Whole Grain Pumpkin Waffles with Cream Cheese Topping

Looking for a better way to energise your body in the mornings? Try these delicious pumpkin waffles, perfect for cold fall mornings! Topped with pumpkin seeds, and packed with whole grains these waffles will keep you full all morning! If you are trying to incorporate more whole grains and veggies into your diet, these waffles are so delicious, it’s a great way to start!

Serves: 2
Prep Time: 5 mins

Ingredients:

1 cup Whole Wheat Flour
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp cinnamon
½ tsp salt
1 cup milk of choice (dairy, almond, etc)
1 Tbsp coconut oil
2/3 cup canned pumpkin puree
1 egg, beaten
4 Tbsp Maple Syrup, divided
4 oz cream cheese
Pumpkin Seeds, raw, for topping

Method:

1. In large bowl, combine dry ingredients. Mix well until well blended.
2. In a microwaveable dish heat butter and oil until steaming
3. Add egg, pumpkin, 2 Tbsp of the syrup and warm milk mixture to dry ingredients. Stir well.
4. Add to preheated, greased waffle maker and cook until golden brown.
5. Meanwhile mix remaining 2 Tbsp syrup with cream cheese in a small bowl until creamy. Use with pumpkin seeds as a topping for warm waffles

Hayley is a Registered Dietician Nutritionist, a part-time yoga teacher, and full-time mother. She is passionate about health, nature, and empowering others to reach their full health potential. She works as a health coach, nutrition writer, recipe developer and group fitness instructor. She is energetic and passionate about delicious food and promoting health of the body, mind, and spirit. She hopes to inspire others to eat closely to the way that nature intended, capitalizing on the amazing benefits of whole, unprocessed foods. Follow her posts for nutrition advice and delicious recipes!

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