Healthy Breakfast Including Pancake Recipes and Omelet Recipe

Healthy breakfast is an important way to start of a healthy day. It is one of the most important element to a healthy diet. Here you can find a different twist of pancake recipes and omelet recipe that would certainly spice up your breakfast menu.

Potato Pancakes
Serves 4

Exchanges:
2 Starch

Nutrition values:
Calories 165
Fat 1.5g
Cholesterol 55mg
Sodium 610mg
Carbohydrate 34g
Protein 5g

Caution: This recipe is high in sodium.

Ingredients:
1 lb Yukon Gold potatoes, grated
1/2 cup diced onions
1 large egg
2 tbsp matzo meal
1 tsp salt
1 tsp pepper
1 tsp garlic powder
Cooking spray

Cooking Methods:
Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Using the grater attachment on a food processor or a box grater, grate the potatoes and place them in a medium bowl.

Add the remaining ingredients (except cooking spray) and combine well. (The potatoes may turn slightly brown, but this will disappear during cooking.)

Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Spray the skillet with cooking spray.

In 1/4 cup batches, place mixture in the skillet, making sure each potato pancake is evenly spaced. Cook the pancakes on each side until golden brown in color.

Transfer the potato pancakes to a baking sheet and place in the oven for 20 minutes or until fully cooked inside and out.

Serve immediately with a side of unsweetened apple sauce or fat-free sour cream (not included in nutritional analysis).

Omelet with Cheddar and Low-Fat Ham

Exchanges/Choices:
2 Lean Meat

Nutritional Values:
Calories 85, Fat 1.5g, Cholesterol 10mg, Sodium 325mg, Carbohydrate 2g, Protein 15g

Ingredients:
Cooking spray
1/2 cup egg substitute
1 tbsp chopped low-fat ham
2 tsp grated cheddar

Cooking Methods:
Preheat a nonstick pan to medium heat. Remove pan and quickly coat with cooking spray for 1 second. Place back on the heat, pour egg substitute into pan. Allow egg mixture to cook until almost done. Add ham and press down, then flip and cook for 15 seconds. Flip egg again add cheese and slide finished omelet onto a plate to serve.

Tips for the kitchen:
Add some more flavor to this tasty omelet with one or more of these optional additions – mushrooms, onions, peppers, tomatoes, fresh spinach and herbs such as chives, thyme, basil, oregano or dill.