1.Get whiter, healthier teeth
biting and chewing an apple stimulates the production of saliva in your mouth, reducing tooth decay by lowering the levels of bacteria.
2.Protect against Parkinson’s
Research has shown that people who eat fruits and other high-fiber foods gain a certain amount of protection against Parkinson’s disease.
3.Curb all sorts of cancers
The consumption of flavonol-rich apples could help reduce your risk of developing pancreatic cancer by up to 23%.
4.Decrease your risk of diabetes
Women who eat at least one apple a day are 28% less likely to develop type 2 diabetes than those who don’t eat apples.
An extensive body of research has linked high soluble fiber intake with a slower buildup of cholesterol-rich plaque in your arteries.
6.Boost your immune system
Red apples contain an antioxidant called quercetin. Recent studies have found that quercetin can help boost and fortify your immune system.
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
- pinch salt
- 1 cup buttermilk
- ¼ cup unsweetened applesauce
- 2 tablespoons nonfat vanilla yogurt
- 1 large egg, lightly beaten
- ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 Granny Smith apples, shredded
Maple Apple Syrup:
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 2 tablespoons brown sugar
- ½ teaspoon cornstarch
- dash ground cinnamon
- 3tablespoons pure maple syrup
- 2 tablespoons Fayrouz Apples
- 1 Granny Smith apple, sliced
1. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt. Set aside.
2. In another bowl, whisk buttermilk, applesauce, yogurt, egg, vanilla, and shredded apples.
3. Transfer wet ingredients (buttermilk, etc) into dry ingredients (flour, etc) all at once. Fold ingredients until combined.
4. Heat a nonstick skillet on medium heat. Spray with cooking spray when skillet is hot.
5. Scoop ¼ cup of batter for each pancake. Cook, when bubbles form, flip pancake and cook for a few minutes on other side, or until brown and middle is cooked through.
Maple Apple Syrup:
6. In the same skillet, melt butter.
7. Add brown sugar, cornstarch, cinnamon, maple syrup and Fayrouz Apples Mix to combine.
8. Add apples and stir until apples soften and sauce thickens slightly.
9. Serve on top of pancakes
- Keep pancakes warm by turning on your toaster oven to 200°F. Transfer pancakes to oven when finished.
- Pancakes are thin, not super fluffy
- Pancakes are about 87.1 Calories each (excluding syrup). 3 servings: 261.3 Calories