Healthy Recipe: Homestyle Biscuits

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Healthy Recipe: Homestyle BiscuitsThe fall weather and holiday dinners are rapidly approaching. Few things say traditional family dinner more than home-style biscuits. Just the smell of warm, delicious biscuits can bring the nostalgic feelings rushing back. Not to mention, these family dinner staples are very filling. (Recipe courtesy of National Institutes of Health)


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • ⅔ cup low-fat (1%) buttermilk
  • 3 tablespoons + 1 teaspoon vegetable oil


  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  2. In medium bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and sugar.
  3. In small bowl, stir together buttermilk and oil. Pour over flour mixture and stir until well mixed.
  4. On lightly floured surface, knead dough gently for 10–12 strokes. Roll or pat dough to ¾-inch thickness. Cut with a 2-inch round biscuit or cookie cutter, dipping cookie cutter in flour between cuts. Transfer biscuits to an ungreased baking sheet.
  5. Bake for 12 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm.

These biscuits have 99 calories each, and 3g of total fat.

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