How to Make Low Calorie Crepe For Weight Loss?

👨‍💼 Written by Abdur Rahman Choudhury, M.Sc.
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Key Takeaway: To make low-calorie crepes, just mix whole wheat flour, skim milk, eggs, and a pinch of salt in a blender, then cook thin layers in a non-stick skillet. 😋 Fill with fresh fruits or Greek yogurt for a guilt-free treat! 🍓

Did you know that crêpes are one of the oldest types of dishes in the world? They date back to ancient times and have been enjoyed by many cultures and cuisines. Crêpes are thin, delicate pancakes that can be filled with sweet or savory ingredients. They are perfect for breakfast, brunch, lunch, or dessert. 😋

But if you’re watching your weight, you might think that crêpes are off-limits. After all, they are made with flour, eggs, milk, butter, and sugar. That sounds like a lot of calories and fat, right? 😬

Well, I have some good news for you. You can make low calorie crêpes at home with a few simple tweaks. And they taste just as delicious as the regular ones. Trust me! In this blog post, I’ll share a delicious low-calorie crepe recipe that’ll make you say, “Oui, s’il vous plaît!” 🇫🇷

So, let’s dive right in! To make these classy low-calorie crepes, you’ll need a few simple ingredients:

  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 1/2 cups skim milk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Non-stick cooking spray

Now, I know what you’re thinking: “Whole wheat flour? Really?” But trust me, it’s a game-changer. Not only does it have more fiber than regular flour, but it also gives the crepes a hearty, earthy flavor that’s just divine. 🌾

To make the batter, combine the whole wheat flour, skim milk, eggs, and salt in a blender. Blend until smooth, then let the batter sit for about 15 minutes. This step is crucial, as it allows the batter to thicken, which will help you achieve that perfect crepe texture. ⏲️

Next, heat a non-stick skillet over medium heat and lightly coat it with cooking spray. Pour about 1/4 cup of batter into the skillet and swirl it around to create a thin, even layer. Cook the crepe for about 1-2 minutes, or until the edges start to curl up, and the bottom is golden brown. Then, gently flip it and cook for another 30-45 seconds. Voilà! You’ve got yourself a low-calorie crepe. 🍳

Now, for the best part: the filling! Since we’re aiming for a low-calorie treat, stick to fresh fruits, like strawberries, blueberries, or even a dollop of Greek yogurt. Yum! 🍓

You should get about 12 crêpes from this recipe. Each crêpe has only 68 calories and 0.7 grams of fat. That’s a huge difference from regular crêpes that have about 160 calories and 7 grams of fat each.

I know you’ll love these low-calorie crepes just as much as I do. They’re the perfect way to indulge in a guilt-free treat while sticking to your weight loss goals. Plus, they’re a cinch to make, and they taste just as good as the real deal. 😋

Before I wrap up, let me ask you a fun question: If you could travel anywhere in the world and have crepes, where would you go, and what would you put in your crepe? Let your culinary imagination run wild and share your dream crepe concoctions in the comments below! 🌍🥞

About Author

Abdur Rahman Choudhury

Abdur Rahman Chowdhury is a weight loss coach with 3+ years of experience. He holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Biochemistry from The Burdwan University, India. He also completed the "Lose Weight and Keep It Off" certificate course from Harvard Medical School, US. Abdur believes in the power of home-cooked meals and weight training to stay healthy and fit.

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