Super Yummy Whole Grain Waffle Recipe

Super Yummy Whole Grain Waffle Recipe

HOW TO MAKE WHOLE GRAIN WAFFLES

 

This is the best whole grain waffle recipe ever! I have been making these whole grain waffles for years, and there are a few reasons I just love them, first of all you use plain greek yogurt, which adds a good source or protein to your whole grain waffles, which helps to keep you full longer.

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Ingredients whole grain wafflesINGREDIENTS FOR WHOLE GRAIN WAFFLES

¾ cup all purpose flower

½ cup whole-wheat flour

½ cup rolled oats

1/4 teaspoon coarse salt

2 teaspoons baking powder

1 teaspoon baking soda

¼  cup packed light-brown sugar

3 Tablespoons melted butter, plus you will need more for your waffle iron

3 large (hopefully farm fresh) eggs

1 ½ cups plain, lowfat greek yogurt.

PLUS Your favorite music to cook too, Willie Nelson works here

 

 

First whisk together all dry ingredients, flour oats, salt, baking powder and baking soda. In another bowl, whisk together brown sugar, butter, eggs and yogurt until creamy smooth. Next stir in egg mixture into flour mixture and mix well to combine. The batter needs to set for 20 minutes. It will rise a bit

Meanwhile, heat your waffle iron, once heated brush with butter. Pour ½ cup batter into waffle iron, close and cook until waffle is toasty golden brown. My iron takes about 2-3 minutes. Place waffles on a baking sheet in a low temperature oven to keep warm. This recipe will make approximately 6 waffles depending on the size of you waffle iron.

TOPPINGS IDEAS FOR WHOLE GRAIN WAFFLES

Why just use syrup when there are so many other great toppingsYummy Whole Grain Waffles

How about trying these

  • Fresh jam
  • Warm real maple syrup
  • Powdered sugar
  • More plain greek yougurt
  • Blueberry syrup

 

Or… don’t add any topping, they have a great taste and don’t really need much. They pair nicely with an ice cold glass of milk too.whole grain waffles and milk

You can  make a double batch of these whole grain waffles, they keep well in the fridge for a week or in the freezer for a couple of months. Cook once eat twice. Who doesn’t love that!

When you are ready to use them, pop them in the toaster on a low setting to warm and crisp. YUM! I usually grab a few as I am headed out the door to feed animals and start my busy day, they are so satisfying.

Hope you enjoy this recipe today and have a restful, peaceful Sunday.

Until next time, happy trails.

 

 

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16 Comments

  1. OMG they look FAB, and I really the heart shape, is perfect!

    • Lisa J. Hoover

      HI Clara! I just love the heart shape too, my waffle iron is so old but still makes the heart waffles. A fun treat for sure, enjoy the waffles!

  2. So good I had to pin it!

    • Lisa J. Hoover

      Kristina you rock! Thanks for pinning! Enjoy the waffles and keep writing those great posts! Enjoyed your latest one with the old photos

  3. Healthy and cute, thanks for sharing

    • Lisa J. Hoover

      Thanks Lyn for reading and welcome to My Western Heart!

  4. This recipe is Godsend. I love waffles and my mother and I have often wondered if one could use a healthier version with whole grain, but did not dare to experiment especially since waffles is not part of Indian cuisine. Thank you for making my day!

    • Lisa J. Hoover

      Vatsala thank you for making my day with your great comment! Enjoy the waffles!! Please come back again!

  5. Will save your waffles’ receipe in my folder, we enjoy cooking together with my daughter and this could become her favourite! Thanks for sharing Lisa, enjoy Sunday!

  6. This looks super delicious, Lisa! I love it that it’s from scratch, so good and healthy!

    • Lisa J. Hoover

      Hi Delia! They are not only super healthy and yummy…how cool is that…they keep you full a long time. Thanks for stopping by! Come and read the adventures of the traveling jeans

  7. Have to try these waffles!! They look amazing and reminds me of the buck wheat pancakes my dad use to make for us as kids! Thanks Lisa! you are amazing!

    • Lisa J. Hoover

      The are amazing, we eat them all the time. Enjoy! Would love your recipe for buck wheat pancakes 🙂

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