Pumpkin Buckwheat Waffles (gluten free)

These pumpkin waffles remind me of my mom’s pumpkin pie and these pumpkin muffins. It’s like your having dessert for breakfast. Just kidding! ┬áMy little taste tester’s Miss E and Q gobbled these waffles up with smiley faces. I mean who doesn’t love pumpkin, they are healthy and delicious.

PUMPKIN BUCKWHEAT WAFFLES

Pumpkins are a fall must have in my house. Not just for carving but eating as well, sweet pumpkins that is. The flesh of pumpkins are a great source of fibre, vitamin A & C, folate, potassium, and phosphorous. Similar to other orange vegetables, they are high in the antioxidant beta carotene which is a precursor to vitamin A. Vitamin A plays a key role in night vision, healthy skin and teeth.

BUCKWHEAT PUMPKIN WAFFLES

Pumpkin Buckwheat Waffles (gluten free)

Yields 6

10 minPrep Time

10 minCook Time

20 minTotal Time

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Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup of buckwheat flour
  • 1/2 cup of oat flour
  • 1/2 cup of brown rice flour
  • 2 TBSP sugar
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup of milk of your choice
  • 3/4 cup of pure pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 cup of coconut oil, melted
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 200 degrees.
  2. Preheat waffle iron
  3. In a large bowl, combine all the dry ingredients.
  4. In a medium bowl, whisk eggs, milk, pumpkin, coconut oil, and vanilla.
  5. Pour wet ingredients into dry and combine.
  6. Place 1/2 cup of batter into waffle iron and cook as per manufacturers directions
  7. To keep waffles warm and crispy place in oven, single layer until ready to eat.
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http://www.zestnutrition.ca/pumpkin-buckwheat-waffles-gluten-free/

To be honest, I have very little experience with making gluten free foods. For some reason I just couldn’t get the right ratio of flours. With a little (more like a lot) of experimenting, I found the combination of brown rice, oat, and buckwheat flours worked the best. One thing I love about gluten free recipes is they tend to use healthier ingredients, by healthier I mean less sugar. We could all go for less sugar in our diets.

What are your favorite pumpkin recipes?

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