What’s better than a good breakfast? Sharing it with friends! We had the blessing of doing just that this weekend.
Today’s pumpkin theme take us to the breakfast table where yummy Pumpkin Waffles bring fall to your morning. Since we had a guest this weekend I wanted to have something a little special to start their day.
My menu included:
Pumpkin Waffles Bacon Fruit topped with yogurt and granola Coffee
I hope my breakfast made our guest feel as glad to be with us as we were to have him here!
Many Pumpkin Waffle recipes I looked at had the complaint that the waffles weren’t crispy. My remedy was making them ahead of time, freezing them and then popping them into the toaster before eating. They were perfect! To do that I:
Let the waffles cool on a cooling rack.
2. Put waxed paper between the waffles and layered them in a Ziploc Bag. Then I popped them into the freezer until the next day! I simply toasted them in the toaster until they were crispy.
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup whole wheat flour
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
2 large eggs
1-1/4 cups buttermilk
1/2 cup fresh or canned pumpkin
2 tablespoons butter, melted
Butter and maple syrup, optional
In a large bowl, combine the first nine ingredients. In a small bowl, whisk the eggs, buttermilk, pumpkin and melted butter. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Note: I substituted the cinnamon, ginger and cloves with 1 1/2 tsp Pumpkin Pie Spice
Bake in a preheated waffle iron according to manufacturer’s directions until golden brown. (I used a Belgian Waffle Maker) Serve with butter and syrup if desired.
These waffles have a nice pumpkin flavor, helped by the spices. I love having homemade waffles in my freezer ready for a quick breakfast. In thirty minutes you can whip these up and stick them away – or eat right away! It’ll be a great start to your day!!
I’m loving the sweet apples that are available right now. They are delightful to the eye and the taste. Could our words be described as sweet fruit like those apples, or would they be more like poison? We continue in our Proverbs study today and learn about the wise woman’s words. Listen to the video below and hear how God describes her words and responses.
Has anyone else ever experienced Galvanic Shock? How about the shock of hearing both blessing and cursing coming from your own mouth? Was there one truth that stood out to you today?
Today’s recipe isn’t true pumpkin, but did you know that al the squashes are in the pumpkin family? I have google to back me up on that! The blessing of this recipe is that you can have your favorite “pasta” without all the carbs, and believe me, you won’t miss them. I’ve tried other substitutes like riced cauliflower and am not really a fan. However, I have really gotten into using squash in place of pasta. Remember my lasagna?
Last week we had a group of friends over after church. We sat around our fire pit watching the flames spit embers upwards and the smoke billow into the night sky. Then to get the group talking, my husband suggested we play a game called, Two Truths and a Lie. Each person has to come up with two truths about themselves that others might not know, and then throw a lie in there somewhere. We were to guess which one was the Continue reading “Four Lies You May Be Believing About Your Family”→
Happy Pumpkin Monday! Or should that be, “Happy Monday, Pumpkin?” =) At any rate, I tried a new pumpkin recipe this week when I needed a quick dessert for a picnic lunch and I wanted to share the recipe with you on this, our thirdPumpkin Monday!