These gluten-free spiced pumpkin waffles with your choice of toppings will soon be a new family favorite. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Ingredients

Directions

  • Lightly coat waffle baker with cooking spray. Preheat a waffle baker on high (the waffle baker needs to be well heated to avoid sticking). Preheat oven to 200 degrees F. Set a wire rack on a baking sheet; place in oven while it's preheating.

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  • Meanwhile, in a medium bowl combine gluten-free all-purpose flour, whey protein powder, coconut flour, flaxseed meal, sugar, arrowroot, baking powder, the 2 teaspoons cinnamon, the baking soda, and ginger.

  • In a large bowl whisk together almond milk, pumpkin, egg whites, grapeseed oil, and vanilla. Add flour mixture to pumpkin mixture; stir until well mixed. Let stand for 5 to 10 minutes or until batter thickens.

  • Spoon a scant 1/4 cup of the batter into each section of the waffle baker; spread batter to cover grids. Close lid quickly; do not open until done. Bake according to manufacturer's directions. When done, use a fork to lift waffle off grid; transfer waffle to wire rack in oven. Repeat with the remaining batter. Serve warm. If desired, serve with syrup, dessert topping, and/or additional cinnamon.

Tips

Tips: For a sugar substitute, choose from Splenda Sugar Blend, C&H Light Sugar Blend, or Truvia Sugar Blend. Follow package directions to use product amount equivalent to 1/4 cup sugar. Per Serving with Substitute: Same as above, except 183 cal., 21 g carb. (6 g sugars). Exchanges: 0 carb.

For best results, use a thick, canned pumpkin such as Whole Foods 365 Everyday Value brand. If needed to remove excess moisture, spread the pumpkin puree onto a few layers of paper towels; top with several more paper towels and press gently.

Nutrition Facts

184 calories; 5.6 g total fat; 1.3 g saturated fat; 13 mg cholesterol; 357 mg sodium. 143 mg potassium; 25.7 g carbohydrates; 5.5 g fiber; 11 g sugar; 9.3 g protein; 1 mg vitamin c; 17 mcg folate; 212 mg calcium; 2 mg iron; 22 mg magnesium;

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