I think I’m at a pretty good place in life to openly and honestly admit I have a deep love for beautifully crafted sugary desserts. When I first got into diet and nutrition I thought, “one day if I want to get lean, I know I’ll have to cut out the things that I love…” Guess what, a decade later and I’ve proved that to be complete BS! Waffles can actually be an amazing way to keep you on track when you have a sweet tooth. Let me show you how!
This is the recipe I use the most. It’s low fat, high protein with a little bit of carbohydrate. Perfect for before bed, before a heavy lifting session or long training session or post workout. Enjoy
Ingredients I Used:
1 waffle iron
1 scoop vanilla whey protein (I’m sure you can use a plant, bone broth or egg protein too)
1/3 cup of whole wheat flour (or gluten free blend if you would like)
3/4 tsp. baking powder
pinch of salt
4 egg whites
1/2 cup of milk (I use silk coconut milk or low fat milk)
**butter or coconut spray for the waffle iron
For Those Tracking Diet
This recipe makes about 3 waffles but I’ve split the macros into 2 servings.
Total calories for each serving: 123
Fat: 2.5 g (not including butter or spray for the waffle iron)
Carbs: 16 g
Protein: 21 g
This Is How I Made It
Mix all of the ingredients together in a bowl with a whisk
Heat up the waffle iron and spray it or butter it so its non stick.
Pour in 1/3 of the batter into the middle of the waffle iron and shut the iron. Cook the batter until the desired texture. I like my waffle iron set to medium high so the waffle is less soft with a medium golden brown color.
When your waffle is done, top it with whatever you would like… I like butter and strawberry jam or peanut butter and cinnamon, berries and whipped cream is always a win!!
Whipped Cream Topping:
2/3 cup of heavy cream
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1 tbsp sugar of your choice (this is optional, don’t use honey)
*whip with an electric mixer until the whipped cream has stiff peaks