You can't beat pure maple syrup for waffles and pancakes, but you can upgrade it nutritionally by adding fruit and toasted nuts.

Patsy Jamieson
Source: EatingWell Magazine, Spring 2003

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Recipe Summary

total:
5 mins
Servings:
8
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Toast hazelnuts in a small dry skillet over medium-low heat, stirring constantly, until fragrant, 2 to 3 minutes.

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  • Peel and slice bananas. Warm maple syrup on the stovetop or in the microwave. Top each serving of waffles (or pancakes) with sliced bananas, maple syrup and hazelnuts.

Nutrition Facts

137 calories; protein 1.6g 3% DV; carbohydrates 24.7g 8% DV; dietary fiber 1.9g 7% DV; sugars 17.8g; fat 4.5g 7% DV; saturated fat 0.4g 2% DV; cholesterolmg; vitamin a iu 29.8IU 1% DV; vitamin c 4.3mg 7% DV; folate 17mcg 4% DV; calcium 30.8mg 3% DV; iron 0.5mg 3% DV; magnesium 27.9mg 10% DV; potassium 249.7mg 7% DV; sodium 2.8mg; thiamin 0.1mg 7% DV.