Pistachio Banana Waffles with Grapefruit, Mint, & Dulcey Chocolate | Courtesy of Sweet Paul Magazine

Serves 2

For the Waffles
2 ripe bananas, mashed
2 eggs
2 oz pistachios, unsalted,finely grinded
1 teaspoon pure vanilla powder

To Serve
1 grapefruit, cut into sections
1 small handful fresh mint,finely chopped
1 oz Dulcey blond chocolate fromValrhona, melted


1. Whisk together all the waffle ingredients.
2. Heat up your waffle iron and turn it to a medium setting.
3. Cook the waffles.
4. Serve hot with grapefruit, mint, and Dulcey.

Crispy yet moist pistachio banana waffles make a beautiful breakfast. Served with fresh slices of tangy grapefruit, marvelous mint, and drizzled with the blond chocolate Dulcey, with its caramelized notes and a twist of salt.

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fun facts

Pistachios, when eaten with high-carbohydrate foods, may result in lower than expected blood sugar levels, an important factor in reducing risk of diabetes.

According to a Penn State University study, it is suggested that pistachios reduce the body's biological response to stress.

One serving of pistachios has as much potassium (300mg, 8%) as an orange (250mg, 7%).

Pistachios are high in phytosterols which may lower cholesterol levels and decrease the risk of heart disease. In animal studies phytosterols have been shown to potentially have anti-cancer properties.

One serving of pistachios is 49 nuts, more than any other tree nut.

Forty-nine pistachios serve up to 20 percent of your Daily Value of B6, about the same as half an avocado.

You can obtain more dietary fiber from a serving of pistachios (3g) than a 1/2 cup of cooked broccoli, and the same amount of dietary fiber as an orange or an apple — approximately 10 percent of the Daily Value.

Just a single serving of pistachios provides you with the same amount of protein in a one-ounce serving of soybeans and can serve as a protein alternative to meat, poultry or beans according to the USDA Food Guide Pyramid.

Pistachios are a naturally cholesterol-free snack and contain just 1.5 grams of saturated fat.

Celebrate the greatness of nuts! October 22 is National Nut Day and February 26 is National Pistachio Day!