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

Ingredients:
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

Directions
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 www.allrecipes.com
Recommended by Meriter’s Clinical Dietitian, Krista Kohls.

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