Multigrain Banana Nut Waffles

Multigrain Banana Nut Waffles Recipe, Healthy Waffles, Easy Breakfast Recipes, Multigrain Pancakes and Waffles
{Erin Hanson Want vs. Need }

Waffles and pancakes are my weekend breakfast weakness, y’all.

They aren’t exactly celebrated for their nutritional value; most are filled with sugar, fat, and empty calories. Delicious, but let’s be honest: not an ideal way to start the day. We recently bought a $30 belgian waffle iron so I could experiment with healthy — while still yummy — alternatives to my beloved diner pancakes. I’ve already used it about a dozen times!

Sunday morning, I made a batch of banana nut waffles with my favorite multigrain mix. These nutritious waffles are sweetened with honey, and have a sneaky serving of ground flaxseed for fiber, omega-3, and cholesterol-lowering ‘good’ fat.

Half of this recipe is plenty for C and me, but I like to make extra waffles to freeze for quick pop-in-the-toaster breakfasts during the week.

These are extra-good with a thin spread of natural peanut butter or almond butter when they’re hot out of the iron. I warm a tablespoon or two of real maple syrup in a ceramic ramekin in the microwave for 20-30 seconds, and serve it on the side for dipping.

They were so delicious, I inhaled them before I remembered to photograph them for this post!

Multigrain Banana Nut Waffles

  • Servings: 6-8 large waffles
  • Difficulty: easy
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  • 2 cups Arrowhead Mills Multigrain Pancake & Waffle Mix
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 2 tbs canola oil
  • 2 tbs honey
  • 4 heaping tbs ground flaxseed
  • 1 1/2 cup milk of your choice
  • splash of pure vanilla extract
  • 1-2 ripe bananas, mashed
  • about 3/4 cup chopped pecans or walnuts


1. Combine the first seven ingredients in a mixing bowl and stir, just until lumps disappear. 2. Fold the mashed banana and nuts into the batter. 3. Pour the batter into a hot waffle iron, about a 1/2 cup per waffle, for 3-5 minutes until browned and cooked through.

Author: Keira Lennox

I'm a small town lady from the sunshine state with an affinity for bookstores, beauty counters and unfussy style. I spend my days running my flower shop, and my nights blogging about what I love and what I wear. (Or watching Netflix and drinking wine.)

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