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Healthy Pumpkin Waffles

The perfect Fall Breakfast!! These fluffy, healthy Pumpkin Waffles are bursting with pumpkin spice flavor!
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 4 minutes
Total Time 14 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 248kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups oat flour or all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon pumpkin spice
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin puree
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup or honey
  • 1 cup almond milk or milk of choice
  • 2 tablespoons greek yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions

  • Heat a waffle maker while mixing ingredients.
  • Add the oat flour, pumpkin pie spice, baking powder, baking soda and salt to a medium mixing bowl and blend together.
  • In a large mixing bowl, add the eggs, pumpkin puree, , maple syrup, milk, yogurt and whisk until combined. (being careful not to over-mix)
  • Add the dry ingredients to the pumpkin mixture and stir gently to just combine.
  • Spray the waffle maker with cooking spray and pour in 1/2 cup worth of batter.
  • Cook for about 4 minutes or follow the waffle makers manufacturer’s suggested cooking time.
  • To keep the waffles crisp, put them on a cooling rack instead of stacking them on a plate.

Notes

Reheat waffles directly on oven rack at 350 degrees for 3-4 minutes to get them crispy again.
Use gluten-free flour if desired. Oat flour is also gluten-free. 
Grind your own oats in a food processor until fine to make your own oat flour.
Substitute white whole wheat flour or use a mixture of flours if desired.
Substitute honey or brown sugar for the maple syrup in the mixture.
Substitute canola or vegetable oil for the yogurt if preferred.
Mix a little water in with all-natural peanut butter until thin enough to pour over top of the waffles.
Nutritional information includes fat free Greek Yogurt.
To freeze waffle: wrap each cooled waffle in plastic wrap and place them in a freezer friendly plastic zip closure bag for up to 2 months.

Nutrition

Serving: 1waffle | Calories: 248kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 93mg | Sodium: 559mg | Potassium: 483mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 4905IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 234mg | Iron: 3mg