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Blueberry Yogurt Waffles

June is sailing on by. That means the 4th of July will be here before we know it. This week I am going to share a few red, white, and blue recipes to get you in the mood for the big holiday. We are starting with breakfast, the most important meal of the day.

We always make a special breakfast on the 4th. Josh usually wakes up early to help the Scouts put flags around the neighborhood. As soon as he gets home, he starts cooking up a breakfast feast. We always have Blueberry Yogurt Waffles with strawberries and whipped cream. It is the perfect breakfast for the 4th!

The waffles are made with a mix of whole wheat and all-purpose flour. I’ve made them with all whole wheat flour before and they are great. Josh just prefers a mix and since he offers to make breakfast every 4th of July, I let him do whatever he wants:) The waffles are light and fluffy, thanks to the Greek yogurt, with a crisp outside. The blueberries add a burst of goodness in almost every bite.

We like to top the waffles with sliced strawberries, whipped cream, and extra fresh blueberries. And if you happen to have extra waffles leftover, place them in a freezer bag. They freeze beautifully! Just pop them in the toaster when you are ready for a waffle fix.

Kick off your 4th of July with Blueberry Yogurt Waffles! You can’t beat this red, white, and blue breakfast!

Blueberry Yogurt Waffles

Yield: Serves 4-6

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes

Whole wheat blueberry yogurt waffles garnished with strawberries, blueberries, and whipped cream. These waffles are perfect for the 4th of July or Memorial Day.

Ingredients:

1 cup Gold Medal all-purpose flour
3/4 cup Gold Medal whole wheat flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/8 teaspoon cinnamon
1/3 cup granulated sugar
1 cup plain Greek yogurt (we use 0% Chobani)
1 cup milk
2 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
1 cup blueberries (if using frozen, do not thaw)

For Serving:
Strawberries, sliced
Blueberries
Whipped Cream

Directions:

1. Preheat waffle iron.

2. In a large bowl, whisk together the flours, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, and sugar. In another bowl, whisk together the Greek yogurt, milk, eggs, and vanilla extract. Slowly pour the liquid ingredients over the dry ingredients. Whisk until just combined. Gently fold in the melted butter and blueberries.

3. Grease the waffle iron with butter or cooking spray. Scoop out 1/2 cup of waffle batter, or the amount recommended by your waffle iron's manufacturer. Pour batter onto the hot iron. Smooth the batter to the edge of the grids with a spatula. Close the lid and bake until browned and crisp. Serve warm with strawberries, blueberries, and whipped cream.

Note: If you want to keep the waffles warm until serving time, put the waffles on a baking sheet and place in a 200 degrees F oven until you are ready to eat. If you have leftovers, place waffles in a freezer bag. To reheat-pop them in the toaster!

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97 Responses to “Blueberry Yogurt Waffles”

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  1. 1
    Averie @ Averie Cooks — June 18, 2012 @ 3:27 am

    I wish it was time for breakfast…they look incredible!

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    Rosa — June 18, 2012 @ 3:46 am

    Delicious! Those waffles are just so tempting.

    cheers,

    Rosa

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    Kathryn — June 18, 2012 @ 4:49 am

    Yum!

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    Inês Oliveira — June 18, 2012 @ 4:58 am

    I wish I had the time to do them now! They look so delicious!

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    Ohhh yummy! I have to try your recipe out! I tried making waffles and I don’t know if it is me or my horrible waffle maker! Can’t wait to try this out!!

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    DawnK — June 18, 2012 @ 7:36 am

    That looks so good, but we are always rushing off to get to the 9am parade! We should make them the day before!

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    Ali @ Gimme Some Oven — June 18, 2012 @ 7:41 am

    These look beautiful! Love the red, white and blue! :)

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    Lauren at Keep It Sweet — June 18, 2012 @ 7:58 am

    Ah if only I had a waffle maker!

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    those look and sound really good!

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    Beth {local milk} — June 18, 2012 @ 8:24 am

    Waffles & pancakes happen on a regular basis here for breakfast and dinner & blueberries are my favorite not because their my favorite but because their my significant others favorite… so this looks rad! Now I just need to get an cool, old waffle iron to make these… the only one I have is a Hello Kitty one!

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    Russell van Kraayenburg — June 18, 2012 @ 8:35 am

    Yum! I think I may pick up some blueberries and surprise my family with these for breakfast.

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    Tanya Schroeder — June 18, 2012 @ 8:44 am

    This is such a fresh and healthy breakfast! I would love to serve this to my family.

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    Tracey — June 18, 2012 @ 8:44 am

    Such a fun breakfast idea for the 4th of July! I need a new waffle maker desperately, I miss waffles for breakfast :)

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    Alison @ Ingredients, Inc. — June 18, 2012 @ 9:05 am

    yum Maria! These look so good! Loved seeing all your adorable pictures this weekend! Your family is precious

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    Cookbook Queen — June 18, 2012 @ 9:14 am

    These are beautiful!!

    And I love that Josh helps the scouts put up flags…how sweet!!

    Can’t wait to see your other red white and blue treats this week!!

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    What a beautiful summer breakfast! Blueberries are almost ready locally, so I can’t wait to try these topped with fresh, local fruit!

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    Cookin' Canuck — June 18, 2012 @ 9:16 am

    These are perfect for the 4th of July (or leave out the blueberries and they’d be a great breakfast on Canada Day, just a few days before).

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    naomi — June 18, 2012 @ 9:54 am

    4th of July perfect!But I would love to have these no matter when the time of the year it is.

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    Heather (Heather's Dish) — June 18, 2012 @ 9:54 am

    nate loooooooves waffles – these are coming soon to our kitchen :)

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    Minnie(@thelady8home) — June 18, 2012 @ 10:00 am

    They look so yummy. I am ready to have them anytime of the day. :D

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    Sommer@ASpicyPerspective — June 18, 2012 @ 10:07 am

    I think I WILL add these to our July 4th Menu! So fresh and pretty!

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    I made pancakes yesterday with Greek yogurt and they were delicious, next I will have to try it with these waffles. All the berries on there are just gorgeous, and I am sure add wonderful sweetness to breakfast!

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    Stephanie — June 18, 2012 @ 10:27 am

    Such a healthy breakfast! Perfect colors for the 4th too. ^_^

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    shelly (cookies and cups) — June 18, 2012 @ 10:34 am

    This is the perfect breakfast!

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    Jessica@AKitchenAddiction — June 18, 2012 @ 11:02 am

    Love waffles! These are beautiful!

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    These are so festive for the 4th! Love it! :)

  27. 27

    These look delicious! Greek yogurt is like magic in pancakes and waffles. I love that they freeze easily too, you can make a big batch and have a homemade waffle ready to go in the freezer!

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    Riley — June 18, 2012 @ 12:38 pm

    Very festive! I’ll have to give these a try on the big day!

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    Sarah — June 18, 2012 @ 12:48 pm

    Can you now invent a waffle maker that makes 12 waffles at once? I can’t cook them fast enough to keep up with my family!

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    teresa — June 18, 2012 @ 1:16 pm

    Beautiful Maria!
    Your pictures are lovely.
    Perfect breakfast for 4th of July!
    Hugs from Bainbridge!
    xo

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    DessertForTwo — June 18, 2012 @ 1:23 pm

    I’m so excited for red, white & blue recipes! What a great start! :)

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    Robyn Stone | Add a Pinch — June 18, 2012 @ 1:44 pm

    Yum, waffles are absolutely amazing, aren’t they? Love, love, love!

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    Cookie and Kate — June 18, 2012 @ 1:50 pm

    Blueberries and yogurt are so perfect together! Thank you very much for including my waffles in your round-up, Maria.

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    Diane {Created by Diane} — June 18, 2012 @ 2:21 pm

    I sure wish I was eating these right now, they look delicious!

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    Rachel @ Baked by Rachel — June 18, 2012 @ 3:34 pm

    Waffles are one of my favorites, especially now that I finally have a waffle iron!

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    Amy — June 18, 2012 @ 4:10 pm

    Perfect for the 4th of July…or maybe even tomorrow!

    Amy
    Chobani

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    antique engagement rings — June 18, 2012 @ 4:15 pm

    The waffles look fantastic!

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    Living The Sweet Life — June 18, 2012 @ 4:20 pm

    Mmm – Mmmm Good!! Breakfast for dinner? – I think so!!

  39. 39

    looks so delicious! and the bright colors of the berries — delicious!!

  40. 40

    These are such a perfect breakfast idea! Yum!

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