Flax Meal Protein Cakes: Good for you and tasty too

Who doesn’t love pancakes? Here’s a recipe that you can enjoy guilt free. These Flax Meal Protein 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*

1Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.

2Bake 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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