Diabetic Cooking

Breakfast

Apricot, Oat, and Wheat Germ Waffles

Preparation time: 15 minutes.
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Ingredients

  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 1/2 cup oat bran
  • 1/2 cup wheat germ
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup fat-free milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped, unsweetened dried apricots

Directions

Spray waffle iron with nonstick cooking spray and preheat it. In a mixing bowl, combine oat bran, wheat germ, flour, baking powder, and brown sugar. Add milk, egg, and vegetable oil and stir until mixture is smooth. Stir in dried apricots. Measure 1/4 cup batter for each 4-inch waffle. Cook waffles according to waffle machine manufacturer’s directions until they are golden brown. Serve immediately.

Yield: 8 four-inch waffles. Serving size: 1 waffle.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 131, Carbohydrates: 20 g, Protein: 6 g, Fat: 4 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Sodium: 146 mg, Fiber: 2 g

Exchanges per serving: 1 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat. Carbohydrate choices: 1 1/2.


This recipe was developed by Sharon Palmer, a registered dietitian and freelance writer in Southern California.