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Super Seed Toaster Waffles

We know there isn’t always time to make a breakfast that the whole family will like. These healthy waffles are an easy make-ahead recipe that can be frozen and quickly toasted when needed – YUM!

These little waffles are loaded with healthy fats and fibre from the seeds. Have 7.5 grams* of protein each! And are sweetened with apples (no refined sugars here!). Most importantly, they have vegetables in them and in our books getting vegetables at breakfast is a parenting win. 

Super Seed Toaster Waffles

Makes 16 waffles (based on ⅓ heaping cup of batter per waffle)

Ingredients

  • 2 cup all-purpose flour 
  • 2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 tablespoons hemp seeds
  • 4 tablespoons ground flax seeds
  • 4 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 4 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • 3 cup milk 
  • 4 large eggs
  • ½ cup olive or avocado oil
  • 1.5 cups shredded apple (about 2 medium apples)
  • 1 cup shredded zucchini or carrot ( about 1 small zucchini or 2 medium carrots)

Preparation

  1. Preheat waffle iron according to the manufacturer’s instructions. 
  2. In a large bowl, whisk flour, baking powder, salt, and seeds. Set aside.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk milk, eggs, and oil; pour over flour mixture, and whisk gently to combine. Stir in shredded apple and zucchini or carrots. 
  4. Following the manufacturer’s instructions, cook waffles until deep golden brown and crisp. If needed, oil waffle maker. 
  5. To freeze, split waffle into toaster sized pieces. Lay waffles flat on a sheet pan and put in the freezer for 4 hours or until completely frozen. Transfer to freezer bag or container. Keep for up to 6 months frozen.
  6. When ready to eat, toast waffles in a toaster or in a 400 degree fahrenheit oven until crisp and hot. Serve with maple syrup, Strawberry Chia Jam, or your child’s favourite Love Child puree.

Recipe Notes

To make this recipe gluten-free, replace 2 cups all-purpose flour with 2 cups of gluten-free all-purpose flour that includes xanthan gum or 1:1 gluten-free flour. 

To make recipe plant-based, replace 1 cup milk with 1 cup unsweetened non-dairy alternative. Remove eggs from the recipe – without eggs, the waffles will be slightly less fluffy and crisp. 

*Based on 16 waffles made without substitutions.


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