Whole Wheat Buttermilk Biscuits Recipe – 3 Points +

Whole Wheat Buttermilk Biscuit

A couple of weeks ago, I posted a delicious recipe for Country Fried Steak and Gravy, and said I was going to work on a good, low calorie buttermilk recipe to go along with it. Well, it turns out that I already had one! But just for fun, I decided to alter my own version just a bit, and make it with whole wheat flour and reduced fat buttermilk instead. O M G. They were so good!! Usually, I find that recipes with whole wheat flour, just never taste quite as good as all purpose flour, but these healthy buttermilk biscuits were a real surprise. Fluffy, moist, and pretty darn big, they ended up still having 3 Points +, but the nutritional stats were better. And any way I can sneak something healthy into my family’s meals without sacrificing flavor, you can bet I’m going to do it. My husband and 2yr old gobbled these down in seconds – they were a definite hit and will be on my menu many times to come. Now….my next goal is to find out how to make a low calorie Red Lobster Cheddar Bay Biscuits Recipe!!

Whole Wheat Buttermilk Biscuits Recipe

A healthier version of traditional homemade buttermilk biscuit recipes, these moist and fluffy biscuits have packed on some great nutritional stats, while still keeping the Points + count low. Though not an official one of Weight Watchers Buttermilk Biscuit Recipes, this tasty version is a must try for anyone counting Points or Points +!

Ingredients

  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup reduced fat buttermilk
  • 2 tbsp fat free mayonnaise
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees and spray a 6 cup muffin tin with cooking spray.
  2. Stir ingredients together and divide evenly between 6 muffin cups.
  3. Bake for 12 minutes or until golden brown.

Cooking time (duration): 15

Diet type: Vegetarian

Diet (other): Reduced fat, Reduced carbohydrate, High protein

Number of servings (yield): 6

Meal type: breakfast

Culinary tradition: USA (Southern)

Entire recipe makes 6 servings
Serving size is 1 biscuit
Each serving = 3 Points +

PER SERVING: 99 calories; 1 g fat; 19 g carbohydrates; 8 g protein; 3 g fiber

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Comments

  1. Do these freeze well? Just made a batch and I usually freeze muffins and enjoy over a few weeks, day by day. Any tips?

    I’d usually defrost in the fridge overnight than microwave for ~20seconds.

  2. Heather M says:

    Hmmm… tasted flour-y and didn’t conform to the pan as it was SO thick… I am def sure it is not the recipe LOL Any suggestions? I want biscuits!! HAHA

  3. Do you think fat-free Miracle Whip would work as well?

  4. Just made these last night, they were good, thick but good lol……..my husband liked them too :) thanks!

  5. Thank you, Laaloosh! I doubled this recipe, and whipped it out in no time! My kids were amazed that I actually made them from scratch, AND they were good for us! Very easy, and really delicious!

  6. A friend of mine told me last week of a very eazy low pt ww muffin recipe(2pts-new points plus value) w/3 major/basic ingredients a box of spice cake mix, large can of canned/pumkin pie pumkin & 1 cup wheat bran. Make the spice cake as directed (adding ur eggs water & oil) add other 2 ingredients bake @ 350 4 30-45 min. She baked some & brought me 2 2day, they were yummy! I'm going 2 the store 2morrow 2 get the wheat bran 2 make more :)

  7. Lindsey says:

    i can't afford to do the new weight watcher so i have the old program and the old calculater….so for me these biscuits are only 1 point and i am soooooooooo excited to try these?!?!?!?!?! i love pasta and bread so thank you!

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