Healthy Recipe – Whole Grain Waffles

This is a great way to start a healthy Saturday morning.  You can top these with cut-up berries and a little lite syrup or applesauce.  This batter even keeps for a couple days in the refrigerator if you want to make extra!

Makes 6 servings

2 eggs, beaten
1 3/4 cups skim milk
1/4 cup canola oil
1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 cup whole wheat flour
1/2 cup flax seed meal (ground flax seed)
1/4 cup wheat germ
1/4 cup all purpose flour
4 tsp baking powder
1 tablespoon sugar or honey
1/4 tsp salt

1. In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk, oil, applesauce, and vanilla.  Beat in whole wheat flour, flax seed meal, wheat germ, all-purpose flour, baking powder, sugar, and salt until batter is smooth.
2. Preheat a waffle iron, and coat with cooking spray.  Pour batter into waffle iron in batches, and cook until crisp and golden brown.

Compliments of
Recommended by Meriter’s Clinical Dietitian, Krista Kohls.

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