Healthy Protein Waffles (LOW CALORIE)

healthy protein waffles

These Healthy Protein Waffles are just 161 calories and have 18.3g of protein per low calorie waffle!

I love this healthy protein waffle recipe because it’s also low sugar and so easy to make (in just 10 minutes- start to finish!)

healthy protein waffles

You can use any protein powder you prefer (including chocolate, strawberry, you choose!) however some protein powders are thicker than others. So be sure to read the notes below on thinning out your high protein waffles batter.

You can also make these low calorie waffles as meal prep breakfasts! Simply pop the leftover in the toaster for quick weekday breakfast.

These Healthy Protein Waffles are just 161 calories and have 18.3g of protein per low calorie waffle!

Healthy Protein Waffles

This article will supply you with everything you’ll need to make healthy homemade protein waffles.

From a shopping list, to a printable recipe card. You’ll find a nutrition label, a fantastic plant based protein powder, and even meal prep tips, and 10 amazing topping combinations for your low calorie waffles recipe below.

To make these protein waffles recipes easy, I’ve supplied you with the following sections.

Read though them for helpful resources, or skip ahead to the recipe card.

What You’ll Find in this Article:

Helpful Tip for Shopping: Take a screenshot of the shopping list to your phone. This way you have it at your fingertips the next time you go grocery shopping.

Recipe Card Uses: You can email yourself this recipe card so you can easily search for it (I have a folder in my email just for recipes!) Or print it so you have it handy, and can make notes. You can even pin this healthy recipe for protein waffles to Pinterest so it is safely stored for you.

Up next, a shopping list and topping guide for low calorie protein waffles…

Protein Waffle Ingredients

These basic protein waffles can be topped with lots of yummy ingredients. Here are some of our favorite protein waffle toppings.

Protein Waffle Topping Guide:

  1. Berries and cream – add 1/3 cup mixed berries, and 1/4 cup whipped cream.
  2. Clouds and rainbows – add 1/4 cup whipped cream, and 1 tablespoon rainbow sprinkles.
  3. Apples and pecans– add 1/4 cup thin sliced apples, and 1 tablespoon pecans to your waffle. Drizzle lightly with maple syrup.
  4. Peanut butter and bananas – add half of a sliced banana. Warm 1 tablespoon of peanut butter in the microwave for 10-20 seconds, then drizzle over your waffles.
  5. Peaches and walnuts – add quarter cup diced peaches, and 1 tablespoon crushed walnuts to your waffles. Drizzle lightly with honey.
  6. Double chocolate – add some of my fat free chocolate syrup, and 1 tablespoon dark chocolate chips to your waffles.
  7. Strawberry banana – add 1/2 of a sliced banana, and 3 chopped strawberries to your waffles. Drizzle lightly with honey,.
  8. Lemon blueberry – Add 1/4 cup blueberries, and grate 1 teaspoon lemon zest over your waffles. Lightly drizzle with honey or maple syrup.
  9. White chocolate macadamia nut – chop macadamia nuts and sprinkle over waffles along with 1 tablespoon white chocolate chips.
  10. Blackberry almond –  top waffles with quarter cup blackberries, 1 tablespoon slivered almonds, and an optional 1 tablespoon yogurt.
healthy protein waffles

Shopping List for Waffles with Protein Powder:

Special Tip: You can find all the measurements in the recipe card below. There you can choose how many servings of this low calorie waffles with protein powder recipe you want to make. It will do all the measurement math for you! All of the ingredients for these protein powder waffles can be doubled or tripled with the click of a button.

Up next, how to make protein waffles with protein powder…

How to Make Protein Waffles

It’s easy to meal prep this recipe protein waffles. Here I’ll show you how to make the best meal prepped low calorie waffles.

Protein Waffle Meal Prep Guide:

  1. Choose how many healthy waffles you want to make (the recipe card has 2X and 3X buttons to double or triple the amount of low calorie protein waffles you plan on making.)
  2. Make the low calorie waffles as instructed and cool completely.
  3. Cut parchment paper out into waffle sized sheets, and place them in-between the waffles, stacking the protein waffles 1-4 per stack (depending on how many you will have per serving).
  4. Place the stacks into a freezer bag and freeze. Will hold in the freezer for 3 months.
  5. Discard the parchment paper and reheat the healthy protein waffles in the microwave for 1 minute, in the toaster oven on toast for 3 minutes, or in a warm oven, and of course you can just pop them in a toaster like Eggo waffles.
healthy protein waffles

How to Make a Protein Powder Waffles Recipe:

  1. Preheat a waffle maker and spray with olive oil.
  2. Add the oatmeal to a blender or food processor and blend until you get a flour like consistency.
  3. Pour in the remaining ingredients and blend until smooth.
  4. Use a 1/3 cup measuring cup to pour protein waffles mix onto the prepared waffle maker.
  5. Close and cook until done, following the directions for your waffle maker.
  6. Remove the waffle and repeat with the second waffle.
  7. Add your favorite toppings and serve your waffles hot – if you like a crispy waffle, pop it in the toaster!

Special Tip: You can find these directions, along with measurements, nutrition and more in the sharable recipe card in the next section!

Up next, a sharable recipe card for the best protein waffles recipe…

Healthy Protein Waffles Recipe

In the sections above I’ve supplied you with meal prep tips, and a toppings guide with 10 different amazing waffle combinations. If you skipped ahead to the recipe card, you may want to scroll back up for those sections.

Below I shared even more low calorie, high protein breakfast recipes below… so keep scrolling!

healthy protein waffles

Protein Waffles 161 Calories + 18.3g Protein

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These low calorie protein waffles are just 161 calories and have 18.3g of protein per waffle!
We also cut the sugar down with the help of our favorite zero calorie all-natural sweetener, but you can use any sugar (or honey, agave, maple syrup) you choose.
Special Tip: Each protein powder is different, if you find that yours makes your protein waffle batter too thick, simply add in water 1 tablespoon (right into the blender/food processor) until you get a thick batter consistency.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 2 waffles
Calories 161 kcal

Equipment

  • waffle maker

Instructions
 

  • Preheat a waffle maker and spray with olive oil.
  • Add the oatmeal to a blender or food processor and blend until you get a flour like consistency.
  • Pour in the remaining ingredients and blend until smooth.
  • Use a 1/3 cup measuring cup to pour protein waffles mix onto the prepared waffle maker.
  • Close and cook until done, following the directions for your waffle maker.
  • Remove the waffle and repeat with the second waffle.
  • Add your favorite toppings and serve your waffles hot – if you like a crispy waffle, pop it in the toaster!

Notes

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Nutrition

Serving: 1waffleCalories: 161kcalCarbohydrates: 12gProtein: 18.3gFat: 3.9gSaturated Fat: 0.9gCholesterol: 177mgSodium: 153mgPotassium: 284mgFiber: 3.5gSugar: 2.3gCalcium: 124mgIron: 1mg
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Nutrition and Calories in Protein Waffles

The nutrition and calories below are based off 1 serving (1 waffle) from the low calorie protein waffles recipe above.

Important Note: As a reminder, at Lose Weight By Eating the goal is to make healthier, all-natural versions of your favorite recipes… not all will be “diet worthy” depending on the diet you are on. But they will be healthier versions to help curb your cravings.

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