Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Diabetic Dish of the Week - Pumpkin Waffles

You can start your day off with a delicious and healthy breakfast with this week's Diabetic Dish of the Week, Pumpkin Waffles. To even save on more calories and carbs you can use a Sugarless Maple Syrup. It's from the CooksRecipes website which has a great selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes!     http://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html

Pumpkin Waffles

Nothing beats the aroma of freshly baked pumpkin and spice waffles on a cold autumn or winter day.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
2 teaspoons canola oil
1 teaspoon molasses
1/4 cup canned pumpkin
1 cup buttermilk
1 large egg
2 tablespoons Splenda® Granulated No Calorie Sweetener
1 1/2 cups maple syrup sweetened with Splenda® Brand Sweetener

Cooking Directions:

1 - Preheat waffle iron according to manufacturer’s directions; spray lightly with vegetable cooking spray.
2 - Combine flour, baking powder, soda, salt, cinnamon, ginger, and nutmeg in a large bowl. Set aside.
3 - Combine oil, molasses, pumpkin and buttermilk in a small bowl; set aside.
4 - Whisk together egg and Splenda® Granulated Sweetener until blended. Add buttermilk mixture, whisking until blended. Add to dry ingredients, stirring just until moistened.
5 - Pour batter into a hot waffle iron and bake approximately 5 minutes. Serve with maple syrup.
* Makes 6 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/6 of recipe; 1 waffle): Calories 160 | Calories from Fat 25 | Fat 3.0g (sat 0.5g) | Cholesterol 35mg | Sodium 400mg | Carbohydrates 33g | Fiber 1g | Sugars 4g | Protein 5g.


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