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Eats For the Week: Quick Weekday Morning Breakfasts

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Pancakes With Raspberry Sauce

 
Ingredients:
  • 1 cup white whole-wheat flour 
  • 1 Tbsp sugar plus 1/2 cup
  • 1 tsp baking powder 
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 1/4 cups plain yogurt 
  • 1 egg 
  • 2 Tbsp canola oil
  • 4 cups fresh raspberries (or use frozen, thawed berries)
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 cup sliced strawberries 
  • 1 sliced banana
  1. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, 1 tablespoon sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  2. In a medium bowl, beat yogurt, egg, and oil until creamy. Add to the flour mixture and whisk until smooth.
  3. Heat a nonstick griddle on medium until very hot. Drop large spoonfuls of batter onto the griddle.
  4. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes, flipping once, until done.
  5. To make the raspberry sauce, puree 3 cups of the raspberries with the 1/2 cup sugar and lemon juice in a food processor or blender. When smooth, strain through a fine-meshed sieve and discard solids. Stir in the remaining raspberries.
  6. Top pancakes with fruit and sauce and serve.
Makes 4 servings
 
Tip: Make these on the weekend and pop 'em in the toaster to reheat later!
 
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