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Vegan Waffle to the Rescue!

by Meghann on March 6, 2010

Happy Saturday everyone! ๐Ÿ™‚

Derek and I were party animals last night. I believe we were both snoring on the couch before 10:00. P-arrrr- tay! ๐Ÿ˜‰

At least the early bed time made waking up at 6:30 for our 5 mile run this morning not seem like big deal at all.


We headed to a favorite trail for the 5 miles and kept it at a 10:00 min/mile pace. Derek did great, especially for someone who just ran his first 15k last weekend! He is already thinking about his next race. I smell a 10k in his very near future. ๐Ÿ˜‰

I proudly wore my new Gasparilla Marathon tech tee for the run.


Love that blue!

Derek proclaimed his desire for waffle during the run, but I knew I was out of eggs. Once back in the apartment I did a quick google search for vegan waffles and found a simple ‘Naked Vegan Waffles’ recipe.


The recipe made a TON! Looks like I’ll have loads of left over waffles to enjoy in the next couple of weeks.


Derek made a delicious strawberry and peach topping for the waffles using fresh strawberries, a peach, and strawberry jam that he heated up in the microwave.


My plate


I finished mine off with some almond butter and cocoa nibs


Nom Nom Nom

I’m running late!

Derek and I still have to go all the way to Disney to pick up our volunteer packets for the Princess half tomorrow before we meet up with a few of my favorite bloggers! Better get a move on!

Have a great weekend!

1 Evan Thomas March 6, 2010 at 11:03 am

The fruit compote on top easily looks like the best part. Enjoy the sunshine today!

2 skinnyrunner March 6, 2010 at 11:04 am

you and caitlin have eerily similar posts this morning… no plaguarizing going on here, right? hehe.
im completely green with envy for everyone who gets to go to and run the disney princess half. i want to!!

3 theprocessofhealing March 6, 2010 at 11:11 am

That sounds like SUCH a perfect morning. Can it get much better than that? Methinks not. ๐Ÿ˜€

I think it’s so cool that you’ve inspired Derek to take up running!

4 britchickruns March 6, 2010 at 11:22 am

You seem to have a nack of making waffles look incredible! I want your secret ๐Ÿ˜›
Have a good day!

5 rachael March 6, 2010 at 11:26 am

that fruit topping looks wonderful. I would love some fresh strawberries right about now!

6 Karla March 6, 2010 at 11:32 am

Awesome run! I’m so jealous of your warm weather! It’s 28 here! I think the cold is killing my knees!
Oooh your waffles look tasty! Have a great day!

7 Mara @ What's For Dinner? March 6, 2010 at 11:50 am

Have a great day today! The waffles look awesome ๐Ÿ™‚

8 Laura March 6, 2010 at 11:53 am

Derek is doing awesome with the running! Looks like he’s had some great coaching along the way. ๐Ÿ˜‰ What a great idea for fruit topping! Yum!!!

9 Amanda March 6, 2010 at 11:57 am

I absolutely love that you didn’t go out and buy eggs just for that purpose! ๐Ÿ™‚ They look delicious!

10 Emilyeatsclean March 6, 2010 at 11:59 am

Mmmmm those waffles and fruit compote look like the perfect Saturday morning breakfast!!!


11 Matt March 6, 2010 at 12:11 pm

Looks like a great waffle! I will have to try that recipe very soon ๐Ÿ™‚

12 Sara @ ActiveGal March 6, 2010 at 12:12 pm

Waffles look delicious! It makes me want to make some myself. Have a great Saturday!!

13 Gabriela (froyolover) March 6, 2010 at 12:32 pm

Holy Moly – delicious waffles!
You and Derek look so cute together…
Have an awesome Saturday, Meghann!

14 Lo-Jo March 6, 2010 at 12:38 pm

You’re so lucky to have a support system/running buddy in Derek! My bf is a couch potato. He’s proud of what I do, but just doesn’t want to join in ๐Ÿ™‚

15 Lauren @ A Fit Foodie March 6, 2010 at 1:18 pm

Everything looks DELISH! Awesome run! I would love for my hubby to run with me but he just truly doesn’t enjoy it… way to go Derek for running! And for you to have a constant running buddy.

16 Jessi March 6, 2010 at 1:22 pm

I saw some vegan pancakes the other day that looked simply awful, so when this was titled Vegan Waffles, I was really expecting a similar disgusting looking dish. To my surprise, these waffles look amazing. <3

17 Jes March 6, 2010 at 1:42 pm

Oooo those look so delicious! Especially with the topping!

18 Ashley March 6, 2010 at 1:58 pm

I hate when I don’t have eggs for pancakes/waffles. That’s why I keep vegan egg-replacers just incase. That way I can still have my buckwheat eats.

Looked delicious though!

19 Marissa March 6, 2010 at 2:32 pm

Oh, thank you for the link to the recipe!!! Have fun volunteering!

20 NYCRunnerGirl March 6, 2010 at 2:34 pm

Looks like you have really gotten Derek into running! I’m so impressed that he got up at 6:30 on a Saturday to run with you.

Enjoy volunteering – I volunteered at the NYC marathon last year and loved it!

21 missyrayn March 6, 2010 at 2:36 pm

I love when race shirts are tech t’s.

And those waffles and that topping looks amazing!

22 Run Sarah March 6, 2010 at 2:38 pm

Love the idea of making a homemade fruit sauce, major yum!

23 Travel Eat Love March 6, 2010 at 3:24 pm

Mmmm love how bright and yummy the fruit looks! Have fun at the blogger meet up!

24 kristilyn March 6, 2010 at 4:58 pm

Those waffles look amazing! Now I know what I’m having for breakfast tomorrow. ๐Ÿ™‚


25 Alyssa March 6, 2010 at 7:25 pm

Sounds like fun, hope the weather is nice! I hope your mom is recovering well from her surgery! ๐Ÿ™‚

26 mrsdevonk March 6, 2010 at 8:07 pm

You know Derek?! Small world. I knew him back in college.

27 Julie March 6, 2010 at 9:38 pm

awesome run and breakfast today ๐Ÿ™‚

28 runningwithsass March 6, 2010 at 10:39 pm

you are volunteering at princess? that’s so great! I want to run that one next year.

29 christina cadden March 7, 2010 at 12:33 pm

mmm, looks good!

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