nutrients with cottage cheese and banana. Oats make them heartier and cinnamon makes them tasty. This is a perfect school day breakfast for growing children.
- 2 eggs
- 1 cup low-fat cottage cheese
- 1/2 small really ripe banana
- 1 cup uncooked quick one-minute oats
- 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
In a food processor or blender, add eggs and pulse to beat.
Next, add cottage cheese and banana, processing until cottage cheese is smooth.
Then, add the oats, baking powder and cinnamon. Process until well-combined.
Heat a flat skillet or griddle over medium heat. Coat skillet with non-stick cooking spray, or with a teaspoon butter or coconut oil.
Using a large spoon, ladle, or cookie scoop, pour in about ¼ cup of batter for one pancake.
Cook each pancake about 2-3 minutes per side, until done. Enjoy!
All recipe ingredients should be cooked to a safe internal temperature according to USDA guidelines. After preparing a recipe, please store any leftovers in the refrigerator.