Healthy recipe Waffle from nutritionist Monica Amsterdam - Food & Beverage Magazine

Healthy recipe Waffle from nutritionist Monica Amsterdam

Healthy recipe Waffle from nutritionist Monica Amsterdam

monicas-wafflesWe all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. The director of nutrition at the Medical and Wellness Center of NJ, Monica Amsterdam, CHC, AADP, FDN-P, loves breakfast and has created a lighter waffle recipe that will keep you energized and ready to take on the day.

Monica’s Waffle

monicas-wafflesIngredients

  • 1 egg (if allergic or sensitive to chicken eggs you can substitute with duck, turkey, quail eggs, Ener-G egg  replacer or flax egg)
  • 1 cup millet or quinoa* (soaked overnight)*
  • 1/4 cup dairy-free milk of your choice
  • 1 tbsp. coconut oil
  • 1 tsp. vanilla and/or cinnamon
  • ½  tsp. baking powder
  • ½ tsp. baking soda
  • 1/8 tsp. Himalaya or Celtic salt
  • 1 or 1½ tbsp. coconut sugar or stevia
  • 1 tbsp. Hemp seeds
  • ¼ cup spinach or kale (optional)

Directions

  • Put it all in a blender for 40/60 seconds
  • Pour in your waffle maker
  • Serve with fresh fruit of your choice and organic grade B maple syrup,

Serves 2+

*With quinoa, the texture is a little different, but pleasant, a little creamier in the center.

Monica Amsterdam, CHC, AADP, FDN-P director of nutrition at the Medical and Wellness Center of NJ.  http://medicalwellnessnj.com/