Blueberry Waffle or Pancake

Blueberry Pancakes

This blueberry waffle or pancake is a great breakfast option for the first trimester when carbs seem like the only food you can stomach with morning sickness. It might taste like a decadent treat but fortunately this recipe is also full of nutritious ingredients like whole grain oats, antioxidants, protein and healthy fats. Recipe yields one pancake or waffle-- just enough for mom!

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup of old fashioned rolled oats
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • 2 teaspoons of sugar or raw honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon of baking powder
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon of pure vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon of grated lemon zest (optional)
  • 2 tablespoons of milk
  • 1 teaspoon of extra virgin olive oil or melted butter

Topping: 

  • ½ cup of frozen blueberries
  • 1 teaspoon of maple syrup

Directions:

1) Preheat griddle for pancake or waffle iron for a waffle.

2) Combine oats, salt, sugar or honey, and baking powder in a blender and pulse until mixed. 

3) Add egg, vanilla, lemon zest, milk, and oil or butter to the mixture and blend for 30 seconds until well-blended. 

4) Allow batter to sit for 8-10 minutes.

5) Pour batter onto waffle iron or griddle and cook until golden brown.

6) Microwave blueberries in a bowl for 1 minute. Add maple syrup and stir.

7) Drizzle topping onto waffle or pancake and enjoy!

Recipe transcribed from: fittobepregnant.com