78 Calorie Wheat Pancakes, heck yes!

Yes, you read the headline right I found an amazing 78 calorie wheat pancake recipe that won’t leave you getting up from breakfast table feeling guilty. This pancake recipe can go right along with your diet and/or news resolution, and your family and friends won’t even know it’s healthy for you! I found this recipe on www.wheatfoods.org. Sorry that I don’t have a picture for this one, I was having too much fun with my family to remember to take a picture before they were all gone! I hope everyone enjoys this delicous and diet friendly breakfast treat! I also highly recommend blueberries.

Ingredients:

1 1/3 cups whole wheat flour
1 large egg
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1 1/3 cups buttermilk
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon brown sugar
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1 tablespoon oil

 

Directions:

  1. Preheat griddle.
  2. In medium bowl, stir or sift dry ingredients together; beat egg, buttermilk, brown sugar and oil together. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened; batter should be slightly lumpy.
  3. Pour ¼ cup batter for each cake onto a well-seasoned hot griddle. Flip the pancake when bubbles appear on surface; turn only once.

Alternatives:

 
*
Omit soda, use 2 teaspoons baking powder and 1⅓ cups 2% milk.
*Add ½ cup fresh or frozen blueberries.
*Serve hot, chunky, spiced applesauce or thick fruit sauce over cakes instead of syrup for extra nutrition and fiber.

Nutrition:

*Calories/Serving: 78
*Servings: Makes 12 4-inch pancakes
*Each pancake provides approximately: 78 calories, 3 g protein, 12 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 2 g fat (0 g saturated), 19 mg cholesterol, 9 mcg folate, 1 mg iron, 178 mg sodium.
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