Protein-packed Pancake/Waffle Recipe

By Robert Davidson, PhD, adjunct faculty in the UWS sport and performance psychology (SPP) program

With the sunshine slowly coming back to the Portland-area, it’s time to get moving and get outside. Start your day off right with this delicious protein-packed pancake/waffle recipe!

Protein is a vital building block of your muscles, cartilage, blood, bones and skin. Ensure that you’re getting enough while increasing your activity level.

Protein Pancake/Waffle

1/4 c. steel-cut oats
1/4 c. low fat cottage cheese
1/2 tbsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. vanilla
2 egg whites


Blend ingredients very well in a blender or bullet until smooth.
Pour batter into a greased skillet and cook over medium low just like a normal pancake (or pour batter into a waffle iron).
Enjoy with or without butter and syrup.

One serving: 224 calories, 3 g. fat, 29 g. carbs, 18 g. protein.