Whole Grain Flax Seed Pancake Mix

Makes about 4 1/2 cups

This mix is great to have on hand for quick, delicious pancakes. Keep in mind that 1 cup of the mix, when combined with the egg, oil, and water, will make 5 to 6 pancakes. To grind the flax seeds, simply use a coffee or spice grinder.

Ingredients: 
  • For the pancake mix:
  • 1/2 cup golden flax seeds, finely ground
  • 1 1/2 cup whole wheat pastry flour
  • 1 1/2 cup finely ground cornmeal (not corn grits or polenta)
  • 1/2 cup quick cooking rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup nonfat dry milk powder
  • 2 tablespoons maple sugar (optional)
  • 5 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • For the pancakes:
  • 1 cup prepared flax seed pancake mix
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon canola or high-heat sunflower oil
  • 1/2 cup water
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Method: 

For the pancake mix combine flax seeds, flour, cornmeal, oats, dry milk, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt in an airtight container in the refrigerator until ready to use.

For the pancakes, put 1 cup of the pancake mix, egg, oil and water into a large bowl and stir together with a fork just until combined. For each pancake, pour about 1/3 cup of the pancake batter onto a greased griddle and cook, flipping once, until golden brown and cooked through.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:420 calories (120 from fat), 13g total fat, 1.5g saturated fat, 160mg cholesterol, 1120mg sodium, 61g carbohydrate (9g dietary fiber, 6g sugar), 18g protein
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