Marcie’s Fabulously Fall Fruit-n-Nut Protein Waffles

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Happy 🍁November🍁 1st 🍁Everyone!! When I wake up… The first thing I see out my window is a lovely oak preserve…. Trees, turkeys and clouds…oh what joy! And today… This fantastic fall morning… In addition to this view … I hear the sound of glorious rain! Glorious wonderful heavenly rain💦☂! Well, 💁🏽I don’t know about you…. But… When I wake up to a morning like this… Recipes flood 🤓my brain… And so…I present to you… Marcie’s Fabulously Fall Fruit-n-Nut protein waffles! Oh my… They are quite delish… Sooooo completely how my mind imagined they would be … (Well almost.. I’m a perfectionist I admit it! Haha! Always something I can tweak.. But I digress… Let’s just say these need so little tweaking!! I believe u will luv them!!) And you betta believe… I will be sharing this recipe with you all… After I finish my ☕️🍴breakfast of course…. 😘 👏🏻 happy 👏🏻happy 👏🏻Fall my IG Friends!!! @sproutliving @terrasoul @honeyville grains #waffles #organic #cleanliving #glutenfree #protein #livelovelaugh #fall

Marcie’s Fabulously Fall Fruit-n-Nut Protein Waffles:

The players:
2 C Honeyville Almond Flour
1/2 C Let’s Do Organics Coconut Flour
3 Scoops Sprout Living Pumpkin Protein
2 Tsp Terrasoul Vanilla Bean Powder
1/2 C chopped unsalted sunflower seeds
2 tsp Bobs Red Mill baking soda
2 tsp Braggs apple cider vinegar
3/4 tsp pink Himalayan sea salt
1 tsp good quality vanilla extract
1/2 c organic coconut oil (measured solid)
1/3 c organic 100% coconut milk
3/4 c + 1/2 c liquid egg whites
2 C organic frozen blueberries
2 super ripe bananas

~Equipment:
•Waffle iron
•Hand held electric mixer
•Mixing Bowls, measuring spoons, rubber spatulas, etc.
•Non-Stick Coconut Oil Spray

The Game Plan:

~Preheat waffle iron.

~In a small bowl or mug:
•measure out coconut oil and melt for 30 seconds in microwave. Set aside.

~In small bowl:
•Measure frozen blueberries and set out on counter to soften slightly.

~In small bowl or mug:
•measure out baking soda, add apple cider vinegar, stir and set aside. This will activate and add some umphhhhh to your batter ;p

~In large bowl:
•Measure out almond flour, coconut flour, pumpkin protein, vanilla bean powder, sunflower seeds, sea salt, mix well. Set aside.

~In medium bowl:
•Place bananas, coconut milk, coconut oil, vanilla extract. Using a hand held masher, mash everything together. Set aside.

~In a medium size mixing bowl:
•Measure out liquid egg whites and whip with electric mixer to medium-stiff peaks. Set aside.

~Now bring it all home:
•Using a large rubber spatula—>Fold mashed-banana mixture into flour-nut mixture. Mix well. Stir in apple cider vinegar mixture. Fold in blueberries. Throughly and gently fold in egg whites. Batter will be thick and this is perfect!

~ Spray waffle iron with nonstick coconut oil spray. Scoop batter onto waffle iron and gently spread evenly to cover your waffle iron shape. Close waffle iron and cook until steaming stops. Remove and set in a warmed oven while you make next couple of batches… Or serve and eat (hehe!) while continuing to cook remaining batter… VIP: DON’T FORGET TO RE-SPRAY WAFFLE IRON BEFORE EACH Batch!!

Serve with warmed fresh fruit, cinnamon-infused pure maple syrup, cinnamon-honey or whatever your wonderful-little-heart desires😋

Note: These protein pancakes have no added sugary ingredients. The natural sweetness comes from bananas and blueberries. So don’t expect them to taste like typical sugary waffles. They remind me a little of granola. These here waffles are more hearty, still light in texture, but filled with solid nutrients to be long sustaining and energy giving. The added crunchiness of the sunflower seeds gives a delish granola-esque quality. These are adapted from my mocha-spice protein waffles where I soak dates in strong coffee. When using dates, the waffles tend to be sweeter so if you prefer that- you can soak about 6 dates in warm water, omit water, mash up and add to banana bowl and proceed with instructions as listed. They will be yummy that way too 🙂

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