09:16 AM

Cinnamon-Orange Pancakes

The American Heart Association offers this heart-healthy recipe — the perfect way to welcome a beautiful spring morning.

  • 3/4 cup of all-purpose flour
  • 2 Tbsp. wheat germ
  • 1 cup whole-wheat flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 Tbsp. sugar
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup skim milk
  • 3/4 cup fresh orange juice
  • Egg substitute equivalent to 1 egg
  • 1 tsp. grated fresh orange peel
  • Vegetable oil spray

In a medium mixing bowl, combine all dry ingredients and mix until well blended. In another medium bowl, combine all liquid ingredients and orange peel. Stir to mix well. Pour liquid ingredients mixture into dry ingredients and stir only until moistened. Preheat griddle or skillet for pancakes. Spray lightly with vegetable oil spray. For each pancake, pour 1/4 cup of batter onto griddle or skillet. Turn each pancake when edges are dry and bubbles appear on top. Serve hot.

Calories: 171, Protein: 7 g, Carbohydrates: 34 g, Total Fat: 1 g