March 15, 2022

Recipe – Blueberry Wheat and Oat Pancakes

Stack of wheat pancakes with two blueberries on top

When setting goals for healthier eating, choose small changes that will work for you like making time for breakfast. Together with a glass of milk and a piece of fruit, these pancakes make a delicious weekend breakfast that the whole family will enjoy. Thanks to our partners at Alberta Health Services for providing this delicious recipe.

Ingredients for 12 pancakes

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup wheat germ
  • 1/2 cup quick cooking oatmeal
  • 1 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 medium egg
  • 2 tbsp Canola oil
  • 2 cups 1% milk
  • 3/4 cup blueberries (fresh or frozen)

Directions

  1. In a medium bowl, combine flour, wheat germ, oatmeal, sugar, baking powder and salt; set aside
  2. In a small bowl, beat egg and then mix in oil and milk
  3. Add egg mixture to flour mixture
  4. Stir, but do not over mix. If pancake batter is too thick, add more milk (1-2 tbsp or 15-30 mL)
  5. Stir blueberries into batter
  6. Drop batter by spoonfuls onto lightly greased hot pan. When bubbles appear and edges begin to dry, turn pancakes to brown other side.

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