St. Patrick’s Day Breakfast-Avocado Lime Waffles

St Patrick's Day Breakfast

There have been a lot of St. Paddy’s day breakfast options floating around.  I thought I would try my own.

It’s a risk messing with a family favorite recipe (read about my picky eater here), but I gave these a try and I’m sure I’ll be making them again.

lime n avocado waffles



Avocado Lime Waffles

2 eggs

1/2 avocado

1 lime

1 3/4 c milk (I use 1 c almond milk, 3/4 c milk)

1 tsp vanilla

1 3/4 c cake flour (all purpose flour works, too)

1 tsp baking powder

3 tsp sugar

1/4 tsp salt


Separate the eggs and beat the egg whites until fluffy and stiff peaks form.  Add the avocado, juice from the lime, milk, and vanilla to the egg yolks.  Mash the avocado with a fork then whisk ingredients together.  Sift the flour, baking powder, sugar, and salt together.  Add milk mixture to flour mixture.  Whisk just until combined.  I added a drop of green food coloring at this point to help the green pop.  Fold in the egg whites.  Cook in waffle maker according to directions.

These did not have a strong avocado or lime taste as my family isn’t big on new flavors.  In fact, they tasted very similar to my regular waffle recipe.  These were a touch healthier because the avocado replaced the oil I would have normally used.

To complete the breakfast, I added a rainbow and pot of gold!  I used strawberries, cantaloupe, pear, green apple, blueberries, and red grapes.  There are several other fresh options to make your rainbow: raspberries, mandarin oranges, bananas, kiwi, etc.

Eating a healthy breakfast is a great way to bring luck to your day!

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About Anne Banks

Hi, I'm Anne! I am an active learner on this crazy road called life. I love learning about anything, but currently spend most of my study time researching parenting tips and improving health. I get excited about crafting, reading, running, baking, and spending time with my three crazy boys (in no particular order, and sometimes at the same time)! I love sharing what helps me get through the day, and I hope my tips help you!

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8 Responses to St. Patrick’s Day Breakfast-Avocado Lime Waffles

  1. Wendy @ March 11, 2014 at 11:14 am #

    Ooooooo That looks so yummy :) I will have to add this to my recipe file :))

    • Rachael March 11, 2014 at 2:19 pm #

      Thank you!

  2. Erlene March 13, 2014 at 5:16 pm #

    Interesting combo. Never thought to use avocado in a waffle. Pinned. Visiting from Great Idea Thurs. Blog linkup.

    • Anne Banks March 13, 2014 at 10:37 pm #

      It was an attempt at adding some natural green that wouldn’t effect the taste very much. Thanks for the visit!

  3. Accidentally Wonderful March 14, 2014 at 12:48 pm #

    My students would love the green waffles! It’d be great if you’d link this up at my blog party going on now!

  4. Joanne T Ferguson (@mickeydownunder) March 15, 2014 at 2:23 am #

    G’day! Green waffle fun! :)
    Cheers! Joanne
    Thanks for sharing at the Foodie Friends Friday No Rules Party!

  5. Michelle March 16, 2014 at 8:56 pm #

    This is a great idea for St. Patrick’s Day! Thanks for sharing on Foodie Friends Friday.

    • Anne Banks March 17, 2014 at 8:10 am #

      Thanks for stopping by!