22 July 2010

Cottage Oatmeal Pancakes

Clearly most of you have a natural pancake making ability.

You may think this is an easy task...

Yet sometimes it take 21 years to make a pretty pancake...

I'm not kidding, this is actually the best i've ever made
 pancakes. It's a work in progress but i'm getting there

I present to you my version of
Cottage Oatmeal Pancakes
The Base:
1/2 cup oats
1/3 cup cottage cheese
1/2 cup almond milk
1/2 teaspoon baking powder

The Topping:
1 tablespoon peanut butter
1 medium sliced banana


Heather Iacobacci-Miller said... [reply]

I stink at making pancakes look pretty - but I don't practice making them so that's my explanation ;-)

Kittie said... [reply]

Oooh! I'm making a different pancake every weekend, I think I'll try this one this Saturday!

Anonymous said... [reply]

Those look AWESOME!! I love having fun deciding what ingredients to put into my pancakes but bananas and chocolate chips are definitely an all time favorite topping!

Anonymous said... [reply]

Last time I tried making pancakes with cottage cheese, the cheese melted and stuck to the pan :(

Your best advice said... [reply]

Haven't tried it with cc,looks good though!

Anonymous said... [reply]

Yummmmmmy!!! Your "work in progress" looks perfect to me... but then again, maybe I am biased because of your choice of toppings.

For how can something be bad if it includes chocolate?

:) :) :)


Anonymous said... [reply]

I've actually never made pancakes before. It looks pretty easy when you use just the regular mix...not sure about cottage cheese, that'd be harder for me haha! I actually just cooked scrambled eggs for the first time ever the other day. I know how to cook...but only just cook my favorite meals and they are pretty simple.

As for the hills...I think I'll just come visit you on hill workout days and we can do them together haha. Might be a tad expensive but I get to see you and that's worth it, right?

Crystal said... [reply]

YAY I need another way to make pancakes aside from the ONE way I made them...that one time, haha. They sound interesting with the cottage cheese.

Anonymous said... [reply]

Oh that looks awesome. I'm really bummed I just had to throw out some nasty looking cottage cheese from the back of the refrigerator- otherwise I'd be ON IT!

Anonymous said... [reply]

Mmm. The pancakes look fantastic! Whenever I make them with oats, they turn into a big, sloppy mess! haha. I'm guessing that cottage cheese holds them together better than eggs. :-)

Have you tried coconut flour pancakes? They're my favorite!

Anonymous said... [reply]

I love bananas for breakfast!
YOur pancakes look great and I m sure they taste really really good!

Erica said... [reply]

I love pancakes. We're having some for dinner Friday and I have been looking forward to it all week! Yours look gorgeous. Love the topping choices.

Anonymous said... [reply]

I love pancakes but haven't had them in a long time! It is too much effort to find gluten-free ones that don't have soy too. These look great! Thanks Kelsey for the great idea. I am going to give these a try!

Monet said... [reply]

What a healthy, protein filled breakfast pancake, and those chocolate chips and bananas add the perfect touch!

Katie ♥ said... [reply]

Love these yummy pancakes!!!

I say even if they dont look pretty, as long as they taste yummy, its all good in my book!!!!!!!

Pancakes made this way are delish, I love making them with cottage cheese!

Love ya girl! xoxo

Devan said... [reply]

This looks fantastic!!

Unknown said... [reply]

I think its hard to make wheat free pancakes perfect. Takes skill and those look pretty perfect to me. :)
Thank you for you kind words on my blog. they made my day.

Anonymous said... [reply]

Mmmm... I love pancakes, but I never make them! I really need to make these sometime! I've always wanted to put oats in the batter....so pretty Kelsey!

Anonymous said... [reply]

Must Make Pancakes....your pictures are AMAZING!

...your just missing the dousing of maple syrup...;)

Anonymous said... [reply]

Oh - it was published!! I kept trying to comment in the past and it wouldn't let me! ...I'm always reading - luv your posts :) ...and your insight.

Anonymous said... [reply]

i love pancakes. I have been branching out into them bigtime lately. WIth lots of stuff.
I will be interested to hear what your fave breakfasts are after u keep experimenting with so much.

Anonymous said... [reply]

I used to be awful at making pancakes but after some practice I'm now a pro :) Those look delicious especially with the chocolate chips on top!

Naomi(Onefitfoodie) said... [reply]

ohh those look DELICIOUS!!! great work and I love your toppings! with pancakes before I have mashed up the banana and used that on top instead of banana slices and it ROCKS!!!!

Ilana said... [reply]

I have *never* made oatmeal pancakes but have been dreaming up a recipe for them, and here you are with a fabulous looking one! They really look delish. I think they look BEAUTIFUL :)

Krista said... [reply]

I love to use cottage cheese in pancakes. It's just not something I keep in my fridge at all times....

I think your 'cakes look awesome! Can I have a bite?

Anonymous said... [reply]

I'm awful at flipping pancakes, too... mostly because I get way too impatient to wait until it's actually TIME to flip them! ;)

<3 <3

Anonymous said... [reply]

hmmmm . . . I just tried to comment and it didnt work. Weird.
Anyway - these look SO good!

Annie :D said... [reply]


hbobier said... [reply]

If you opened a restaurant and sold nothing but pancakes I would travel all the way to Canada to eat there.

Just Saying.

Sarena Shasteen - The Non-Dairy Queen said... [reply]

Those look amazing! Honestly, it doesn't matter what i looks like underneath...just stack it with good stuff!!!

Anonymous said... [reply]

YAYAYA girl i am sooo glad you loved them!!! they are so good, right? i need to make these SOON , esp after seeing them on your bloggie!! hehe :)

Megan D said... [reply]

Ummm these look AMAZING! And I love cottage cheese in pancakes, I think it gives them a great texture!!

Katie @ Health for the Whole Self said... [reply]

I've never tried making a pancake with cottage cheese, but now I want to! :)

Anonymous said... [reply]

Those are adorable pancakes! :) I'd say its worth the practice ;)

Anonymous said... [reply]

Those look easy enough! I tried to make oatmeal pancakes once and they were BAD. I'll have to try this.

Kristy Sayer-Jones @ Southern In Law said... [reply]

I think I'll have to wait another three years to get good at pancakes then :P
But that said, I never practice because I'm not a pancake fan.
So I may just have to stick to baked goods.

Your pancakes look yum though! They could convert me :P

Laury@TheFitnessDish said... [reply]

These look AMAZING! I love your pancake posts! I never eat them, I need to make a batch soon with some protein!!!!


Lisa (bakebikeblog) said... [reply]

my oh my - what a wonderful combo of flavours!!!!

Chelsea said... [reply]

These look delicious! It looks like the cottage cheese makes them super fluffy!

Anonymous said... [reply]

Holy comments!

I've been craving pancakes lately. I think it's high time I make some!

I'm really wishing I could find the coconut milk kefir somewhere, because I think it would make a great pancake batter ingredient. I wonder what could replace that cottage cheese,,.

I never made good pancakes until I got an electric skillet. Now, they always come out great!

Anonymous said... [reply]

I think you've just managed to convince me that I need to practice my own pancake making skills. It's been too long since I've had them, and I fear I may have gotten rusty. I'm not sure if I could let go of my favorite oatmeal breakfast, but a pancake lunch sounds like a super idea :) And a chocolate/banana/nut butter topping? Bliss.

lynn said... [reply]

i love the idea of putting cottage cheese in pancakes - i sometimes use it at topping

Jess - Healthy Exposures said... [reply]

What a great recipe!! They look delicious. And no worries - I can't make a pretty pancake to save my soul, either. I assume it's because I'm more apt to use WW flour rather than AP, but that's also a good excuse for me just being a bad pancake flipper :P

Anonymous said... [reply]

I'm horrible at making pancakes too. Like, I can make them taste good but they usually look like poor hobo pancakes. I just don't understand how people can make them so perfectly round and golden! It's definitely a talent that I wasn't born with.

Jessie @ The Happiness in Health said... [reply]

Nice job with the pancakes! They look delicious and full of good-for-you ingredients. I imagine they would keep me full for a long time :) I agree about the difficulty of making pancakes - it's hard! Yours look very pretty :)

Anonymous said... [reply]

Holy yum-those look amazing! My pancakes always come out jacked b/c I dont have a griddle. I was toying with the idea of buying one but now don't have enough space in my kitchen so sigh, no griddle for me and I have to either make a large one or a few mini pancakes on the stove top, sigh.

Averie @ Averie Cooks said... [reply]

damn girl, those look fabooooosh!!!!

i hope youre having a super wonderful happy day kelsey!!!

Anonymous said... [reply]

Yum, yes, this looks great! I will definitely be making these pancakes once my vegan week is over!

Katie said... [reply]

Delish! I haven't made pancakes in far too long... oaty ones are so good! Thanks for the recipe :-)

Clean Eating Chelsey said... [reply]

oh goodness, these look good!

I'm looking forward to my birthday black bean brownies in the morning!

Anonymous said... [reply]

Mmmm, those pancakes look amazing! Way better than any pancakes I've ever made... I might have to try those myself!

ac said... [reply]

I'm pretty sure all my failed breads in life got turned into pancakes. At which point they continued to be failures, of course, but naturally I just blamed that on the fact that pancake-making and I just don't jive. Ha. No seriously, I used to love making pancakes. But then I got too lazy to pour them all out individually into loonie shapes, so instead I turned all my pancakes into one big bread. I'm smart and efficient like that. ARHARHAR.

Cottage cheese in pancakes--actually I tried that once but...I just couldn't get over the huge chunks of cheese... So I stuck to ricotta. :-) Lemon ricotta pancakes are BOMB!

XO Aletheia

Hannah said... [reply]

Oooh, I have cottage cheese in the fridge right now (I rarely do) and have been trying to think of a way to use it apart from just, y'know, plain. Thanks Kelsey!

Anonymous said... [reply]

Those look awesome - I am the worst pancake maker ever, mine are always a huge mess, yet still tasty ;)

Anonymous said... [reply]

haha i love making pancakes but it takes work. they're mostly a weekend thing. you did great girl!!

Anonymous said... [reply]

It has taken me far too long to figure out the whole pancake thing and now I can't stop making them!

Lauren said... [reply]

Wow...those do look amazing!! Does the cottage cheese mix completely in, or do you taste it in the pancake?

Congrats on your first pretty pancake!! ;)

Anonymous said... [reply]

Wow! Those look so good! I am jealous :P I don't really do raw bananas though (they hurt my throat!), and I don't think I could last a morning without a bowl of oatmeal these days.

No shame - pancake making and flipping can be a challenge and a half! Congrats on making a batch that worked out :)

<3 Tat

Anonymous said... [reply]

haha its never to old to start learning how to make pancakes :)
I love adding cottage cheese to pancakes for extra staying power.
Fiber 1 actually makes a pretty good mix if your pinched for time!

Unknown said... [reply]

Ohhh this looks good! Maybe I could sub. the cottage cheese for silken tofu? Orrr coconut milk? haha darn vegan making everything complicated ;)

Anonymous said... [reply]

Homemade pancakes are amazing. Mine are never perfect but there are so many great recipes out there that I try a different one pretty much every time. I've definitely done the cottage cheese/oat thing before but not for quite a while. I need to again clearly, yours look AMAZING!

Anonymous said... [reply]

Those look AHmazing!

Laury@TheFitnessDish said... [reply]

I am usually obsessed with PB & toast in the winter time...you're making me crave it though!!

Your poor finger :( I sliced me finger up REAL good a few months ago making lentil soup....I have the weirdest scar from it now!

Those deer coming up to you is AMAZING!!!! They are SOOOOO adorable!!! So trusting! I guess they know good peeps when they see one ;-)

Lovely post :-)

Anonymous said... [reply]

I take it back. Your blog is reallllyyy popular. hehe

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