Yummy Tummy Organic Ricotta Cheese Pancakes with Blueberries

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I’ve always read that protein is the MOST important part of breakfast, but with kids it’s not always so easy to come up with a protein-packed breakfast that they will eat.  This recipe has been a much favored staple in our breakfast diet since my son was first turned to solids.  I don’t remember where I found the recipe years ago, but it’s easy enough to whip up on a weekday and the left overs can easily be reheated in the toaster for an even quicker breakfast the next morning!

Ingredients (makes 4 pancakes):pancakeingre
I use all organic ingredients.

3 T. Whole Wheat Flour

1 Heaping tsp. sugar

1 tsp. Baking Powder

1 Egg (beaten up a bit)

1/2 Ricotta Cheese

1/4 C. frozen berries  – I typically use blueberries or raspberries or both!

Butter for the griddle


Mix the dry ingredients together, add the egg and cheese, stir until mixed, fold in the berries.  On a well heated, buttered griddle (med-high) plop 4 balls of mix and let cook untiil they are ready to flip.  Flip and then mash down with the back of spatula.  Flip again and mash a little again.  Keep going until they look delicious and enjoy!

We serve these with maple syrup or honey (depending on the request of the day).


Batter is plopped in balls onto the griddle.

Batter is plopped in balls onto the griddle.

Flip and then smash into a proper pancake.

Flip and then smash into a proper pancake.


9 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. EcoGrrl
    Apr 21, 2013 @ 11:10:05

    Ahh these are one of my favorites as well but i add orange juice for sweetnessthe and fresh berries (so they then turn purple hehe) – pictured a few years ago here http://ecogrrl.net/2010/12/25/blueberry-ricotta-pancakes/ 🙂


  2. Allison
    Apr 21, 2013 @ 11:17:31

    I wonder why I didn’t get a invite for breakfast this morning. HHMM?
    Do you think buckwheat flour would work?


  3. Jennifer H
    May 29, 2013 @ 07:23:59

    Yum and so simple!


  4. Patricia Woolverton
    May 29, 2013 @ 08:06:38

    Ohh I love ricotta and blueberries these sound so yummy.


  5. Paula Bendfeldt-Diaz
    May 29, 2013 @ 08:32:34

    Wow! These sound scrumptious had never thought of putting ricotta in pancakes.


  6. Krista
    May 29, 2013 @ 22:13:36

    This look/sound amazing! Just pinned so I can get on top of making them this weekend! Thanks 🙂


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