Waffle iconGood-for-You Waffles and Topper Recipe

These waffles are delicious and healthy topped with fresh fruit.


1/4 cup water
1/4 cup nutritional yeast
1 cup sifted light rye flour
1-1/2 cup sifted whole wheat pastry flour
3 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
2 to 2-1/2 cups water
6 egg whites
2 teaspoons cream of tartar


Waffles Gradually add the 1/4 cup of water to the yeast to make a thick paste. Sift the dry ingredients and spices together. While stirring, gradually add the water and the yeast-water mixture until you get a cake batter consistency. Beat vigorously for several minutes. Beat the egg whites and cream of tartar until the whites are stiff and will form a peak. Gently fold the whites into the batter.

Do not stir or beat. Use a nonstick waffle iron to bake to your taste.

Recipe makes 6 servings.

Nutrition Information:

Serving size: 2 waffles
Calories: 178; Total Fat: 0.8g; Saturated Fat: trace; Cholesterol: 0mg

Good-For-You Waffle Topper

Trio of fresh blueberries 2 cups blueberries, fresh or frozen
1 cup low fat lemon yogurt

Rinse and drain blueberries. Place a hefty dollop (about 2 tablespoons) of yogurt and a 1/4 cup of blueberries on each waffle. Per 2-tablespoon serving: 4g protein, 1g fat, 109mg calcium, 19g carbohydrates, 93 calories

Note: The Topper is also delicious on toaster waffles and pancakes!

Blueberry Waffle

Talk about a topper! Here's a super quick recipe with one sweet, tasty waffle topper!

Top 1 frozen whole grain waffle, toasted, with 1/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips and place in toaster oven or oven set to 350 degrees. Heat to slightly melt chocolate chips. Top with 1/4 cup blueberries and 2 ounces fat free vanilla yogurt. Total calories: 350.

Did you know?

The first week of September is National Waffle Week.


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