Show your Valentine how much you care with a healthy Valentine’s Day breakfast that is packed with nutrition and a lot of love. These indulgent Valentine Beet Waffles are protein and fiber powerhouses.
Suggested Serving Size
1 1/3 cups skim milk
1 cup chopped cooked beets (about 3)
2 drops red food coloring (optional)
2 large eggs
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon, plus additional for garnish
2 Tbsp sugar
2 tsp baking powder
1/8 tsp salt
1/4 cup low-fat vanilla Greek yogurt
2 cups fresh blueberries
Maple syrup (optional)
Preheat oven to 200°. In a blender, combine the milk, beets and food coloring (if using). Blend until smooth. While blender is running, add the eggs, oil and vanilla; blend until combined.
In a large bowl, combine the flour, cinnamon, sugar, baking powder and salt. Add the beet mixture and stir until just combined.
Preheat a waffle iron and lightly coat with nonstick cooking spray. Pour about 1/2 cup batter for each waffle; cook according to manufacturer’s instructions until waffles are crisp.
Top waffles with a dollop of yogurt, blueberries and a dusting of cinnamon. Serve with maple syrup, if desired.