I like to serve these flavorful waffles when we have company because they add nice color to the table and look so elegant, yet they're so easy to prepare. Everyone raves about the unique rich vanilla sauce served over the warm waffles.
"Finding a homemade waffle recipe that's low in calories is difficult," relates Jessica Beare Edmunds of Kingsland, Georgia. "So I modified a recipe I had, substituting fat-free plain yogurt for the oil or margarine. For a little variety, I sometimes use a flavored yogurt instead of plain."
You won't get any complaints from family or friends when you stack up these golden waffles for breakfast! Reader Kim Branges of grand Canyon, Arizona shares the tender morning mainstay that her clan requests regularily.
Starting the day with an appealing, hearty breakfast is certainly a step in the right direction when you're trying to follow a healthy eating plan. These waffles are so good that I even freeze them for breakfast on busy mornings.—Mary Balcomb, Florence, Oregon
The revamped waffles have nearly 60% less fat and about 33% fewer calories. The two eggs called for in the original recipe were retained, but the whites were separated from the yolks. The yolks were added to the batter before it was refrigerated overnight. The egg whites were beaten and folded in the next day to help keep the fluffy interior and crispy exterior of these waffles.—Mary Balcomb, Florence, Oregon
"Served with butter and our wonderful New Hampshire maple syrup, these waffles go great with bacon or sausage on the side," says Ruth Harrow of Alexandria. "Sometimes I put them together with scrambled eggs and bacon for a terrific breakfast sandwich."
Waffles are not just for breakfast anymore. Drizzle with chocolate, top with strawberry pie filling and a scoop of ice cream and you have a delicious dessert. Use the remaining pie filling as a topping for your breakfast waffle.
These Apple Spice Waffles are cozy and comforting anytime—morning or evening. The smell of toasty waffles with apples is sure to warm you up even on the most blustery of winter days. —Jane Sims, De Leon, Texas
Sonia Daily needs only four ingredients for this handheld standby. "The quick and easy sandwiches also make great lunches," notes the Warren, Michigan cook. "My husband likes it when I add a slice of ham between the waffles."