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How To Make Pancakes Healthier and Tastier


Have you considered changing your ways when it comes to food and eating? If you are still pondering over this idea, I am here to assure you it is possible. If I, the biggest foodie in the world, managed to start eating healthily then everyone can do it. And to encourage you even further I have here some tips and tricks that will make your mornings a bliss.


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Yes, this is quite possible and it all comes down to changing one or several pancake ingredients. The result will still be a crazy delicious pancake stack, but much healthier. So let’s see what should you consider doing. Alternatively, you can also get some pancake recipes from MyGreatRecipes.

Although not all pancake recipes will call for flour, those that do usually call for the all-purpose type. Well, you can easily make your pancakes healthier by simply reducing the amount of this flour and compensate for it with a different one, say whole wheat or a nutty flour. For example, if you are to use one cup of flour, then use half a cup of all-purpose flour and half a cup of say, almond flour.

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Well, a pancake recipe cannot go without milk, right? This time you can skip the whole milk altogether and replace it with a non-dairy type. Adding coconut milk will enhance the flavor of your pancakes and not only will they be healthier, but they will be way tastier. (this of course, if you like coconut) If you find the coconut taste too strong, then maybe almond milk will be more up your alley. An alternative, if you want to prepare savory pancakes would be using soy milk.

If you have ever come across a vegan pancake recipe, then you will see that they either skip the egg part altogether, or replace it with chia or flax eggs. Preparing these mock eggs is so easy and quick you will be done in only 15 minutes. Just get a tablespoon of ground seeds and 3 tablespoons of water. Mix everything together and leave it in the fridge for around 15 minutes. It is that easy.

Well, a pancake is as delicious as its toppings and add-ins. For that reason, I am going to share with you, my all-time favorite: blueberries and semi-sweet dark chocolate chips. Fold these once you pour the batter onto the griddle and then pour a little bit on top to cover. Flip and fry until golden brown. Top your pancakes with a drizzle of maple syrup or honey (especially if you haven’t used any sugar in the batter) If you have, then I’d suggest eating these with a spread of peanut butter.

There you have them guys, my tips and tricks to healthier pancake recipes. For actual recipes, go ahead and check out the Best American Pancake Recipes – Quick, Easy and Delicious. Of course, flipping the pancakes can’t be your only exercise, stretch out and exercise for at least half an hour and continue eating healthy throughout the day. Good luck.

Also see EmaxHealth's 9 egg substitutes for baking and cooking, including for pancakes.