The 24 Hour Fitness Blog

Spoil Mom with a Healthy Breakfast

May 9, 2014

Sunday is Mother's Day! Show mom you care with our #healthyrecipe for Whole-wheat Blueberry Pancakes, served in bed of course. #foodiefriday



Often referred to as a “super food,” blueberries are packed with antioxidants and phytoflavinoids, which are known to lower the risk for heart disease and cancer. Blueberries are also an anti-inflammatory, which can help with many chronic illnesses.



1 ¼ cups whole-wheat flour

¼ cup sugar

1 teaspoon baking powder

¼ teaspoon salt

1 large egg

1 tablespoon canola oil

1 cup nonfat milk

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 ½ cups fresh blueberries



Whisk flour, baking powder and salt together in a large bowl. In a small bowl, combine egg, oil, milk and vanilla extract and whisk together. Add wet ingredients to dry and stir well. Gently fold in blueberries.


Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Pour ¼ cup batter on skillet for each pancake. Cook until bubbles form and the edges appear dry. Flip and cook for another 1-2 minutes.


Makes 4-6 servings



Per pancake:  88 calories, 1.5 g fat, 0 g saturated fat, 18 mg cholesterol, 97 mg sodium, 15 g carbs and 3 g protein.