Heart Healthy Pancakes

from the © 2016 American Heart Association

Serves: 6


  • 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


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


To make these pancakes even healthier, you can exchange up to 1/3 cup of the flour with a high-quality whey protein powder.  You may also add your favorite fruit or yogurt.