Cottage Cheese Pancakes

1 cup cottage cheese
2 eggs
1/2 stick butter, melted
1/2 cup milk
3/4 cup whole-wheat flour
1 Tbsp baking powder
1 Tbsp sugar
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp nutmeg (optional)

In a large bowl, stir together the cheese, eggs, butter, and milk. Add the flour, baking powder, sugar, salt, and nutmeg, and blend lightly until just mixed. Grease a griddle with cooking spray and place over medium heat. Put a large scoop of batter on the griddle and use the back of a spoon to spread it out evenly. The pancake is ready to flip when you begin to see small air bubbles form, about 3 to 4 minutes. Flip and cook for another minute or 2. Makes about 12 4-inch pancakes.

Per pancake: 97 calories, 5 g protein, 8 g carbohydrates (1 g fiber, 2 g sugar), 5 g fat (3 g saturated)

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