I used to look forward to Fridays. The family could relax after a long, busy week. Then my daughter started soccer. Her practice is Fridays at 5:30 at a field that's about a twenty minute drive from the house. So now Friday afternoons have turned into a mad rush. I get my daughter off the bus at 4 and we rush to get her unpacked from school and changed into shorts and a t-shirt. She's starving by the time she gets home from school and by the time we get home from practice it's 7 PM. So I've recently started giving the kids dinner at around 4:30 and a snack when we get home. Or I give them a substantial snack (bagel with butter, turkey or ham sandwich and fruit) before practice and feed them dinner afterwards. I made these waffles as a breakfast for dinner before soccer. I served them with sausage and fruit. The kids loved them. My son said he could "eat these for breakfast, lunch, and dinner!"
recipe from i heart eating
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. salt
1/3 cup brown sugar
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/4 tsp. nutmeg
1 ½ cups low-fat buttermilk
1 T. vanilla extract
1 cup mashed ripe bananas (about 2-3 large bananas)
2 T. butter, melted
1.In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, and nutmeg; set aside.
2.In a large bowl, stir together buttermilk, vanilla, bananas, and melted butter.
3.Add flour mixture to buttermilk mixture, and stir until just combined.
4.Spray waffle iron with nonstick cooking spray and add batter according to waffle iron’s directions.
5.Cook waffles according to your waffle iron’s directions.
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