Place dry oats in a large bowl.
Pour in warm water until oats are almost covered.
Let sit 30 minutes - or cover and place in fridge the night before.
Once oats have soaked up most/all of the liquid place in blender with cottage cheese, vanilla, baking powder, and whatever spices you would like.
Blend until oats and cottage cheese are mixed together - add eggs and blend til smooth
Heat a pan (or non-stick griddle) over medium heat until a drop of water sizzles; brush lightly with butter or a cooking spray.
In batches, ladle batter on to skillet, in any size you desire. Cook until bubbles form on the surface and the bottoms are golden - 2 to 4 minutes.
Scatter a few blueberries or chocolate chips over the top if desired
With a wide spatula, flip over and cook a few minutes more.