Sunday, February 5, 2012

Superbowl Sunday & Blueberry Protein Waffles

Hi there :)  Happy Superbowl Sunday!!!  I'm just dropping by to give you a quick little post about breakfast, before I head out to brunch with the ladies at my fave brunch restaurant ever.  So, as you know, I started making protein waffles lately and I promised there would be lots of combos on the blog.  Well, let me just say I am in serious love with protein waffles for breakfast.  Not only are they easy, but they also require minimal cleanup.  Besides, who wouldn't love a gigantic waffle for one?  Especially one that's less than 300 calories, provides 8 grams of fiber, 20 grams of protein and one serving of fruit :)

This is my favorite so far - I want this for every meal, pretty much every day.  I topped mine with a combo of 1 tbsp agave mixed with 1 tsp coconut oil.  

Enjoy your Superbowl Sunday!  I'm making chocolate chip cookie cupcakes to take to a party :)  YUM!

Blueberry Protein Waffle
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Ingredients

2 tbsp Bob's Red Mill All-Purpose gluten-free flour
1 heaping tbsp vanilla protein powder
1 tbsp cornmeal
1 tbsp flax seed, ground
1/4 tsp baking powder
1/2 cup blueberries, frozen
1/4 cup milk + 2 tbsp
1/2 tsp vanilla
1 tsp canola oil

1. Combine dry ingredients in a small cup, add wet ingredients.  Stir to combine.
2. Set aside, about 10-15 minutes, until batter thickens slightly - add blueberries.
3. Cook in a pre-heated waffle iron, about 4 minutes, until edges are crispy and waffle removes easily from the pan. 



What are your plans for Superbowl Sunday?