Indulge in these diabetic-friendly dishes: Applesauce Pancakes

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Not all low-carb, low-sugar meals have to be tasteless. Check out this collection of recipes to find a dish perfect for every course.

Applesauce Pancakes
Trading butter for applesauce is a healthy way to cut out excess fat and still enjoy the sweetness of pancakes.

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  • Yield: 10 servings (serving size: 1 pancake)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 74
Calories from fat: 0.0%
Fat per serving: 1.8g
Saturated fat per serving: 0.4g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 0.0g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 0.0g
Protein per serving: 3g
Carbohydrates per serving: 11.5g
Fiber per serving: 0.6g
Cholesterol per serving: 22mg
Iron per serving: 0.0mg
Sodium per serving: 143mg
Calcium per serving:

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons toasted wheat germ
  • 1 cup nonfat buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • Cooking spray
  • Sugar-free maple syrup (optional)
  • Fresh fruit slices (optional)

Preparation

Combine first 4 ingredients in a medium bowl; make a well in center of mixture. Combine buttermilk and next 3 ingredients. Add buttermilk mixture to dry ingredients, stirring just until dry ingredients are moistened.

Heat a nonstick griddle or nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium heat. For each pancake, pour 1/4 cup batter onto hot griddle, spreading to a 5-inch circle. Cook pancakes until tops are covered with bubbles and edges look cooked; turn pancakes, and cook other side.

Serve with maple syrup and fresh fruit, if desired (syrup and fruit not included in analysis).

From: health.com

 

 

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