Crepes are an easy way to wrap up a bit of fresh fruit in today’s wrap this, wrap that world. This crepes recipe is a very simple and basic. Whip these up and fill with your favorite fruit.

CrepesPrep Time: 70 min
Cook Time: 30 seconds
Ready In: 75 min

Servings: 8

Ingredients
2/3 cup Milk (1% milk)
2 medium Eggs
1½ tsp Vegetable Oil
½ cup All-purpose Flour

Directions
Combine milk, eggs, and 1 teaspoon vegetable oil in mixing bowl. Beat with rotary beater or mixer until well blended. Add flour; continue to beat until mixed. Allow to stand about 1 hour.
Brush a crepe pan with a little of the remaining oil. Heat pan over medium heat until water dropped on surface dances. Pour 1/4 cup batter into pan all at once, lifting pan off heat and turning to batter coats all surfaces evenly. Hold over heat, continuing to rotate and flip crepe over, cooking on either side 15 seconds. Slide crepe out of pan onto waxed paper.
Repeat until all batter is cooked. Place each cooked crepe between layers of waxed paper. Well-wrapped crepes can be stored in the refrigerator for 2 days or in the freezer up to 3 months.

Tips & Notes
Fruits are nature’s wonderful gift to mankind; indeed, medicines packed with vitamins, minerals, anti-oxidants and many phyto-nutrients (Plant derived micronutrients). They are an absolute feast to our sight, not just because of their color and flavor but for their unique nutrition-profile that help the human body free of diseases and stay healthy.

Fruits are low in calories and fat and are a source of simple sugars, fiber and vitamins, which are essential for optimizing our health.
Fruits provide plenty of soluble dietary fiber, which helps to ward of cholesterol and fats from the body and to get relief from constipation as well.
Fruits contain many antioxidants. These compounds, help keep the human body protected from oxidant stress, diseases and cancers, and help the body develop capacity to fight against these ailments by boosting our immunity level. Many fruits, when compared to vegetables and cereals, have very high antioxidant value.
Anthocyanins are flavonoid category of poly-phenolic compounds found in some “blue fruits” like blue-black grapes, mulberries, acai berry, chokeberry, blueberries, blackberries and in many vegetables featuring blue or deep purple color. Eating fruits rich in blue pigments offers many health benefits. These compounds have potent anti-oxidant properties, remove free radicals from the body, and thus offer protection against cancers, aging, infections, etc. These pigments tend to concentrate just underneath the skin.
Fruit’s health benefiting properties are because of their richness in vitamins, minerals, micro-nutrients, antioxidants, which helps the body prevent or at least prolong the natural changes of aging by protecting and rejuvenating cells, tissues and organs.
Their overall benefits are manifold! Fruit nutrition benefits protects from minor ailments like wrinkling of skin, hair-fall and memory loss to major ailments like age-related macular degeneration of the retina in the eyes, Alzheimer’s disease, colon cancers, weak bones (osteoporosis). The list of fruit nutrition benefits never ends.

Nutritional Information Per Serving
Calories: 63
Total Fat: 3g
Total Carbohydrates: 6g
Protein: 3g

Source: DiabetesCare.net

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