These nutritious waffles are dense and packed with flavor from vanilla and apples. The recipe can easily be doubled and any leftovers reheated in a toaster oven and served with yogurt, nuts, fresh fruit or unsweetened apple butter.
Makes 6 waffles.
1/4 cup cornmeal
1/4 cup buckwheat flour
1/2 cup brown rice flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt
1/2 cup nonfat plain yogurt
1 tablespoon canola oil
1 teaspoon gluten-free vanilla extract
1 medium red apple, diced
1. Preheat a waffle iron.
2. In a large bowl, combine cornmeal, buckwheat and brown rice flours, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
3. In a separate bowl, whisk together yogurt, eggs, 2 tablespoons water, oil and vanilla.
4. Add to dry ingredients.
5. Stir in apples.
6. Thin the batter, if necessary, with 1 tablespoon of water at a time.
7. Scoop 1/3 cup of batter into the waffle maker and cook until golden brown and crisp.
Per Serving: Serving size: 1 waffle, 150 calories (40 from fat), 4.5g total fat, 1g saturated fat, 70mg cholesterol, 280mg sodium, 23g carbohydrates, (2 g dietary fiber, 4g sugar), 5g protein.
Whole Foods Markets are located in Yonkers at One Ridge Hill, in White Plains at 100 Bloomingdale Road, in Port Chester at 575 Boston Post Road, and in Connecticut at 150 Ledge Road, Darien and 90 E. Putnam Ave., Greenwich.
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