Heart Healthy Pancakes

Heart Healthy Pancakes

  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook Time: 20 min
  • Total: 35 min
  • Serving: 6 cups pancake mix

Enjoy this guilt-free comfort food more often with this heart healthy version of homemade pancakes.


  • 2-1/2 cups whole-wheat flour
  • 1 cup buttermilk powder
  • 5 egg whites
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup flaxseed meal
  • 1 cup nonfat dry milk
  • 1/2 cup wheat bran or oat bran


  1. Place the flour, buttermilk powder, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a large bowl. Whisk together and then stir in the flaxseed meal, dry milk and bran.
  2. In a medium bowl, add the egg whites, 1-1/2 cups nonfat milk, 1/4 cup canola oil and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Whisk together to combine.
  3. Make a well in the center of the dry ingredients, and then add the milk mixture. Stir until just combined and then let stand for 6 minutes.
  4. Spray a large skillet with non-stick cooking spray and place over medium heat. Add about 1/4 cup batter for each pancake and cook for 2 minutes or until bubbles begin to form. Flip the pancake and cook for an additional 2 minutes. Serve immediately.


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