Sep 12, 2014

Whole Wheat Waffles

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A healthy, high fiber breakfast is important  but it can also be fun. And waffles are fun. Let’s talk about how healthy they are first. My waffles are made with 100% whole wheat pastry flour and extra light olive oil so… fiber and heart healthy fat. Then I bake each one with a big pile of sliced almonds for extra protein and extra crunch. The almonds get baked into the waffle and then you get a fantastic toasted almond flavor with each bite. Oh, and they are easy to make from scratch. Putting the batter together takes less than five minutes!

Now let’s talk about the fun part… what to put on your waffles. Well, there’s a little butter and of course real maple syrup, or honey, maybe some sliced bananas, strawberries, blueberries, peanut butter, yogurt, or take a minute to cook up some caramelized apples. Here’s how I see it. Let’s say you have three waffles. Put some healthy fresh fruit on the first one, some maple syrup on the second one, and the third one can be dessert. What’s wrong with a few chocolate chips or a little drizzle of chocolate syrup if it means you’re having whole grain waffles? A friend of mine wouldn’t tell you but she puts vanilla frozen yogurt on her third waffle… but you never heard it from me. Click here for the recipe. – Jenny Jones

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6 Comments on "Whole Wheat Waffles"

  1. Sharon

    Can these be frozen?

  2. AMY

    I just wondering if i can use almond flour instead of whole wheat pastry flour. Can I also use apple sauce instead of oil? Thanks for the recipe.

    • Jenny

      I’ve never used either one but I see some recipes online using almond flour so that would probably work. As for apple sauce, I really don’t know. I’ve tried baking with apple sauce and never liked the result. You could try eliminating the oil and increase the eggs but you’re probably better off to find a specific almond-flour waffles recipe.

      • Marilyn

        I agree….I never liked applesauce as a substitution either

  3. sue

    Wow! Those look great!! Definitely buying a waffle iron and trying these.

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