a good [for you] fluffy pancake

Is there anything better than a good fluffy pancake?

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I can tell you – there’s not.

My love of pancakes it much like my love of mornings – unconditional.  It doesn’t matter the time of day, there’s always room for them.

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The only thing that can make them a little better is when you can consider them semi-good for you!

And that my friends, is exactly what you can consider these.

Good [For You] Fluffy Pancakes (from my Health.com series)

Makes a lot of pancakes.


  • 1 cup self-rising flour
  • 1 cup whole wheat pastry flour
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 cups of plain soymilk
  • 3 ounces 0% plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon Earth Balance, melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • Combine flours and sugar in a large bowl; make a well in center of mixture.
  • Combine egg and next 4 ingredients in a small bowl, stirring well; add to dry ingredients, stirring just until moistened.
  • Pour 1/4 cup batter for each pancake onto a hot, lightly greased griddle. Cook pancakes until tops are covered with bubbles and edges appear cooked; turn and cook other side. Serve pancakes with warm maple syrup, fresh berries, nut butter, yogurt or any other toppings of choice!

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  • http://www.thenondairyqueen.com/ Sarena (The Non-Dairy Queen)

    I really don’t think there is anything better than a pancake! I need all of these. I am having a hangry day and these are needed!

    • Cait

      Haha – I wish I could send you some!!

  • http://eatingchalk.com emily

    Those pancakes are *insanely* fluffy! They look awesome.

    I eat pancakes maybe 3x a year so I don’t worry as much about them being healthy. Case in point – we are making candied bacon pancakes this weekend :)

    • Cait

      Oh my gosh – YUM!!! Take pictures!

      • Cait

        Oh, and post a recipe! :)

  • Justeen

    Your pancakes look perfectly fluffy and delicious! Greek yogurt gives pancakes the best texture!

    • Cait

      I agree! I was so happy with the texture and I credited a lot of it to the greek yogurt!

  • http://talkless-saymore.com/ Katie @ Talk Less, Say More

    There is nothing like a good stack of pancakes. I’ve been craving them for several weeks and I think with fall coming up, I’ll have to make some pumpkin pancakes in the VERY near future!

    • Cait

      Yes! It’s a Fall must :)

  • http://www.everydayoats.com kris

    there’s really nothing better than fluffy pancakes and these look delish! – i could eat pancakes everyday :)

    • Cait

      Glad to have you on my side with that :)

  • http://www.migraineme.com MigraineMe

    Looks delicious! Hope classes and studying is going well this week!

    • Cait

      Thank you! 2 exams down, 2 to go! :)

  • http://gothextramileblog.com Brittany @ GOtheXtraMile

    These are gorgeous! How do you make them so perfect? Yum!

    • Cait

      Haha – slooooooow cooking! :)

  • http://www.saywhatyouneedtosayblog.com Lauren

    Simple and delicious!

  • http://www.yesiwantcake.com Katie

    Okay, breakfast TOMORROW…if I had yogurt in my fridge. I’ll have to stock up and make them for Sunday breakfast. And lunch. And dinner.

  • http://www.loveandzest.com Kristina @ Love & Zest

    yummy. bought whole wheat pastry flour today to make pancakes tomorrow morning! planning on drizzling homemade pumpkin spice syrup over them!

  • http://rachrachbobach.wordpress.com Rachel

    perfect, perfect pancakes!!

  • http://oatcoutureblog.wordpress.com Hayley @ Oat Couture

    I’m ALWAYS up for a new pancake recipe to try! Especially when they look like THAT!! :) Hope the studying is going well! You can do it!!! :)

    • Cait

      Thanks Hayley – I hope it is for you too!

  • http://energeat.wordpress.com/ Alicia @ energEAT

    These do look so fluffy! I love a good pancake. Especially now that the air is getting crisper! Hope you’re surviving all your classes. I’m sure these will give you some brain power ;)

    • Cait

      Thank you!! These most certainly are giving me brain power – I need all of it I can get! Haha.

  • olviya

    I’ve been looking for a good/healthy pancake recipe! Those Kodiak cake mixes sure do get pricey. I am so making these for dinner tonight! Thanks for sharing!

    • Cait

      Yay! Let me know what you think!

  • http://corrieanne.com/ Corrie Anne

    Pancakes are EASILY my favorite breakfast. Your first comments reminded me of Kate & Leopold. Have you seen it? The part where the guy is doing the commercial for the fake butter. Lol.

    • Cait

      Haha – I think I have but I don’t remember that part! I’ll have to go back and watch!

  • http://www.myplaceintherace.com Shannon ~ My Place In The Race

    Mmmm, I love some pancakes too! :P

    • Cait

      Such a good breakfast :)

  • http://swankydietitian.com Kristen @ Swanky Dietitian

    I love pancakes!!
    And this ingredient list makes me love them even more!
    I am ready this is at 8pm…too late to make pancakes?? ;)

    • Cait

      Definitely not! It’s always pancake time if you ask me :)

  • http://www.whatkellysaid.com Kelly

    Delicious!! I love pancakes but I love them more when someone else makes them! ha!

    • Cait

      Hahah I can see that – they’re definitely time consuming!

  • http://lifesabowl.com Life’s a Bowl

    After taking a blogging hiatus, I’m so glad to be back and so happy that the first post I read of yours is another beautiful breakfast- not much has changed ;) I’ve been a pancake fanatic lately and have been loving “protein” pancakes with a base of peanut flour topped with maple infused Greek yogurt :D

    • Cait

      Aw thanks – welcome back!! I’ve been seeing your pancakes on Instagram and totally drooling over them!

  • http://icraved.wordpress.com Bek @ Crave

    These look delicious! And totally normal for ‘healthy’ pancakes!

    • Cait

      I know right!? They were delicious too!