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Better for you Banana Waffles

Have I told y’all how much I love our creative team?  They rock!  Totally the best ladies EVER…

Heather from Heather’s French Press is part of the team.  I love having her come to share with us each month!  Today she’s brought a healthy and delicious looking breakfast recipe to share  🙂

I’ll turn it on over to her…

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Here we are; one week into the new year. Are you bored with eating
healthy already?

I always start the new year with such optimism, and then after a week or
two of eating nothing but oatmeal for breakfast, salad for lunch, fish
and veggies for dinner, I’m bored and craving fries.

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This year however,I have made it my mission to find new and interesting
ways to eat better. Take my morning oatmeal for instance. I love my
oatmeal. Every morning I make a bowl with bananas, almonds, and a bit of
cinnamon. It’s delicious and keeps me fueled all morning long. Some days
I just want something different. Those same ingredients {with a little
tweaking and and added egg white}
make a great waffle {or pancake} as

Better for You Banana Waffles

Yield: 2

Better for you Banana Waffles

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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 4 minutes
Total Time 14 minutes


  • 1 banana well mashed
  • 1 egg white
  • 1/4 cup of ground almonds
  • 1/2 cup of rolled oats {I used Trader Joe's Gluten free}
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp salt


  1. combine everything together
  2. scoop 1/4 cup batter {makes 2} into waffle maker
  3. you could also use a griddle heated to 350 to make pancakes {cooking


I get a break from my oatmeal and can enjoy waffles without feeling guilty.


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A few friends and I got together to create an e-book

to help you get started on a healthier new year, and you can read about my
Weight Watchers experience here

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YUM!!  Heather’s Better for you Banana Waffles are definitely on my need-to-try-list!

Here are a couple of recipes from Heather…

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Red Velvet Hot Chocolate

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Top 13 of 2013


NY Style Blueberry Bagels

Have you been over to visit Heathers French Press?  Visit with her at Heathers French or find her on:  Facebook// Pinterest// Twitter// Google+
Happy Wednesday!
xoxo~ Heather and Ruthie

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