Very Berry Pancakes

Today marks the kick-off to BREAKFAST OF THE DAY. Every day for the next few weeks, I’m going to post a new, yummy, healthy breakfast idea for you to try. Please let me know which ones you like. Today, we start off with – Pancakes!


  • 1 cup whole-wheat pastry flour
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 2 tbs. ground flax seed
  • 1/2 cup nonfat plain yogurt or Greek yogurt
  • 3/4 cup almond milk or nonfat milk
  • 1 tsp. agave
  • 1 tsp. pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup mixed berries

1. In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, and ground flax seed. Mix well. In another bowl, combine milk, yogurt, agave, and vanilla; mix well. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and stir to combine. Fold in berries. Set aside for 5 minutes.

2. Coat a large griddle with nonstick cooking spray and place over medium-high heat until hot. Use a 1/4-cup measuring cup to scoop batter onto pan. Cook about 2-3 minutes on each side, until golden on each side.

3. When done, remove from pan to a plate and serve. Top with more berries, all-fruit preserves, a small amount of real maple syrup, or home-made raspberry coulis (see following recipe). You can also top them with some chopped almonds or walnuts, or even some reduced-fat ricotta cheese.

Raspberry coulis

Place 1 package frozen raspberries, that have been thawed overnight in refrigerator, into a blender, along with any raspberry juice that has accumulated in the bag. Blend until smooth. Pour through a fine-mesh strainer to remove the seeds. Pour into a serving dish.

Published by Complete Wellness, Now!

As a Registered Dietitian for the past 22 years, I am proud to be a Nutrition, Fitness, and Wellness Coach. With me, you will never diet again! In our coaching sessions, we work on setting realistic health and wellness goals and making the behavior changes that will get you to those goals. No starvation, no deprivation. Just real food and clean eating. My motto is "Eat Right...Get Active...Feel Great"

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