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Carrot Cake Waffle Breakfast Sandwich

Carrot Cake Waffle Breakfast Sandwich

Carrot cake for breakfast? Why not! 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. Even better, it’s ready in 5 minutes!

Servings

1 serving

Prep Time

5 minutes

Total Time

5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2whole-grain frozen waffles
  • 2tablespoons reduced-fat cream cheese (Neufchâtel)
  • 1/2cup shredded carrot
  • 2tablespoons raisins
  • 1tablespoon chopped walnuts
  • 2teaspoons pure maple syrup

Instructions

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

Nutrition Facts

Per serving (recipe makes 1 serving)

Calories 441kcal
Carbohydrate Total 57g
Total Sugars 27g
Added Sugars 12g
Fiber 5g
Total Fat 20g
Saturated Fat 6g
Mono Saturated Fat 6g
Cholesterol 95mg
Sodium 400mg
Protein 13g
Potassium 604mg
Calcium 283mg
Chromium 1mcg
Folate 18mcg
Omega-6 5g
Vitamin E 3mg
Zinc 2mg
Vitamin B3 2mg