Honey Whole Wheat Waffles + Giveaway!

Honey Whole Wheat Waffles

In the month of May I’m participating in the Hometown Harvest #HH30Days Real Food Challenge, which means we’re trying our best to eliminate all things processed from our diets for 30 days. You know, like the all-purpose flour and granulated sugar that are two of the main ingredients in my regular quick waffles recipe….

Good news is waffles (and pancakes for that matter) are really yummy made with whole wheat flour, and they taste very close to buckwheat. Mmmm….buckwheat. It’s a hearty way to start the morning, with no extra fuss added to the process!

Honey Whole Wheat Waffles

In terms of the sugar, I had two “real food” options this morning: honey or pure maple syrup. I opted for the former, and let me tell ya – they were plenty sweet (but not TOO sweet) and far more fragrant than my regular recipe using granulated sugar!

BOTH. KIDS. LOVED. THEM.

I’m not kidding! My eldest said they were better than the usual, but I couldn’t tell if she was just trying to make me feel really good, or if it was her 100% genuine thoughts (either way, score for Mom).

Like always, I made enough to have leftovers for breakfast during the week, simply stored in a zip-top bag in our fridge.

The Honey Whole Wheat Waffles recipe is at the bottom of this post, so keep scrolling AFTER you read about my awesome giveaway!

Giveaway TIME!!!

As part of the #HH30Days Real Food Challenge, I’m giving away a T-shirt, car magnets and #HH30Days wristbands to one new or existing Hometown Harvest customer!

The giveaway starts Sunday, May 4 at 12:00 a.m., and will run through Saturday, May 17, at 11:59 p.m. There are lots of ways to earn entries, so you won’t want to miss the opportunity!

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And now for the Honey Whole Wheat Waffles recipe:

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Honey Whole Wheat Waffles
 
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Serves: 4 to 6
Ingredients
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoons organic honey (preferably local)
  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 stick salted butter, melted
Instructions
  1. Preheat the waffle iron to high.
  2. Whisk the eggs and honey together in a large mixing bowl. In a large measuring cup, mix the milk, butter and vanilla together, and then whisk the mixture into the eggs.
  3. Sift the flour, baking powder and salt into the egg mixture, then stir it together until it's just combined.
  4. Spoon the batter onto the waffle iron, spreading it out so that it's about ½" thick, and then cook for 3-4 minutes, or until the outside is a dark golden brown.
  5. Serve the waffles with butter and pure maple syrup.

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    • (a)Musing Foodie says

      We don’t have them every weekend, but I’d say I make waffles once a month. Pancakes are my typical weekend go-to!

    • (a)Musing Foodie says

      We’re just starting to enter into the good season for local fruit! I can’t wait for berries. :)

    • (a)Musing Foodie says

      I know, right? I love the leftovers (if we have any) for quick breakfasts the rest of the week.

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