March 26, 2024

Start Your Day Right with These Blueberry Lemon Pancakes

Blueberry lemon pancakes

Lemons and blueberries are truly a match made in heaven. Especially when they are put into a fluffy warm pancake. If you're looking for a delicious & nutritious breakfast with unique flavors, you're in the right spot. We're going to dive into the amazing ingredients found in this recipe, then we'll share all the recipe details so you can make these amazing blueberry lemon pancakes yourself. 

Lemon Blueberry Pancakes Ingredient Highlights: 

There are a few key ingredients in the recipe that I want to highlight, because they not only add great flavor but they contribute some awesome nutritional benefits to these pancakes.

  1. Whole Wheat Flour:
    • High in dietary fiber, which supports digestive health, helps maintain a feeling of fullness, and may lower the risk of chronic diseases like heart disease and type 2 diabetes.
    • Contains essential nutrients such as iron, magnesium, and B vitamins (like folate and niacin) that are important for energy production and overall well-being.
    • Compared to refined flours, whole wheat flour retains more nutrients and provides a slower release of energy, contributing to better blood sugar control.
  2. Lemons (Zest and Juice): 
    • The zest contains essential oils that add flavor and may have antimicrobial benefits. 
    • Rich in vitamin C, an antioxidant that supports immune function, skin health, and collagen production.
  3. Plain Greek Yogurt 
    • Excellent source of protein, which is important for muscle maintenance, satiety, and overall body repair.
    • Contains probiotics, beneficial bacteria that support gut health and may improve digestion and immune function.
    • Provides calcium, phosphorus, and B vitamins like riboflavin and vitamin B12, important for bone health and energy metabolism.
    • Lower in sugar compared to flavored yogurts, making it a healthier option.
  4. Honey: 
    • Natural sweetener that adds sweetness to the pancakes without refined sugars.
    • Contains antioxidants and antimicrobial properties, although the amounts in a typical serving are relatively small.
    • Provides small amounts of vitamins and minerals like vitamin B6, niacin, and potassium.

So as you can see, the ingredients in this recipe are amazing! Let's dive into how to make lemon blueberry pancakes. 

Blueberry Lemon Pancakes Recipe 


  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • ½ tsp. baking soda
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 2 medium lemons
  • ¾ cup low-fat milk
  • 1 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 Tbsp. honey
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 cup blueberries (fresh or frozen)


  • Zest the lemons. Set zest aside. Juice lemons until you have ¼ cup juice.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and lemon zest. Set aside.
  • In a small bowl, mix together the lemon juice and milk. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl combine yogurt, eggs, honey, and vanilla. Mix until well combined. Whisk in the milk and lemon mixture until smooth.
  • Pour the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients. Mix until just combined.
  • Heat a skillet or griddle to medium heat. Spray with nonstick cooking spray.
  • Scoop portions of batter (about ¼ cup at a time) into the skillet or onto the griddle. Cook 2-3 minutes, flip pancake, and cook 2-3 minutes on other side.
  • Serve with toppings of choice.

Optional Toppings: Fruit, maple syrup, powdered sugar

Blueberry lemon pancakes

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