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23 Healthy Waffle Recipes Everyone Will Love

Thanks to these healthy waffle recipes, you’ll look forward to your next alarm!

They combine comfort and nutrition to create the ultimate breakfast of champs! 

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Healthy Waffle with Blueberries, Figs and Almonds

Who says you can’t have waffles every day? 

Believe it or not, these indulgent sweets don’t have to be overloaded with carbs and sugar.

In fact, these healthy waffle recipes are brimming with wholesome ingredients, including quinoa, pumpkin, whole wheat flour, and natural sweeteners.

There’s no better way to start the day. So let’s get cooking!

23 Easy Healthy Waffles You’ll Crave Again and Again

1. Easy Healthy Banana Oat Waffles

These waffles are proof you don’t have to sacrifice taste for nutrition.

Instead of refined flour, they use rolled oats, which are packed with dietary fiber and protein. 

You’ll add bananas, peanut butter, and honey to sweeten them up. Together, they create the perfect flavor and texture. 

And don’t worry, the ingredients get blended until smooth, so you won’t have any oat pieces getting in your teeth!

2. Easy Gluten-Free Oat Waffles

Crisp on the outside and fluffy on the inside, these oat waffles are definitely an indulgent breakfast treat! 

In case you didn’t know, oats are generally considered to be naturally gluten-free and, therefore, safe for anyone with allergies or Coeliac.

However, oats do contain a protein called avenin, which can affect people with severe gluten allergies.

So to be safe, always look for gluten-free oats. They’ll also guarantee no cross-contamination, which is common with oats.

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Now that’s out of the way, you can make these yummy waffles!

Sweetened with maple and kissed with cinnamon, they’ll tickle your taste buds and warm your soul.

They’re a tasty way to start your day, or even end it if you’re into late-night snacks. 

3. Healthy Protein Waffles

If you’re on the hunt for a healthy and delicious post-workout meal, look no further than this.

Whole wheat flour, Greek yogurt, and eggs come together to form the perfect, protein-rich waffles.

Greek yogurt is a terrific source of protein that helps rebuild muscles after exercise. 

Meanwhile, protein-rich eggs are high in Vitamin B-12 and Omega 3 fatty acids, so they’ll help to keep your heart healthy. 

Finally, whole wheat flour adds fiber which helps regulate digestion. 

4. Banana Oat and Blueberry Waffles

These banana oat and blueberry waffles are just what you need on a busy workday.

The fruity flavors pair wonderfully and are sweet enough that even the kids will reach for seconds.

Plus, the added cinnamon gives the waffles the most fragrant aroma. 

There’s nothing quite like waking up to the smell of freshly made, cinnamon-kissed waffles! 

5. Oatmeal Waffles

These oatmeal waffles are a healthy upgrade to your traditional boxed variety.

The combination of oat milk and rolled oats gives these waffles a distinct texture that can’t be matched. 

These treats are light, fluffy, and oh-so-tasty!

Get creative with fruits and tasty syrups, or simply enjoy them as is. You’ll love them either way.

6. Whole Wheat Waffles

Whole wheat waffles flavored with the classic combination of honey and cinnamon? Yes, please!

The whole wheat flour provides a subtle nutty taste and pleasant, hearty texture, making these waffles stand out in a crowd. 

And the boost of nutrients doesn’t hurt, either! 

Top them with sliced bananas and syrup or whipped cream and berries.

7. Gluten-Free Buckwheat Waffles

For a nutritious option, even the kids will love, try a batch of gluten-free buckwheat waffles!

Buckwheat is a fantastic source of minerals and vitamins, including magnesium, copper, and phosphorus. 

In fact, buckwheat is an even healthier alternative to regular wheat-based flour. 

Plus, it brings a delightful taste and texture that even folks without dietary restrictions will love. 

So what are you waiting for? Treat yourself and your family to a delicious plate of gluten-free buckwheat waffles today!

8. 5-Ingredient Coconut Flour Waffles

It’s never been easier to make homemade coconut flour waffles. And it’s all thanks to this recipe! 

All you need are eggs, almond milk, coconut flour, baking powder, and a dash of cinnamon.

If you’ve ever used coconut flour before, you’ll know it can be difficult to get right. It’s super absorbent, which can ruin baked goods!

But this recipe is spot on, and the waffles are deliciously fluffy.

9. Cottage Cheese Waffles

In the mood to try something a little different? How about these cottage cheese waffles?

They require no flour at all, so they’re carb-free – but mega-loaded with goodness.

Cottage cheese is a protein powerhouse, and it’s also creamy and lightly tangy. And since you’ll blend the batter, you don’t have to worry about those lumps!

I don’t mind them, but it’ll be an easier sell to the kids.

10. Healthy Chocolate Waffles

Who knew chocolate and spinach could make such a delicious combo? 

This unique recipe uses semi-sweet chocolate chips and fresh spinach leaves to trick your mind into eating greens.

It starts with a blend of milk, spinach, eggs, vanilla, oil, vinegar, and maple syrup. To that, you’ll add the dry ingredients, including cocoa powder.

It’s not a lot, but it’s enough to mask the green color. And with the chips in the mix, nobody will know you’ve thrown spinach in there too!

11. Healthy Whole Wheat Pumpkin Waffles

Enjoy a crisp autumn morning with a stack of these whole-wheat pumpkin waffles.

The pumpkin has a couple of roles here. It’s there for taste (of course) and also moisture.

Like banana bread, adding pumpkin to a baking recipe brings a bunch of moisture, ensuring every bite is soft and tender.

Fall spices bring warmth, and they’re best served with maple syrup.

12. High-Protein Gluten-Free Strawberry Oat Waffles

High in protein and flavor, you and your family will go gaga for these strawberry and oat waffles.

The combination of cottage cheese and strawberry jam creates a beautiful balance of sweet, savory, and tart flavors.

Plus, these waffles are packed with essential nutrients that’ll help kick-start your day.

Oh, and they’re also gluten-free, which is a nice bonus.

13. Healthy Blueberry Waffles

Is there anything better on a spring morning than a pile of blueberry waffles? 

Made with whole wheat flour, these babies are warm, fluffy, scrumptious, and secretly healthy!

Every bite bursts with sweet and tart blueberry goodness. They provide a contrast that’s both pleasing to the eye and gratifying to the taste buds. 

Make a big batch and enjoy them for breakfast or brunch whenever the mood strikes.

14. Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Waffles

Any chocolate chip oatmeal cookie fans in the crowd? You have to try these waffles!

This recipe combines oats, bananas, and chocolate chips to form decadent yet shockingly healthy treats.

The mix of melty chocolate chips and fluffy waffles is an undeniable winner. They’re like thick cookies with banana sweetness.

What more could you ask for?

15. Easy Vegan Waffles

Vegans rejoice; I’ve got you covered, too!

Infused with applesauce, they’re naturally sweetened, super tender, and wonderfully fluffy.

You’ll need just six simple ingredients, so you won’t be slaving away in the kitchen all morning! 

And with some fresh fruit on top, they’re as pretty as can be.

16. Sweet Potato Waffles

Sweet potato waffles are a delightful twist on a classic breakfast favorite. 

With a uniquely soft texture and slightly earthy-sweet flavors, they’re a fabulous option for a morning treat. 

Their creamy potato-y taste pairs perfectly with some maple syrup. And I like peanut butter on there too.

17. Crispy Paleo Waffles

These paleo waffles feature almond flour and tapioca flour, so you can enjoy a delectable morning treat without worrying about unhealthy ingredients. 

Cooked to perfection in just minutes, they offer a crunchy edge with a soft and fluffy inside.

They’re healthy, tasty, and sure to keep you full until lunchtime. 

18. Chai Dairy-Free Waffles and Berry Compote

Nothing says “comfort food” like warm, crispy chai waffles with berry compote. 

This dairy-free breakfast treat has a heavenly sweet and spicy flavor combo! It’s super fragrant and comforting and pairs really well with tart berries.

Enjoy them with a cup of chai or a sweet vanilla coffee.

19. Savory Low-Carb Zucchini Waffles

Zucchini waffles are a low-carb, veggie-packed dish you’ll want to serve with runny eggs and bacon.

Think of them like healthy hash browns with a pancake-like middle.

You’ll add mozzarella and Parmesan, making them distinctly savory. So as I said, pair them with sausages, eggs, and other salty breakfast fare.

20. Flourless Peanut Butter Waffles

Need a no-fuss breakfast that takes no time to prepare? These peanut butter waffles are the way to go. 

All you’ll need here are rolled oats, applesauce, peanut butter, and a few pantry staples.

The peanut butter and applesauce combo gives them an exceptionally tender and fluffy texture. (Feel free to use mashed bananas instead!)

21. Greek Yogurt Waffles

Greek yogurt waffles are another innovative twist on the classic breakfast favorite. 

Like cottage cheese, Greek yogurt is protein-rich and super creamy. Add some eggs, milk, and honey, and it’s even better!

Plus, Greek yogurt contains probiotics that aid digestion and improve overall gut health. 

22. Quinoa Waffles

Ah, quinoa. 

This nutty little grain is a powerhouse of essential vitamins and minerals, adding some much-needed nutrition to breakfast. 

And, it turns out, this versatile superfood isn’t just great in salads and Buddha bowls but in making waffles, as well!

23. Healthy Carrot Cake Waffles

I’ll never say no to dessert for breakfast, and carrot cake waffles are the perfect guilt-free way to enjoy it.

Packed with shredded carrots, coconut, chopped walnuts, and dates, this sweet treat is a dessert lover’s dream!

Not only that, but they also come with heaps of vitamins and minerals, meaning we can all have a second.

23 Healthy Waffle Recipes Everyone Will Love

Thanks to these healthy waffle recipes, you’ll look forward to your next alarm. Comforting and nutritious, they’re the ultimate breakfast of champs. 

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Hey there! I'm Kim. I love running, cooking, and curling up with a good book! I share recipes for people who LOVE good food, but want to keep things simple :)

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