I am obsessed with cheesecakelets. I saw them on Nigella Lawson a few weeks ago and we have them a lot now. We had them for dinner last night, and breakfast this morning. For a pancake type food, they are chock-full of protein and low on flour. The plate pictured below has 270 calories and 25 grams of protein.
For the topping, combine in a bowl about a cup of strawberries (I defrost frozen ones since fresh ones are so nasty here in the winter), quartered, with a teaspoon of balsamic vinegar and two teaspoons of sugar. Let them hang out while you make the cheesecakelets.
For the cheesecakelets, combine 3 egg yolks (save the whites in another bowl), one cup of cottage cheese, 1/3 cup all purpose flour, 1 teaspoon vanilla. Mix and then whip the egg whites and bit and gently fold them in, too. Cook on a hot griddle (I don't even need cooking spray) for a couple of minutes on each side. The cottage cheese gets sort of melty and gives a very cheesecake-like consistency. These are not overly sugary like many pancakes, and the balsamic really brings out the natural sweetness of the strawberries. 


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