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Buffet Whole-Grain Waffles with Strawberries and Almonds

A restaurant buffet waffle with syrup and whipped cream (yes!) can have 530 energy and 11 grams saturated fat (no way!). We serve up the candies however maintain the greater energy.

buffet Whole-Grain Waffles with Strawberries and Almonds

buffet Whole-Grain Waffles with Strawberries and Almonds

INGREDIENTS

    • 1/2 cup rolled oats
    • 1/2 cup whole-wheat flour
    • 1 tablespoon ground flaxseed
    • 2 teaspoons baking powder
    • 1/4 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 1 egg, separated
    • 3/4 cup skim milk
    • 1/4 cup mashed banana
    • 1 tablespoon canola oil
    • Vegetable oil cooking spray
    • 3/4 cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt, divided
    • 1 1/2 cups sliced strawberries, divided
    • 3 tablespoons sliced almonds, divided
    • 6 teaspoons maple syrup, divided

PREPARATION

    1. A heat waffle iron. In a blender, process oats until flourlike in texture. In a bowl, combine oats with the flour, flaxseed, baking powder, pumpkin pie spice, and salt. In a second bowl, beat egg white until stiff peaks form. In a third bowl, mix milk, banana, oil and egg yolk. Gently stir milk-banana mixture into dry ingredients; gently fold in egg white until just combined. Coat waffle iron with cooking spray; pour 1/3 cup batter onto iron, and cook until waffle is crispy and pale gold, about 4 minutes. Repeat twice. Top each waffle with 1/4 cup yogurt, 1/2 cup strawberries, 1 tablespoon almonds, and 2 teaspoon syrup.

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