Posts tagged Breakfast


Banana Split Waffles

Banana Split WafflesCreate a special, healthy treat fit for just two or the whole family with this spin on an old soda fountain favorite.

Ingredients

  • 1 ¾ cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 Tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 bananas, mashed
  • 11 fl. oz vanilla soy milk
  • 1/8 cup cooking oil

Toppings

  • 20 oz can crushed pineapple, drained
  • 6 strawberries, sliced
  • Chocolate syrup
  • Dried cherries

Instructions

  1. Prep and heat waffle iron according to manufacturer’s instructions.
  2. In a medium mixing bowl, combine flour, brown sugar, baking powder, and salt. Mix to combine and then form a well.
  3. In the middle of the well, place vanilla, mashed bananas, soy milk, and cooking oil.
  4. With a large spoon, combine the mixture but do not over mix. There should still be lumps in the batter.
  5. Cook batter in waffle iron according to directions.
  6. Top with crushed pineapple, strawberries, chocolate syrup, and dried cherries.

Yield: Makes 1-2 waffles per person, depending on waffle iron size.


Asparagus and Grape Stuffed Vegan Omelet

Asparagus and Grape Stuffed Vegan OmeletOne vegan omelet is enough to satisfy one or two people.  Enjoy for breakfast, brunch, or lunch.

Ingredients

  • 10 stalks of asparagus cut into 1 inch stalks (approx. 1 ¼ cup)
  • ½ cup halved red grapes
  • ½ cup chickpea flour
  • 2 Tbsp nutritional yeast
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp nutmeg
  • ¼ tsp dill
  • ½ tsp thyme
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp pepper
  • ½ cup coconut water
  • 1 tsp balsamic vinegar

 Instructions

  1. Steam asparagus in a steamer for 8 minutes.  Add halved red grapes and steam for an additional 4 minutes.  Toss steamed asparagus and red grapes in balsamic vinegar.
  2. Spray a 10-inch frying pan with pan spray.  Heat over medium heat.  Mix together chickpea flour, baking powder, nutmeg, dill, and thyme in a bowl until well blended.  Using a whisk, slowly whisk in the coconut water until a smooth batter forms.  Add batter to the frying pan and spread evenly across pan.  Cook for 6-8 minutes until the batter is cooked through and able to be removed with a spatula.  Add asparagus and red grapes on top of chickpea omelet.  Fold in half and remove from pan.

Yield: 1 omelet