Beet Waffles



2 cups Kodiak protein pancake mix

1 cup almond flour

2 eggs

2 tablespoons olive oil

1 tablespoon brown sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla

pinch of salt

1 cup water (or milk, or milk alternative)

1 cup puréed beets


Heat your waffle iron. Throw all the above ingredients in a bowl and mix them. Grease your waffle iron. Pour the batter into the iron and cook. I cook them for three minutes. Eat the waffles warm or cold, with any toppings you like. I enjoy the look (and taste) of beet waffles, peanut butter, and mangoes.


You may want to put way more sugar in your recipe than I do. I am big on cutting out as much sugar as I possibly can without having my baked goods be completely taste-free.

You can also use the above recipe and make pancakes or mug cakes. It makes no difference. I’ll assume you know how to make pancakes. For the mug cake version fill a microwavable coffee mug 1/3 full with the batter. Nuke it for one to two minutes. Eat it right out of the mug.

If you don’t love beets substitute them with any vegetable or fruit puree of your choice. Some of my top alternatives are spinach, sweet potato, carrot, banana, or apple.

If you have never used the Kodiak brand pancake mix, no worries. If you don’t stock almond flour, no problemo. If you think this recipe has too many ingredients, don’t turn your back on it. Simply use your own pancake mix (or recipe) and add the puree. It will work the same. You will have a flavor variation from the taste that the above recipe provides, but that isn’t a bad thing.

Are you in too much of a hurry to measure? Me too. Just guestimate and throw a general amount of the above ingredients in a bowl. Breakfast will survive.

If this is your first time tuning in to my blog let me thank you, and warn you that this is not a cooking/baking blog. This is one of the first times I have shared anything from my kitchen. It is more normal for me to write about my artwork, my adventures, or the things I do with my kids. And since I recently graduated to Mother of Three I have a hell of a lot less time for writing. It may be three months again before the next time I post a new article. I’ll never give up, but I’ll never be as steadfast as I used to be.

If you know me, and this is not the first post that you have read, then I am forever grateful to you for your tolerance.

And a special thanks to Mrs. Lisa Paw Patrol Boots for keeping my website fresh even when I let the cobwebs pile up.