Walnut Flax Waffles

  • Yield: 8 servings


1 1/2cups plain almond milk
2tablespoons vegetable oil
1tablespoon pure maple syrup
2teaspoons vanilla extract
1 1/2teaspoons cider vinegar
3tablespoons ground flax seeds (flaxseed meal)
1cup whole wheat flour
1 1/2teaspoons baking powder
1/2teaspoon baking soda
1/8teaspoon fine sea salt
1/2cup chopped toasted walnuts
Nonstick cooking spray


1. In blender, combine almond milk, oil, maple syrup, vanilla and vinegar. Let stand for 10 minutes. Add flax seeds and blend for 1 minute or until slightly frothy.
2. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Add almond milk mixture and stir until just blended. Gently stir in walnuts.
3. Spray preheated waffle maker with cooking spray. For each waffle, pour about 1⁄3 cup (75 mL) batter into waffle maker. Cook according to manufacturer’s instructions until golden brown.
Tip: Look for packages of ready-ground flax seeds, which may be labelled “flaxseed meal,” or use a spice or coffee grinder to grind whole flax seeds to a very fine meal.
Excerpted from 5 Easy Steps to Healthy Cooking by Camilla V. Saulsbury © 2012 Robert Rose Inc. www.robertrose.ca Reprinted with permission. All rights reserved.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 114
  • Fat 10
  • Saturated Fat 1
  • Cholesterol 0
  • Sodium 201
  • Carbohydrate 5
  • Fiber 1
  • Protein 3
  • Calcium 43