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Kids ‘in the’ Kitchen Monday – Butterfly Waffles

Whole Grain Waffle and Pancake Recipe
 *This recipe makes about   (extra waffles can be easily stored in
freezer – to be pulled out and popped in a toaster or toaster oven for a super
quick breakfast!)

½ cup all
purpose flour

½ cup whole
wheat flour

¼ cup corn

¼ cup quick
cooking oats

2 tbsp sugar
½ tsp baking

½ tsp salt
1 egg
1 cup

(You can
make buttermilk with milk by adding 1 tbsp lemon juice or vinegar & let sit
at least 5 min.)

2 tbsp
canola oil OR an Oil Replacement

Makes 8
medium sized pancakes or 6-8 waffles.

Double the
recipe, and make 12 large plate size pancakes

*We added an
apple slice for the body, put 2 waffle triangles sideways for the wings. Add dried
cranberries or raisins to decorate your butterfly’s wings.  Use syrup (agave nectar or honey) to make the
antennas. Kids can use this to dip their waffle into.

ü  Whole Grains
Whole Wheat, Oats, Quinoa, Buckwheat, Bulgur Wheat, Brown Rice and more.
white flour for whole wheat and/or oats
What do
you gain?: Protein, Fiber and Vitamins and Minerals…..NATURALLY

ü  Sweets don’t always have to be cookies,
cakes, and candies
Whole Grains and Fruit Desserts

ü  Pancake/Waffle Syrup
Agave, and 100% Real Maple Syrup are better choices over “pancake syrup”
natural sweeteners provide health benefits like;
blood sugar levels, reducing seasonal allergy flare-ups, and more!

ü  Crafting with food:
We used
cut up fruit and vegetables to create pieces of painted art.

Look at this beautiful artwork they created with fruits and veggies!

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