Try these flaky biscuits in the morning with an egg white and veggie omelet or as a side to your heart-healthy dinner.
2 cups flour
2 tsp baking powder
¼ tsp baking soda
¼ tsp salt
2 Tbsp sugar
2/3 cup 1 percent-fat buttermilk
3 1/3 Tbsp vegetable oil
Preheat oven to 450°.
In a medium bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and sugar.
In a small bowl, stir together buttermilk and all of the oil. Pour over flour mixture and stir until well mixed.
On lightly floured surface, knead dough gently for 10-12 strokes. Roll or pat dough to ¾-inch thickness. Cut with 2-inch biscuit or cookie cutter, dipping cutter in flour between cuts. Transfer biscuits to an ungreased baking sheet.
Bake for 12 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm.
Serves 15 (Serving size: one biscuit)
Nutritional information: 99 calories; 3g fat; less than 1g saturated fat; less than 1mg cholesterol; 72mg sodium; 1g fiber; 2g protein; 15g carbohydrates; 102mg potassium