Heart-Healthy Pancake Recipe


In this month’s newsletter, we discussed the real risks of heart failure and the importance of healthy living for heart disease prevention. Exercise, low cholesterol levels, regular screenings, cessation of smoking/tobacco use–these are all important steps to maintaining a healthy heart. But did you realize that eating healthily is very important too and can actually be easy and yummy? The following is a Heart-Healthy recipe for light and fluffy pancakes approved by the American Heart Association.


  • 120 Calories
  • 0.5 g Sat. Fat per serving
  • 91 mg Sodium per serving


Ingredients (6 Servings)             

  • Cooking spray
  • 2/3 cup whole-wheat flour
  • 1/4 cup oats
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2/3 cup fat-free milk
  • 1 large egg lightly beaten
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 3 hulled, sliced strawberries



  • In a large bowl, combine flour, oats and baking powder; mix well. In a medium bowl combine milk, egg and oil; blend well.
  • Add dry ingredients all at once; stir just until dry ingredients are moistened.
  • Coat skillet with spray and heat to medium high. For each pancake, spoon 1/4 cup of batter into skillet.
  • Flip with batter bubbles and edges begin to set. Remove from heat and top with the strawberries.

Want some more Heart-Healthy recipes? There are so many recipes just waiting for you to try! Visit the following link: https://www.goredforwomen.org/fight-heart-disease-women-go-red-women-official-site/live-healthy/heart-healthy-recipes/

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