Whole wheat butternut squash protein packed pancakesUser Submitted Recipe
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1 cup cottage cheese
1/2 cup pureed butternut squash (or pumpkin)
1/2-3/4 cup milk of choice (depending on how thick you like your pancakes batter)
1 tsp vanilla
1 cup whole wheat flour
1/4 cup oatmeal
1 tbsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
1 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp sea salt
Combine the first 5 ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.
In a large bowl, whisk together the remaining dry ingredients. Pour in the wet mix from the blender and whisk until the large lumps are gone.
Pre-heat a large skillet to medium heat and coat with olive oil spray. Pour the pancakes a 1/3 cup of batter at a time.
Once the batter begins to bubble on top and is golden brown on the bottom on the bottom flip and cook on the other side for another 2-4 minutes until the both sides are golden brown.
Makes 12 pancakes