Do you like to try different pancake recipes for breakfast? If made right, your homemade pancakes can be not only delicious, they can also be healthy.
Try these healthy and delicious recipes with vitamin C, fiber, omega-3 fatty acids, protein and healthy carbohydrates to get more energy, fight moodiness, get rid of headaches and constipation, lower high blood pressure, lose weight and even to have younger looking skin.
Orange Oat Homemade Pancake Recipe
These light and fluffy pancakes have a delicate orange flavor that is nicely complemented by Apple-Maple Fusion.
- 1/1/3 cups whole wheat flour
- 2/3 cup old-fashioned rolled oats
- 2 tsp baking powder
- 1/2tsp baking soda
- 1 cup fortified soy or rice milk
- ¼ cup unsweetened applesauce
- 3 tbsp frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed (undiluted)
Combine flour, oats, baking powder, and baking soda in a medium bowl. In a a separate bowl whisk together milk, applesauce, and juice concentrate. Pour into dry ingredients and stir with a wooden spoon.
Batter will be slightly lumpy. Oil a large nonstick skillet and place over medium –high heat. Spoon batter into hot skillet using 2 level tablespoons for each pancake. Cook second side briefly until golden. Lightly oil skillet batches to prevent sticking.
Apple-Maple Fusion Pancake Topping Recipe
Pure maple syrup is unquestionable delicious, but it is also high in calories and a bit expensive. To reduce the cost to your waistline and your wallet, try this fabulous blend. It is the perfect topping for pancakes, waffles, or French toast.
- ½ cup pure maple syrup
- ½ cup unsweetened applesauce
Stir together maple syrup and applesauce until well blended. Serve at room temperature, or warm briefly over low heat. Adopted from the book Breaking the Food Seduction by Neal Barnard, M.D.
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© Irina Wardas, HHC
Women’s Holistic Health, Nutrition and Relationship Expert