Reading around the interweb:

Strange things happening in China’s food supply. Are we any safer here? Mark Bittman discusses

What do the labels really mean? This is American, but the Canadian labels are almost identical.

Watch those restaurant calories Even labeled items can be inaccurate.

How do food prices affect childhood obesity?


Looking for a healthier pancake?
The Eat Clean cottage cheese pancake packs a load of protein into breakfast, and you won’t even notice.


1 1/4 cups/300ml whole-wheat flour
1 tsp/5ml baking powder
2 tbsp/30ml maple sugar flakes (or sugar)
1/2 tsp/2.5ml ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp/1.25ml sea salt
8 egg whites (or 1 cup of whole eggs)
1 cup/240ml fat-free cottage cheese
1 cup/240ml fat-free plain yogurt
Cooking Spray


1. Combine first five ingredients in a medium bowl. Make a well in the center.

2. Combine eggs, cottage cheese and yogurt in a small bowl. Pour into well. Stir until just moistened.

3. Heat a nonstick pan or griddle or prepare a skillet with cooking spray. Heat should be medium high. Use 1/4 cup of batter for each pancake. Cook until lightly browned on both sides.

Nutritional Value per Pancake Calories: 81 Calories from Fat: 2 Protein: 7g Carbs: 12g Dietary Fiber: 1g Sugars: 3g Fat: 0.3g Sodium: 112mg

Find more healthy recipes in one of my favorite cook books

Eat-Clean Diet Cookbook: Great-tasting Recipes That Keep You Lean


Posted on July 9, 2011, in Information, Tips and tricks. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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