Waffles w/ Ricotta-Walnut Topping

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Waffles w/ Ricotta-Walnut Topping
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Wed, 07-20-2005 - 9:28am
Ready to invest your appetite in a hearty breakfast that won't break the calorie bank? These delightful whole wheat waffles will leave you feeling guilt-free and full -- kind of like your diet has awakened to a bran' new day!

Ricotta cheese is the key ingredient here. Never had the delight of tasting ricotta? It's a fresh, moist, slightly sweet Italian-style cheese.

For your waffle, it's mixed with crunchy walnuts for an awesome topping! Drizzle lite syrup over that and you have a sinfully decadent, yet low-calorie breakfast!

Round out this bountiful breakfast with fruit cocktail and milk to get your day started on the right foot.

Waffles with Ricotta-Walnut Topping

1/2 cup low-fat or nonfat ricotta cheese
1/2 Tbsp. walnuts
1/3 cup fruit cocktail, juice packed
1/2 Tbsp. lite syrup
1 cup low-fat or nonfat milk
2 whole wheat waffles

1. Mix the ricotta and walnuts together and set aside.

2. Toast the waffles, the spread the ricotta mixture over the waffles. Drizzle syrup over the top.

3. Serve with fruit cocktail and milk. Enjoy!

Makes one serving. Nutritional values per serving: 540 calories, 20g fat (8.0g sat), 30g protein, 67g carbohydrate, 6g fiber, 45mg cholesterol, 740mg sodium and 33g sugar.

Chel

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