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Brunch Cauliflower Waffles You Can Top with Just About Anything

These cauliflower waffles are just fun and pretty much guilt free. The idea developed while I was looking for ways to increase vegetables at meals other than dinner. Focusing on breakfasts and quick lunches that didn’t involve a salad, I went for something that could be topped with just about anything and came up with waffles that use flax meal instead of flour.

I did say “pretty much guilt free.” That’s because you can top these yummy waffles with just about anything – savory or sweet. So feel free to pick and choose! In the video, I did a bacon avocado waffle (but feel free to choose a leaner meat) then another with sliced bananas and almond butter. Here are some other combos to try …

  • Hummus & Cucumber
  • Peanut Butter & Apple slices
  • Smoked Salmon w/ Honey Mustard & Goat Cheese
  • Scrambled Egg & Green Chile

Cauliflower Waffles Recipe
Serves 6-8

Ingredients

  • 1 head – Cauliflower, raw
  • 4 eggs, large
  • 2 oz – Monterey Jack Cheese
  • 1/2 cup – Brown Flax Meal
  • 1 tsp – Baking Powder
  • 1/4 tsp – Coarse Kosher Salt

Directions
Break cauliflower into florets.

Cut large stems into smaller pieces.

Combine cauliflower, eggs, flax, salt, and baking powder in food processor.

Process until florets are broken and a batter is created.

Add cheese and pulse to mix.

Spray waffle iron. Test cook one waffle on med/high setting to make sure interior cooks but exterior does not burn.

Let waffles cool slightly and release steam before eating.

The Everyday Chef: Breakfast & Lunch Cauliflower Waffles You Can Top w/ Just about Anything

Nutrient Analysis
Calories: 116 kcal, Protein: 8.6 g, Carbs: 6 g, Total Fat: 7.6 g
Sat Fat: 2.3 g, Cholesterol: 107 mg, Sodium: 290 mg, Fiber: 4.2 g

Photo Credit: Andrew Dole

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