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Creamy Coconut-Citrus Waffle

The freezer aisle of your grocery store is stocked with a hearty selection of whole-grain toaster waffles that have less than 100 calories per serving. That's a low-calorie, grain-rich base for tasty combos that go way beyond butter and syrup.

Cooking Light MAY 2014

  • Yield: Serves 1


  • 1 Van's Multigrain Belgian waffle
  • 1 tablespoon 1/3-less-fat cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup orange sections
  • 2 teaspoons chopped unsalted macadamia nuts
  • 2 teaspoons maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon toasted flaked sweetened coconut


Start with Van's Multigrain Belgian waffle. Add cream cheese, orange sections, macadamia nuts, maple syrup, and coconut.


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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 238
  • Fat: 11.5g
  • Saturated fat: 3.9g
  • Protein: 4g
  • Sodium: 169mg

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Creamy Coconut-Citrus Waffle Recipe