Pumpkin Oatmeal Waffles
Great source of fiber
Helps in weight management
Who doesn’t love some warm waffles in the morning? These Pumpkin Oatmeal Waffles aren’t just tasty; they’re whole wheat. This makes them a great source of fiber and protein, assisting in weight management and digestion.
There are also probiotics in this recipe from the kefir. These also assist in digestion. Probiotics are beneficial microorganisms that help move food through the stomach.
Beta-carotene is a flavonoid compound with powerful antioxidants that protects the body from free radicals. Research shows that having a healthy intake of beta-carotene in your diet helps decrease the risk of cardiovascular diseases and certain cancers.
Important Note – Phytotherapi’s weight loss or diabetes protocols use a specific Nutritional Guide. If you’re currently undergoing those protocols, wait until after you’re done with the program before eating this meal.
Ingredients (6 servings):
1 Cup regular rolled oats (broken down to coarse meal in food processor)
1 Cup whole wheat flour
½ Cup plain kefir
1 ½ Cups Water
1 15 oz. can pumpkin
3 Tbs. coconut oil
2 Tbs. coconut palm sugar
1 tsp. cinnamon
½ tsp. nutmeg
½ tsp. sea salt
1 tsp. baking powder (no aluminum)
1 tsp. vanilla extract
2 Eggs (organic, free-range)
Ingredients (Berry Sauce):
6 cups fresh or frozen mixed berries
½ Cup zgave
1-1 ½ Cups water
1 Dash sea salt
The night before, mix the flour, oats, kefir and water together. Cover and let sit overnight. In the morning, place in a food processor, adding the remaining ingredients and pulse until well-mixed. Don’t overmix. Heat waffle iron and cook until done.
Enjoy with real maple syrup or berry sauce (see below)
Directions (berry sauce):
Puree all ingredients in a blender until desired consistency. Serve over waffles or pancakes.