Carrot Cake for Breakfast? Why Not!

BY EatingWell TIMEApril 15, 2022 PRINT

This innovative healthy waffle breakfast-sandwich recipe uses whole-grain frozen waffles instead of bread and has a carrot cake-like filling made with reduced-fat cream cheese, shredded carrot, raisins and walnuts sweetened with a touch of maple syrup.

Carrot Cake Waffle Breakfast Sandwich

Serves 1

Active Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 5 minutes

2 whole-grain frozen waffles

2 tablespoons reduced-fat cream cheese (Neufchatel)

1/2 cup shredded carrot

2 tablespoons raisins

1 tablespoon chopped walnuts

2 teaspoons pure maple syrup

1. Toast waffles. Spread cream cheese on 1 waffle. Top with carrot, raisins and walnuts. Drizzle with maple syrup. Top with the remaining waffle.

Recipe nutrition per serving: 441 Calories, Total Fat: 20 g, Saturated Fat: 6 g, Cholesterol: 95 mg, Carbohydrates: 57 g, Fiber: 5 g, Total Sugars: 27 g, Added Sugars: 12 g, Protein: 13 g, Sodium: 400 mg, Potassium: 604 mg, Folate: 18 mcg, Calcium: 283 mg.

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