Overnight Whole Grain Waffles

If you subscribe to the blog, then you know that we are dedicating August and September to new breakfast, lunch and snack ideas, just as summer comes to an end and a new school year begins.  This month started out with a bonus post of Toasted Coconut, Millet and Banana Muffins.  (Subscribe to receive bonus posts every month!)  Full of whole grains, honey and banana goodness, they make great snacks and on-the-go breakfasts.  Next up, a whole wheat yeasted waffle batter that is made up at night and then stashed in the fridge until the next morning for a quick and easy breakfast your family will love.  Because, who doesn’t love waffles?  And leftover waffles can be frozen for your own healthy version of those ones you pop in the toaster, or used in lieu of sandwich bread to mix up the ol’ PB&J.

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Brunch: The Most Important Meal of the Weekend

I love everything about brunch.  Leisure mornings, delicious food, hanging out with friends and/or family.  A moment to slow down, enjoy the weekend, and catch up.  Also, as a mother of a young child, I love entertaining for brunch rather than dinner.  No kid’s bedtime to contend with, no wishing I could go to bed too, and most brunch dishes are quick and easy to prepare.  Of course, a handy Ankarsrum mixer helps as well, especially when preparing some delectable waffles and crispy hash browns!

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