Belgian Waffles with Wild Blueberry Cream

Belgian Waffles with Wild Blueberry Mascarpone Cream

These Belgian Waffles with Wild Blueberry Mascarpone Cream are a delicious holiday worthy breakfast!

Waffles are something I rarely make at home, especially from scratch. Norah is more of a pancake gal and waffles hardly seem worth the effort. This Belgian Waffle with Wild Blueberry Cream is definitely the exception.

A crispy Belgian waffle is topped with a creamy mascarpone Wild Blueberry spread and homemade no-bake granola. My almond oat granola is a staple in my house for topping chia seed pudding or Greek yogurt. It has a wonderful crunch and it’s relatively healthy compared to your average baked granola. It’s also a no-bake recipe which is awesome because and you know how I feel about baking. 🙂

The Wild Blueberry mascarpone cheese is similar to whipped cream, but a little thicker and much more decadent.

Belgian Waffles with Wild Blueberry Cream

This recipe was super easy to make and it’s surprisingly low in sugar. Instead of syrup, I mixed the mascarpone cheese with the Wild Blueberries and just a about a tablespoon of real maple syrup.

Waffles are perfect for the holidays, of course, but they’re also fun to treat someone you love.  You can even save time and use frozen Belgian waffles — bonus!

For the recipe, head over to the folks at Wild Blueberry or just CLICK HERE!

Wild Blueberry Belgian Waffles

Want more Wild Blueberries? You might like these recipes:

Wild Blueberry Sweet Potato Stacks

No Bake Wild Blueberry Snack Balls

Twice Baked Wild Blueberry Sweet Potato

Pasta Salad with Wild Blueberries

Love this 2016 holiday gift guide. There's something for everyone on your list (including you!). Happy holidays!

2016 Holiday Gift Guide

My  2016 Holiday Gift Guide was so fun to put together. Picks include affiliate links and direct links for easy shopping. I hope you find something special for someone you love! 

Love this 2016 holiday gift guide. There's something for everyone on your list (including you!). Happy holidays!


FOR THE FASHIONISTA

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I adore these inspiring Mantra Band A good friend bought me LIVE WHAT YOU LOVE for my birthday last year and I always layer it with my other bracelets.  I love feel good jewelry. This is the perfect gift for a friend, sister, co-worker or teacher.


FOR THE BREAKFAST LOVER

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FOR THE STRESSED OUT

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FOR YOUR BESTIE

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I recently attended a chakra clearing in a salt cave and I’m now pretty much obsessed with the power of Himalayan salt to heal and soothe my soul. Crazy, right? Hey, don’t knock it ‘til you’ve tried it. This super cool 100% rock salt lamp from Urban Outfitters is a symbol for me to stop stressing out and get focused on the present. I love it for my desk, but it’s perfect for any peaceful nook in the home. Buy it here.


 FOR HER

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These Beautycounter from Beautycounter are the perfect one-stop-compact for any gal on the go! Both palettes mix best sellers and a few new shades for just the right balance. Added bonus: BC uses porcelain flower extract in their powders, a Thai bloom known for its antioxidant benefits to help moisturize the delicate skin around the eyes that creates a flattering, luminous effect. Check out all of the Beautycounter holiday gift sets here.


FOR THE FASHIONISTA

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FOR THE BAKER

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You can’t have too many cake servers….a fact I know to be true. This Maelle Cake Server from Anthropologie is adorable and will be sure to please the baker on your list. Click here to buy.


FOR THE KITCHEN

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We use these bowls every day in our house and so will the lucky gal who gets a set from you!  They stack well, come in gorgeous colors, and are a timeless dinnerware classic. Pick up a set here


FOR THE iPHONE PHOTOGRAPHER

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This Olloclip might be the coolest phone gadget – EVER. It’s a 4 in 1 lens that you clip onto your iphone that allows you to take fisheye, wide-angle, macro, and 10x & 15x photos in seconds. It also weighs in at less than an ounce. This bad boy is going on my own Christmas list for sure.


FOR THE SMOOTHIE LOVER

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A new or reconditioned Vitamix might be the very best gift EVER! It’s definitely my favorite kitchen gadget of all time! I use my machine every single day. It’s by far one the best kitchen appliance investment I’ve made (and I bought mine as a reconditioned model). In December, you can save up to $90 on a new qualifying machine on Vitamiz OR you can click here to learn how to get a reconditioned machine.


FOR THE KNITTER

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How cute is a stoneware yarn bowl? This gift has my sister name all over it. Make the knitter in your life happy and you may just get a new scarf. Buy it

FOR THE DOG LOVER

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I just love this handcrafted ornament stamped with your favorite pet’s name. It’s super cute and a great gift for that special dog (or dog lover) in your life.


FOR THE GAMER

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Because we’re all going to play with our phones during the game anyway, right? Game of Phones is a genius way to get full participation during game night. For the gamer who has it all, I bet they don’t have this


FOR THE TEACHER

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I love this super cute mug idea for that special teacher in your life. I’m thinking Miss Long might be receiving one of these this year. It’s snarky and a little dark, but that’s why I love it.


Happy Holidays and happy shopping!

Wild Blueberry Sweet Potato Stacks

With my gluten free Wild Blueberry Sweet Potato Stacks, I’ve taken all the taste, flavor and antioxidant goodness of a whole sweet potato and condensed it into these amazing pop-it-into-your-mouth bites. This recipe provides built-in portion control, something my family definitely appreciates!

I rarely get THIS excited about a recipe, but I’m crazy for these Wild Blueberry Sweet Potato Stacks.  I love cooking savory dishes using Wild Blueberries and this recipe I developed for the folks at Wild Blueberries is one of my favorite yet! If you’re looking for an easy holiday side dish that combines the intense flavor (and antioxidant power!) of Wild Blueberries with the delicious savory goodness of a sweet potato, this recipe is for you. I also love that these amazing pop-it-into-your-mouth bites provide built-in portion control, something my family definitely appreciates.

CLICK HERE to head on over to the Wild Blueberries blog for the recipe.