Healthy PROTEIN Pumpkin Waffles Recipe

Protein Pumpkin Waffles Recipe
Written by The Protein Chef

‘Tis the season of pumpkin or in my case every season is the season of pumpkin and there is always room for a high protein waffle! This Protein Pumpkin Waffles recipe is more than just healthy…it’s DELICIOUS!

Here is the recipe:

  • 1 Scoop (30g) Vanilla Protein Powder (or Chocolate for more of a Chocolate Pumpkin taste)
  • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 1/2 Cup (122g) Pure Pumpkin
  • 3/4 Cup (87g) Fat Free Cottage Cheese (or Greek Yogurt)
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
  • 2 Large Egg Whites
  • 3/4 Teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Pumpkin Pie Spice
  • 3/4 Cup (60g) Rolled Oats

Calories in the WHOLE recipe:

  • Calories: 465
  • Fat: 5g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Sodium: 514mg
  • Carbs: 53g
  • Fiber: 9g
  • Sugar: 10g
  • Protein: 52g

Combine all of your ingredients into a food processor or blender. Process/blender everything together. Turn your waffle maker on, let it heat up, and spray it with non-stick cooking spray. Pour your mix in and let it cook for however long your waffle maker says to. Enjoy!

Check out my cheap waffle maker:


  • Top your waffle with sugar free syrup, whipped cream, cool whip, protein frosting, nuts, peanut butter, etc!

About the author

The Protein Chef

Derek Howes is a personal trainer and chef with over a decade of experience in the gym and kitchen. Derek, who is also known as The Protein Chef on his blog and YouTube channel shows his viewers every week that food doesn’t need to be boring or repetitive, it’s all about balance, moderation, and having the knowledge to change things up. His recipes which have been featured in the news, magazines, and on TV are cheap, quick, AND delicious! His motto in life is “everything in moderation” and is without question the most important habit he follows.


  • Delicious. My husband and I ate these for breakfast this morning with turkey sausage on the side. It was sooooo good, we had it again for lunch!!! Thank you for another recipe keeper 🙂

  • Hey Derek,
    these waffles taste sooooo good man! I eat them twice a week! Thank you for posting all these recipes. I lost 80 pounds using your recipes when I feel like I need a cheat! but its not cheating that’s what’s great about your stuff. thanks man!

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