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Van’s Natural Foods Honey Berry Waffle Recipe and Giveaway

Is your family bored with their breakfast choices? Van’s Natural Foods offers the perfect healthy breakfast option, and below I have include a favorite brunch item in our house. A favorite breakfast treat for my kids on school days are Van’s Minis Totally Natural. They are now made with 100% whole grains, making them an even healthier choice for breakfast or snack time. Serving suggestions for the waffles, which are an excellent source of calcium and contain no high fructose corn syrup.

Van’s Power Grains Waffles pack 10 grams of protein per serving.  They’re made with 16 grams of whole grains, including cracked red wheat, steel cut oats, millet and brown rice.  With natural flavors and a hint of cinnamon, Power Grains Waffles taste light and fluffy – while bringing a full third of the average adult’s recommended daily intake of whole grains.

Honey Berry Waffle Sandwich

1 1/2 cup fresh berries, divided (Raspberries, California strawberries and blueberries work well.)
1/3 cup water
1/3 cup honey
1 box of Van’s Power Grains, Gluten-Free Ancient Grains or Organic Waffles

Puree 1/2 cup berries in a blender; set aside. In a small saucepan over medium heat, add water and honey and bring to a boil; simmer 2 to 3 minutes, then add berry puree. Continue to simmer for 2 to 3 minutes more until syrup thickens slightly. Set honey syrup aide and keep warm.

For each serving, place 2 waffles on plate. Top 1 waffle with 1/3 cup fresh berries. Drizzle with 1/3 of syrup and top with remaining waffle.

GIVEAWAY: I am giving a lucky reader one Van’s 6 or 8-count waffle, waffle sticks, pancake or French toast sticks. Like Van’s Natural Foods on Facebook, and comment on my facebook page what’s you are doing to stay healthy. You can also enter by tweeting the giveaway. Make sure to include @vansfoods and #poshbreakfast in your tweet. The giveaway will end April 11, 2013.

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