Field Berry Almond Pancakes

Thanks to whole grains and almonds, these hearty pancakes serve up a decent amount of fibre and protein, helping you feel satisfied throughout the morning. They're ideal for freezing and popping in the toaster for a quick weekday breakfast (or snack!).

Field Berry Almond Pancakes


Quantity Ingredients
3/4 cup / 175 ml whole-wheat flour
1/4 cup / 50 ml all-purpose flour
1/3 cup / 75 ml quick oats
1/4 cup / 50 ml sliced almonds
1 tsp / 5 ml baking powder
1/4 tsp/ 1 ml nutmeg
1/8 tsp / 0.5 ml salt
4 egg whites
3/4 cup / 175 ml low-fat (1% MF or less) plain yogurt
1/4 cup / 50 ml low fat milk or soy milk
1/2 tsp / 2 ml almond extract
1.5 tsp / 7 ml canola oil
1/2 cup / 125 ml blueberries
1/2 cup / 125 ml raspberries


In a large mixing bowl combine flours, oats, almonds, baking powder, baking soda, nutmeg and salt.  Set aside.

In a large mixing bowl, whisk together egg whites till white and fluffy, about 30 seconds.  Add yogurt, milk and almond extract; whisk to combine.  Add dry ingredients to bowl, whisk together until ingredients are just combined.

Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat, when pan is hot, reduce heat to medium and pour ¼ cup (50 ml) batter into pan to make each pancake.  Sprinkle each pancake with 2 tbsp (25 ml) berries.  When bubbles start to appear at edges of pancakes, about 4 to 5 minutes, flip and continue cooking for another 4 to 5 minutes or until pancakes are brown. 

Remove from heat and serve immediately.

Serves 4.

Makes 8 pancakes.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 2 pancakes
Calories 270
Cholesterol 2
Carbohydrates 40
Fiber 6
Protein 13
Fat 7
Saturated Fat 1
Trans Fat 0
Sodium 240

Source: Leslie Beck's Healthy Kitchen