Sunday, March 27, 2011

Banana Nut (and maybe Chocolate Chip) Waffles

Its your call if they have a lil chocolate lovin', but I find it a perfectly reasonable splurge!

1 c white flour
1 c whole wheat flour
1 TBSP brown sugar
1/8 c rolled oats
1 TBSP baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
1 1/2 c lowfat buttermilk
1 mashed banana
1/2 -3/4 c natural applesauce  (enough to come to 1 cup WITH the banana added)
1/2 c egg beaters or 2 eggs
1 TBSP oil
1 TBSP flax seeds
1/4 c chopped walnuts
1/4 c semi-sweet chocolate chips (optional)
Preheat waffle iron.

In a medium bowl, mix first 7 dry ingredients together. Form a well in the center.

In another bowl, mix wet ingredients together. Add wet to dry and stir gently just until all is blended.

Add in flax seeds, walnuts, and chips and stir in.

Spray waffle iron with cooking spray and cook according to manufacturers directions.

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