|Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)|
|Servings: 6 waffles (6 servings)|
|Amount per serving|
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 14g||18%|
|Saturated Fat 3g||17%|
|Total Carbohydrate 27g||10%|
|Dietary Fiber 3g||10%|
|*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.|
This low-calorie waffles with blueberries recipe is one that works out well for a day when you don't have anything better planned. The ingredients are typically stocked in most kitchens, including the blueberries if they are frozen. Best of all, it's easy to put together.
These waffles also make a terrific breakfast or brunch item and are great on a long weekend morning. They beat any regular waffle recipes when it comes to nutrition because the recipe includes whole-wheat flour and contains only small amounts of sugar and oil, as opposed to the excessive butter and sugar content of other recipes.
Then there is the addition of the all-powerful blueberry, a fruit that is super high in nutrients and antioxidants. The recipes itself calls for blueberries in the batter, but feel free to top your waffles with low-fat blueberry syrup for an extra nutrition boost.
They can be cooked in a Belgian waffle maker for added crispiness but a traditional waffle maker will work just as well. Top them with the syrup of your choice. It just doesn't get any better.
Next, in a large bowl, combine the whole wheat flour, all-purpose flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Gently stir the dry ingredients together until they are well combined. Next, make a well in the center of the flour mixture.
In a separate smaller bowl, mix together the milk, egg, and oil. Stir with a whisk until the mixture is well combined.
Pour the wet ingredient mixture into the middle of the well in the dry ingredients and gently stir all the ingredients together. Finally, fold in the blueberries using a large spoon.
Once the waffle iron is heated, pour about 1/4 cup of the batter into each compartment of the waffle iron. Cook until waffles are lightly browned and crisp timing them according to your specific waffle iron's directions. You might need to experiment to get them to your liking.
Serve warm with blueberry syrup if desired.