Memories and healthy recipes for your dinner table.

Tag: healthy meals

Peas and Radish Salad

Salads do not have to be boring. For a long time I was in a rut of using lettuce, celery and carrots. Yes, that was it. The kids were even getting burned out. I took a piece of advice from one of Ellie Krieger’s books […]

Chicken Tortilla Soup

I love fall. The brisk autumn air pared with the smell of a warm fire calls for a cup of hot soup. I found this recipe on I added black beans and a little more cumin. 1/2 tsp olive oil 2 skinless, boneless chicken […]

Apple Pancakes

I think I found this recipe on Amazingly to me, the pancakes taste like I am eating apple pie. Try them with Buttermilk Syrup or with flavored yogurt and fruit.

2 eggs
1 2/3 cups milk
8 oz plain yogurt
1/4 cup applesauce
1 cup oatmeal
1 1/2 cups flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
1 1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp allspice
1 apple, peeled, cored and diced

In a large bowl, stir together the eggs, milk, yogurt and oil until well blended. Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon, stir into the milk mixture until smooth. Fold in chopped apple.
Heat a lightly oiled griddle or frying pan over medium high heat. Pour or scoop the batter onto the griddle, using approximately 1/4 cup for each cake. Cook until bubbles form in the cakes and the bottoms are golden brown. Flip and cook the other side. Serve warm with syrup or jam.

Substitute some of the all purpose flour with whole wheat flour and wheat germ.
The recipe calls for diced apples however