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[Recipe] Healthy Lunchbox Idea #6

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How about having breakfast for lunch? We all love a good breakfast, so why can’t we have it twice. This delicious lunchbox idea is a great idea for young and old.

This lunchbox contains:

  • Hardboiled egg
  • Pancakes
  • Strawberries
  • Orange/ nectarine wedges
  • Drinking yogurt/ normal yogurt

How to make Buttermilk Pancakes:

Yields more or less 18; 6cm diameter pancakes.


  • 2 1/2 cups Flour
  • 2 tbsp Sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Baking powder
  • 1 tsp Baking soda
  • 2 large Eggs, separated
  • 2 cups Buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup Milk
  • 10 tbsp Unsalted butter, melted and cooled
  • Canola oil for frying


  1. Preheat the oven to 110°C (225°F).
  2. Place a cooling rack inside a baking pan and place in oven.
  3. In a large mixing bowl combine the flour, sugar, salt, baking powder, and baking soda.
  4. Separate your eggs into two different mixing bowls.
  5. Whisk the egg yolks, buttermilk and milk together.
  6. Add the cooled unsalted butter and whisk until fully combined.
  7. Add the egg and buttermilk mixture to the flour mixture. Stir with a wooden spoon until just combined.
  8. Add the egg whites and combine until a thick batter forms.
  9. Set aside for 5 minutes.
  10. Over a medium-high heat, heat a large skillet. When the pan is nice and hot add about 1/2 tsp of Canola oil.
  11. Heat for about 20-30 seconds.
  12. Lower the heat to medium-low.
  13. Spoon the dough into your pan. Make sure not to place too many pancakes in one pan.
  14. When the surface of the pancake start to make bubbles, flip them over by using a spatula. This will be between 2 – 2.5 minutes.
  15. Cook on the other side until golden brown.
  16. Place pancakes on cooling rack in the oven to keep warm.
  17. Repeat process with the rest of the batter.
  18. Serve hot with honey.


  • To make your own buttermilk add 2 tbsp of lemon juice to 2 cups of milk.
  • If you do not like buttermilk, you can also use plain yogurt. Use 2/3 cup yogurt and 1/3 cup milk. Combine.

Source: The Kitchn .com

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