Bay.....keep checking in on the forum and you will pick up all kinds of tips to help you out. Over the years I have gotten so much encouragement and help from others. We all want to see each other reach their goals. Have a great day!!
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A slow cooker is a life saver as well.....
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BDMom.....have the slow cooker going right now with veggies and a couple packages of ground turkey. Just finished cooking up a batch of protein pancakes that should last at least a week or two. Trying to pracitice what I preach....lol
has anyone tried putting their pancake batter in the waffle iron? We're more waffle people and I wanted to hear some feedback b4 trying it myself in case it's crappy.
OptiGirl.....haven't tried the waffle idea although I almost bought a waffle maker a while back. I don't see why it wouldn't work. I believe that batter mixture I use would work nicely. For those who haven't heard of high protein pancakes the simple recipe that I've used for years is......1 cup oatmeal....1 cup egg whites (including one whole egg) and 1 cup low fat cottage cheese. (also add a spoonful of ground flax seed). Blend this mixture together in a blender or Magic Bullet. This amount makes 2 large pancakes (approx. 35 grams of protein and 20 grams of carbs each). This is so simple even I can do it. OPTIGIRL.....try your waffle maker and let us know how it works.
On the pancake batter, I also like to add some cinnamon, and vanilla and/or almond extract...yum!
Pancake batter has a tendency to stick to waffle irons. You might want to either add a little oil or spray the waffle iron between batches.
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Tried the protein pancake recipe in the waffle iron today.... LOVED IT!!!!!!!! This is like free day food!!!! I can't beleive this is so chock full of protein and still tastes this good. I'm eating it right now. I only made 1 serving (1/2 cup each of cott cheese, oatmeal, egg white) then the spices, vanilla, spoon of flax. The one serving made 2 7-inch waffles. They took a little longer to cook than regular waffle batter. I just can't beleive I don't even need an extra protein source to go along with these. The old mix I used to use was high carb and that was only in ONE waffle. Here I can eat 2!! Oh my god and it's like I can taste just a little bit of the cheese, it makes it taste a tiny bit like cheesecake, as if I used cream cheese instead of cottage!!
I'm so excited I just want to tell everyone I know!
Optigirl....great news. Glad the waffle maker was a big hit!!
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