1 box carrot cake mix 1/2 cup walnuts1/3 to 1/2 cup water 2 apples2 tbsp. butter Juice of 1/2 lemonSour cream (optional)1. Prepare the cake mix according to package directions, adding the chopped nuts plus 1/3 to 1/2cup more water than instructed, making a thick, flowing batter.2. Peel, core and dice the apples. Melt the butter in a sauté pan and, when it stops foaming, addthe apples and toss over medium heat. Cover, lower heat and cook until soft but still slightly crisp.Squeeze lemon juice over the apples.3. Heat the waffle iron and spray the grids with nonstick vegetable spray. Use a 1/4 cup measure topour a puddle of batter in the center of each grid. Cook the waffles until they are firm enough toremove from the waffle iron. Put on plates.4. Spoon the hot apples over the waffles. Top with a spoonful of sour cream, if desired. Makes 8servings.
French Toast Waffles
With the help of a waffle iron, you can make a delicious, buttery version of French toast.RECIPE INGREDIENTS:4-6 bread slices (whole wheat, seven-grain, or white), trimmed if preferred2 tablespoons butter, melted 1 egg, lightly beaten1/2 cup milk 1/8 teaspoon salt1/8 teaspoon nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract (optional)1. Combine all the ingredients, except the bread. Dip the slices into the mixture, coating well onboth sides, but not drenching. Cook the French toast in a well-oiled, hot waffle iron until crisp. Thisrecipe makes four to six waffles.
A light and healthy breakfast.RECIPE INGREDIENTS:1/2 cup uncooked oats 1 cup flour2 tsp. baking powder 2 tsp. sugar1/2 tsp. salt 2 egg whites, lightly beaten1-1/2 cups skim milk 1 tbsp. canola oil or light olive oil