Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  240
  • Protein  17 g
  • Carbohydrates  25 g
  • Fat  8 g
  • Cholesterol  220 mg
  • Sodium  298 mg
  • Potassium  148 mg
  • Phosphorus  203 mg
  • Calcium  65 mg
  • Fiber  0.8 g

Power Pancakes

Beth Ann from Minnesota was a teacher first and her interest in nutrition led her to becoming a renal dietitian. Learn all about Beth Ann and her recipe for Power Pancakes—a protein-packed way to start your day.

Diet types:

  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe submitted by DaVita renal dietitian Beth Ann from Minnesota.

Portions: 2     Serving size: one 6" pancake


  • 1/2 cup cottage cheese
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose white flour


  1. Prepare griddle or skillet with nonstick cooking spray and heat.
  2. Combine all ingredients in a blender or food processor until smooth.
  3. Pour batter onto prepared griddle or skillet making two 6" pancakes. Cook on each side.
  4. Served plain or topped with fruit, preserves or syrup.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 2 meat
  • 1-1/2 starch


Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • Analysis does not include the suggested toppings.
  • Make a savory sandwich pancake by adding 2 teaspoons dried Italian spice or other spices of your choice to the batter before cooking. After cooking, top with meat and sandwich fixings.

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