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Coconut Waffles with Fresh Berries

INGREDIENTS:

  • 4 eggs
  • ¾ cup almond milk
  • ¼ cup coconut flour
  • 1/2 cup tapioca flour
  • 1 tablespoon pure maple syrup
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Plug in your waffle iron and spray coat with coconut oil or a nonstick cooking spray.

  2. Mix all of the ingredients together and stir until smooth. Allow batter to sit 5 minutes.

  3. Pour about 1/4 cup of batter in the center of the hot waffle iron (batter will be very thin). Repeat until all of the batter is gone.

  4. Serve waffles with fresh or frozen berries, pure maple syrup, or other toppings of choice.
  5. Enjoy!

By Functionally Simple Nutrition

Ariana Cucuzza, RDN, LD is the founder of functionallysimplenutrition.com. She is a Registered and Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist specializing in Functional Medicine Nutrition and sports nutrition.

Ariana holds a bachelor’s degree in food and nutrition sciences from Ohio University and went on to complete her dietetic internship at The Cleveland Clinic. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Greater Cleveland chapter of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. She also is an active member of the Sports Cardiovascular and Wellness Nutrition (SCAN) and Dietitians in Functional Medicine (DIFM) Practice Groups of the national Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. She has been featured in Health Magazine, Live Science, Rally Health, YouBeauty, US News & World Report and Cleveland Clinic's Health Essentials as well as live appearances with WKYC news.

In her previous role as a public health and community-based dietitian, she led “food as medicine” initiatives in coordination with health care providers to provide nutritious food to low-income patients with diet-related health challenges. She also led nutrition workshops, cooking demonstrations, and assisted with menu planning for afterschool programs and senior meals.

Ariana enjoys cooking, trying new things, and staying active with yoga and Crossfit!

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