A syrup-soaked breakfast treat isn't the only thing you can make with a waffle iron. We found surprisingly healthy ways to use six cooking tools that are gathering dust in your kitchen. One order of guilt-free hash browns, coming right up!
No one-trick pony, this gadget isn't just for brunch calorie bombs.
Slim down hash browns. Submerge grated russet potatoes in ice water. Squeeze out excess moisture, form a patty, and place it on a waffle iron sprayed with olive oil. Cook 10 minutes on high. Voila -- crispy-on-the-outside potatoes with almost no fat and less than half the calories of those found in the supermarket freezer.
Cook a goof-proof omelet. Haven't mastered the flip? Simply heat the iron to high, pour in an egg mixture to fill the tray, lower the lid and watch it puff up in four to six minutes. "Omelets pack protein for staying power for hours," says chef Cheryl Forberg, RD, theRead More »from Double Agents: 6 Healthy Cooking Tools