Teff and Pumpkin Waffles

Ingredients

1/2 cup teff flour (brown or ivory)

1 cup buckwheat flour

2 teaspoons baking powder

Pinch sea salt

1/2 teaspoon nutmeg

2 tablespoons nutritional yeast flakes

3 tablespoons chopped parsley leaves

Salt and Pepper

3 large eggs, beaten

2/3 cup plant based milk (almond, cashew, oat, rice)

1/4 cup coconut oil

1 cup pumpkin puree

4 fresh or roasted roma tomatoes, halved

2 avocado, peeled and sliced

100g goat cheese

2 limes

2 cups rocket or shredded red cabbage

Fresh herbs of choice

Method

1. In a large mixing bowl combine the teff flour, buckwheat flour, baking powder, sea salt, nutmeg, nutritional yeast flakes, parsley and season with salt and pepper.
2. Whisk eggs, milk, coconut oil and pumpkin puree in a separate bowl.
3. Pour the wet mixture into the dry mixture and stir well.
4. Leave the batter to rest for 10 minutes.
5. Preheat waffle iron and cook the waffles for approximately 7 minutes or until golden. The mix should make enough for 6 waffles.
6. Remove waffles from waffle iron and slice on the diagonal.
7. Serve waffles on a bed of rocket/cabbage, topped with tomatoes, avocado, fresh herbs, goat’s cheese and a squeeze of lime.

Serves 4