Pro Waffles

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I do not eat meat or chicken, however, I eat seafood (salmon, shrimp, lobster, cod, tuna) occasionally and figured I may not be getting as much protein as I should. I need to lose couple pounds and tone up and the only way I will do it: is naturally (no surgeries or pills).

So I visited a registered dietician for some tips. One of the things she told me that I am “doing a great job as is”. In helping to attain as much protein as I would like to have, she suggested adding my protein powder to my baked goods. Brillant idea, I never thought of.

When I thought about it:  I was YES, and this spiked the creation of this recipe. Each waffle has 10 grams of protein and only 171 calories. The recipe makes about 5 waffles.

 

Ingredients

1 1/2 cups oat flour*

1 1/2 Tsp baking powder

1 scoop vanilla protein powder**

3 Tbsp flax meal

1 Tsp cinnamon

1 1/2 cups milk (almond or whole milk)

1 large egg (you can omit for vegan/vegetarian option)

4 oz applesauce

2 tsp vanilla extract

Pure maple syrup for serving

Directions

  1. Stir together all dry ingredients in one bowl
  2. Mix all wet ingredients in a separate bowl
  3. Pour the wet ingredients into the mixing bowl and stir with a wooden spoon until the dry ingredients are moistened. Don’t worry if there are some small lumps.
  4. Heat the waffle iron. Spray the grids with cooking spray.
  5. Pour some batter (size depends on your waffle iron) on the griddle. Cook the waffles until golden brown (depending on your waffle maker)
  6. Serve the waffles immediately with maple syrup topped with berries. Any leftover, place in parchment paper and freeze.

These were delicious and very filling. Give it a try let me know what you think!

  • I do not buy oat flour just too simple to make. I blend oats in my Vitamix to make oat flour. I usually buy gluten-free or organic.
  • The protein powder I use is Protein Superfood – pure vanilla (read my post about it).
  • I use organic ingredients and aluminum free baking powder.

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