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Buckwheat Multi Grain Waffles

B is for buckwheat today! Technically a grass or fruit seed, buckwheat is generally classified as a grain, due to the way you prepare buckwheat (like rice or oats). Buckwheat can also be ground into a flour, which is  delicious addition to waffles!  This adorable circus waffle iron was loaned to me by my neighbor and friend, Holly. My kids LOVE it.  THANKS HOLLY.  We'll return it ASAP!

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Buckwheat Multi Grain Waffle Recipe

  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup buckwheat flour
  • 1/2 cup oats
  • 1 TBL baking powder

Mix dry ingredient together.  In a separate bowl combine:

  • 1 1/2 cup low fat milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 TBL honey
  • 1 TBL canola oil

Add the wet ingredients to the dry.  Cook on a waffle iron.

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Are there any benefits to including Buckwheat in a healthy diet?  Yes! Buckwheat has been shown to lower cholesterol and blood pressure, as well as control blood sugar.  It's a good source of flavonoids and magnesium.

Buying tip: I couldn't find buckwheat flour at my grocery store. I did finally find it at the health food store in the bulk bins. It was only $1.29 per pound! Great price!

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02/08/2011 9:49am
These look delicious. We eat whole wheat waffles almost every Sunday.
02/08/2011 11:38am
These look cute and yummy. We eat chocolate chip pancakes every Sunday. I quit eating them about 5 months ago, yea ME!!
02/08/2011 12:07pm
We love buckwheat!
02/08/2011 3:30pm
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02/08/2011 4:30pm
I have really enjoyed buckwheat more than I thought I ever would. It's delicious! Please ask your neighbor where she got that adorable waffle iron. I think I could get my kids to eat just about any combination of flour if they had circus animals to eat from. :)
02/09/2011 8:22am
I don't think I'd want to give that waffle maker back! It is soo cute! I've never really cooked with buckwheat before ~ I might have to try this one!
02/09/2011 3:04pm
She said she got it at Fred Meyer (she's in WA). Our Smiths Market Place is the same as Fred Meyer since they're owned by the same Kroger Corp. Here it is on Amazon: (direct message from my neighbor :))
02/12/2011 1:37pm
I made these as heart shaped pancakes for my kids as well as for my son's daycare friends for a Valentine treat. They were all gobbled up. Very yummy!
02/13/2011 6:35am
I'm so glad! Thanks for sharing Angela!
06/26/2011 12:47pm
where do you find one of those pans?!!!
06/26/2011 1:13pm
Isn't it adorable! I found it on Amazon:
10/05/2011 10:24am
Hi...would you recommend making these ahead of time, freeze them and then pop them in the toaster as an "Eggo" waffle? They look delicious...but our mornings are a bit nuts and I never have time to make things like this. Thanks!
10/05/2011 10:32am
Yes! We've done this and it works great!
12/18/2011 9:18am
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03/12/2013 1:52pm
How did you get yours so fluffy, I have that same waffle iron and they always come out flat :(
03/13/2013 7:43pm
I don't know Olive!! I was only borrowing that, so I haven't used it since. Maybe you beat your batter TOO much? Sometimes overmixing does something to the gluten fibers? I really am not sure. Try again!!
05/31/2014 6:25am
Is there another type of oil you could substitute for canola? I don't use canola anymore. Thanks!!
05/31/2014 8:42am
YEs, I started replacing our canola oil with Grapeseed oil, and it's worked perfectly in baked goods. Have you used it yet? @Cassie?

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