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Vegan Sweet Potato Waffles
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Vegan Sweet Potato Waffles

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 5 to 7 minutes

Sometimes breakfast can be a little boring. Try some sweet potato waffles. They will give you a solid jump start in the morning. Sweet potatoes are great for any meal during the day. They help the immune system. Having a healthy immune system is important when it comes to your overall health. Sweet potatoes are steadily growing more popular among foodies. They are a terrific source of iron, vitamin C, and contain a ton of antioxidants. Most only contain about 100 calories are a little more or less. Enjoy starting your day with this healthy fat and high fiber. They're best when organic and remember-- the skin of sweet potatoes is totally edible. No

You'll need:

  • Waffle Iron
  • Non- Stick Cooking Spray of your Choice 


  • 1 1/4 cup mashed sweet potato (Baked a large or 2 medium size sweet potatoes in aluminum foil at 375 for up to an hour) 
  • 1 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch 
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/3 cup olive oil or melted coconut oil
  • 1 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • a dash of nutmeg
  • 1 1/2 cup almond milk (or whatever vegan milk you have on hand) 
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar


  1. Preheat your waffle iron. Be careful if your iron heats up quickly.
  2. In a large bowl, combine all dry ingredients : the flour, cornstarch, baking powder,cinnamon, nutmeg and salt. Set aside.
  3. In a medium bowl, stir together the oil, milk, and vinegar. Add the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and combine well.
  4. Fold in the sweet potatoes. You don't want the consistency to be thick or too thin. 
  5. Spray the waffle iron before placing waffle mixture on iron.
  6. Check on waffles periodically so they wont overcook.
  7. When waffles are done remove from iron and plate.
  8. Optional, top with bananas are fruit or top with some homemade/ vegan whipped cream.



 *Image courtesy Flickr creative commons.


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  1. Veganara
    Voted. They look and sound amazing! I just wish i had a waffle iron.


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