Whole Wheat Pancake Recipe

Whole Wheat Pancake Recipe
Thought you couldn't have pancakes on a low-carb diet? Fear not, these pancakes are healthy and a once in a while treat.

Fiber is very important in any diet as it cleanses out your system and keeps your blood running clean. It is recommended to have 20-30 grams of fiber a day. Not possible you say? Try high fiber cereal or high fiber fruits. Add fruits and vegetables to your diet. Although five a day is a goal, studies done with diabetes saw major changes with 9 a day.
Do you know you get more fiber when you can eat the skin. What is a good fruit source of fiber? Apples- 3, Bananas-3,cooked black-19,blackberries-4, dried figs-10, Pears-4, rasberries-4.6, and strawberries-3

The whole wheat flour in this recipe contributes to the fiber content.

Whole-Wheat Pancakes - 31g Carbs, 4g Fiber, 6g Sugar

Number of Servings: 6
Serving Size: 2 pancakes

1 1/2 cups whole-wheat flour
1/2 cups crushed low-sugar bran cereal
2 tsp baking soda
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, nutmeg and allspice
3/4 cup evaporated skim milk
2 eggs, beaten or egg beater product
1 Tbsp brown sugar or brown sugar substitude
1 Tbsp canola oil
2 tsp vanilla
nonstick cooking spray

Add-ins:Blueberries, bananas, dried fruit, nuts and any other low carb fruit or nuts

1. Combine all dry ingredients, then add eggs, oil and vanilla.and mix until blended. Drop batter a scant1/4 cup at a time, onto a hot griddle sprayed with nonstick cooking spray. Cook until brown on both sides, turning once,
about 5-6 minutes. Serve with jam or fruit if desired.

Number of Servings: 6
Serving Size: 2 pancakes
Nutrition per Serving:
194 Calories, 42 Calories from Fat, 5g Total Fat,
1g Saturated Fat, 72mg Cholesterol, 516mg Sodium,
31g Total Carbs, 4g Dietary Fiber, 6g Sugars,
9g Protein

Exchanges: 2 Starch, 1/2 Monounsaturated fat

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