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.

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  1. 10.30.15
    Dianna said:

    trying it out quick but of course i don’t need to almost every meal i eat is vegan or just insanley healthy (except for idk halloween)

  2. 10.28.15

    I can’t wait to try these!

  3. 10.28.15

    I can’t wait to try these. Thank so much for including that print button. I am going grocery shopping tomorrow and because I could, I just printed it and popped it in my purse!

  4. 10.27.15
    clara said:

    This is such a cool idea!!

  5. 10.27.15

    Oooh these sound good!

  6. 10.27.15

    Yum! These sound amazing! Also, that photo at the top is too true!

  7. 10.26.15

    We’ve never tried them but will now. Delicious

  8. 10.26.15

    Lov how you combine likes to healthy

  9. 10.26.15
    Carolina E. said:

    Have to try this recipe ,we love pancakes !!!

  10. 10.26.15

    I need to try this. Thanks for sharing!

  11. 10.26.15

    Im definitely trying this one on the weekend..Looks Yum :)
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  12. 10.26.15

    These sound deliciously nutty with the addition of that flaxseed

  13. 10.26.15

    Great recipe !

  14. 10.26.15

    These sound delicious! I agree- nothing better than a waffle/pancake breakfast on the weekend :)