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Hungry Girl Today: 2.23.10


Hungry G's Sausage, Egg 'n Cheese ChickGriddle

Pancake Party!
As big fans of the whole sweet 'n salty combo, we HAD to make over this
tempting breakfast treat from Mickey D's. Get ready to FLIP over Hungry G's
Sausage, Egg 'n Cheese ChickGriddle!

1 tsp. light whipped butter or light buttery spread (like Brummel & Brown)
2 1/2 tbsp. sugar-free pancake syrup
1 1/2 tbsp. whole-wheat flour
1/4 tsp. baking powder
1 Morningstar Farms veggie sausage patty (or another low-fat sausage patty
with about 80 calories)
1 slice fat-free American cheese
1/4 cup fat-free liquid egg substitute (like Egg Beaters Original)
Optional: additional sugar-free pancake syrup, for dipping

To make the pancake batter, place butter in a microwave-safe bowl and
nuke for 10 seconds, or until melted. Add syrup, flour, and baking powder,
and mix thoroughly.

Bring a skillet sprayed with nonstick spray to medium heat. Add batter to
form two small pancakes. Cook for 3 - 4 minutes per side, flipping carefully,
until golden brown. Then plate and set aside.

Cook sausage patty according to package instructions, either in the
microwave or in a skillet sprayed with nonstick spray. Top one pancake with
the cheese slice, followed by the sausage patty. Set aside.

Re-spray the skillet and return to medium heat. Pour in egg substitute and
allow it to spread out evenly -- do not scramble. Once mostly cooked
through, flip and allow it to finish cooking. Gently fold it in half once, and then
in half again. Place over the cheese-topped sausage patty, and finish it all off
with the remaining pancake. If you like, dunk your ChickGriddle in some
syrup. Yum time!


Serving Size: 1 breakfast sandwich (entire recipe)
Calories: 210
Fat: 5g
Sodium: 834mg
Carbs: 20g
Fiber: 2.5g
Sugars: 2g
Protein: 22.5g

POINTS® value 4*

McDonald's Sausage, Egg & Cheese McGriddle

Griddle Me Fat...
When McGriddles first burst onto the scene, people didn't know what to make
of them. A cheese-meat-'n-egg sandwich on PANCAKES?! Some were
confused and even a little scared, perhaps. But we were kinda fascinated by
the combo of ingredients. Intrigued by the idea and yet APPALLED at the
insanely high calorie tally and fat count -- 560 calories and over 30 fat grams
for a fairly petite breakfast item? Um, Ronald, you realize that this thing is
worse than having a Big Mac for breakfast, right? In fact, two regular
hamburgers AND a small order of fries amount to less fat than this breakfast
bozo! Yikes. We thought it was about time to bring this fattycake sandwich
down. Veggie sausage, low-cal pancakes, fat-free cheese, egg substitute...
It's a no-brainer! And we like ours dipped in sugar-free pancake syrup. If
you think that makes us weird, then so be it: We're weird. But remember,
you're the one reading daily emails from weirdos...

Serving Size: 1 breakfast sandwich
Calories: 560
Fat: 32g
Sodium: 1,360mg
Carbs: 48g
Fiber: 2g
Sugars: 15g
Protein: 20g

POINTS® value 13*

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