February 4 2016
Get ready for the big game by giving your favorite snacks a healthy makeover. No one will know!
*Content courtesy of ACE Fit (acefitness.org)
Happy National Pancake Day! Celebrate this delicious holiday with breakfast for dinner. Try these sweet or savory recipe options tonight.
Try this healthy pancake recipe, made with whole wheat, as a base. To try something new, add your favorite fruits or nuts to the mix!
1. Whisk flour, buttermilk powder, dried egg whites, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a large bowl. Stir in flaxseed meal, dry milk and bran. (Makes 6 cups dry mix.)
2. Combine milk, oil and vanilla in a glass measuring cup.
3. Place 2 cups pancake mix in a large bowl. (Refrigerate the remaining pancake mix in an airtight container for up to 1 month or freeze for up to 3 months.) Make a well in the center of the pancake mix. Whisk in the milk mixture until just blended; do not overmix. (The batter will seem quite thin, but will thicken up as it stands.) Let stand for 5 minutes.
4. Coat a nonstick skillet or griddle with cooking spray and place over medium heat. Whisk the batter. Using 1/4 cup batter for each pancake, cook pancakes until the edges are dry and bubbles begin to form, about 2 minutes. Turn over and cook until golden brown, about 2 minutes longer. Adjust heat as necessary for even browning. Variations Chocolate-Chocolate Chip Pancakes: Fold 1/2 cup cocoa powder and 3 ounces chocolate chips into the batter. Blueberry: Fold 1 cup frozen blueberries into the batter. Banana-Nut: Fold 1 cup thinly sliced bananas and 4 tablespoons finely chopped toasted pecans into the batter.
Nutritonal Info: Calories: 272, Carbohydrates: 27g, Fat: 13g, Protein: 12g, Dietary Fiber: 5g