Start Mom’s Day on a Healthy Note…
In honor of Mother’s Day, surprise Mom with a special breakfast full of nutritious favorites that will start her day off right. It just so happens, they’re inexpensive, too! You don’t have to be a whiz in the kitchen to whip up something wonderful—these healthier options are easy to prepare so get the kids to help, too.
- Oatmeal with dried cranberries and almonds
- Waffles (use frozen!) topped with fresh fruit, almond butter and a drizzle of honey
- Yogurt with fresh berries and granola
- Sparkling water with a splash of orange juice, served in a fancy glass
Save with this week’s Eating Healthy on a Budget recipe, featuring items from our current circular.
Banana Split Pancakes
For breakfast on Mother’s Day, turn banana split sundae ingredients into pancakes and toppings that are fun to make and to eat…and good for you, too!
|Makes 4, 2 pancake servings • Prep time: 15 minutes • Cook time: 5 minutes
- 1 cup GIANT all-purpose flour
- 2 teaspoons GIANT baking powder
- 2 Tablespoons mini chocolate chips
- 1/3 cup mashed banana (1 medium banana)
- 1 GIANT large egg, beaten
- 1 cup GIANT fat free milk
- 1 Tablespoon GIANT canola oil
- 1 teaspoon GIANT vanilla extract
- 1 cup sliced strawberries
- 6 oz GIANT nonfat vanilla yogurt
- 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder and chocolate chips. In a separate bowl, mix together banana, egg, milk, oil and vanilla. Pour banana mixture into flour mixture and stir just until moistened. Heat a lightly oiled griddle or frying pan over medium heat. Pour or scoop batter onto the griddle to make 8 4-inch pancakes. Cook until pancakes are golden brown on both sides. Top pancakes with strawberries and a dollop of yogurt. Garnish with walnuts.
Nutrition information per serving: 320 calories, 12g fat, 2.5g saturated fat, 50mg cholesterol, 280mg sodium, 44g carbohydrate, 5g fiber, 18g sugars, 12g protein