Gluten-Free Vegan Waffle Brunch: An Easy Way to Warm Up a Winter Sunday

vegan waffles with fresh fruit & tofu scramble 1Few things warm up a cold winter day like a Sunday brunch of delicious gluten-free vegan waffles with fresh fruit, chia pudding, tofu scramble, and mimosas!

I used the versatile, relatively easy recipe for Vegan Gluten-Free Textured Rice Waffles from The Global Vegan Waffle Cookbook. Megan (my girlfriend) kindly claims that they’re some of the best vegan waffles she’s ever eaten, partially because she loves the texture of the whole grain teff. And, of course, the crispiness and sweetness. So she suggested these. Continue reading

Acknowledging the Waffle Maker Patent: Annual Shout Out to the Swartwout

What would all of our delicious vegan waffle recipes be if no one had ever designed the waffle maker? Either batter, or relatively flat pancakes. We would live in a very, very different world indeed.

While some believe that devices akin to a waffle maker existed elsewhere in the world prior to this date, Cornelius Swartwout patented the first U.S. waffle iron on August 24, 1869. So whether you live in the U.S., where it’s currently National Waffle Day, or elsewhere, take a few moments to express gratitude for more than 140 years of waffle making joy. This might be through consuming a tasty vegan waffle, or skipping down the sidewalks of your street in an ecstatic frenzy.

Vegan Waffle Recipes: Ideas for Restaurant Owners, Chefs, & Entrepreneurs

Has a restaurant owner, chef, or entrepreneur ever asked you for vegan breakfast or brunch food ideas, including vegan waffle or pancake recipes? Are you a professional in the food service industry who sometimes seeks such recipes? Here I share with you a number of tips and waffle recipe recommendations.
vegan waffles with bananas, kiwi, and raspberriesIf you’re in the former category, you may have had difficulty containing your excitement or knowing where to start first. After all, here’s someone who’s going to be serving food to a lot of people, so any decisions they make about food are going to have even larger impact. And you know of so many resources! How do you give them a few useful resources without overwhelming them?

If you’re in the latter, you know that you have more factors to consider than the average foodie: Continue reading