Your new favorite high protein breakfast is here! These Mini Vanilla Protein Waffles pack gains in every bite, are super easy to make with simple ingredients, and take just minutes to prep. If you like waffles, you’re going to love these healthy waffles!
The first thing you need to do is to take out either a food processor or blender, this is what’s going to fully incorporate your rolled oats. If you don’t have one of these, here’s a link to my food processor.
You could also make these without a food processor or blender by using oat flour instead of rolled oats.
Add all of your ingredients right into whatever you’re using starting with 1/2 cup of rolled oats, 1/2 teaspoon of ground cinnamon, 1 1/2 scoops of a vanilla protein powder, 1 teaspoon fo vanilla extract, 2 tablespoons of flaxseed meal, 3/4 teaspoon of baking powder, 1 cup of unsweetened milk substitute, and 1 large whole egg.
Process or blend all of those ingredients together until your mini vanilla protein waffles mix is smooth.
Did you know that flaxseed meal is a great cheap source of healthy fats, fiber, and protein?
Take out a mini waffle pan, turn your burner on medium heat, and coat your pan with some non-stick cooking spray.
After your pan heats up, pour your mix into your waffle spots. You’ll want to cook each side of your waffles for around 1-2 minutes. Your waffles are ready to flip once they fully rise (this is quick).
Remove your waffles, coat your pan again, and repeat until your mix is gone. I was able to make 20 waffles today but this may change depending on the pan you’re using and how much mix you’re putting into each spot.
Pro tip? It’s easy to flip your mini vanilla protein waffles with a fork!
Here are some of my favorite toppings and ways to eat these waffles! If you have any fun ideas and/or toppings, let us know them in the comments below.
- Whipped cream
- Sugar free syrup
- Ground cinnamon
- Cocoa powder
- Greek yogurt
- Sandwiched (think peanut butter & jelly!)
Level these up even more by topping them with our Peanut Butter Protein Frosting recipe!
Mini Vanilla Protein Waffles
What We Used
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- ½ Cup Rolled Oats
- 1 ½ Scoops Protein Powder - Vanilla
- ½ Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
- 2 Tablespoons Flaxseed Meal
- ¾ Teaspoon Baking Powder
- 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
- 8 Ounces Milk Substitute - or Milk
- 1 Large Whole Egg
- Combine all of your ingredients into a blender or food processor
- Blend/process everything together
- Take out a Mini Waffle Pan, turn your burner on Medium Heat, and coat your pan with some non-stick cooking spray
- Pour your mix in and cook each side of your waffles for 1-2 minutes
- Calories: 527
- Fat: 19g
- Saturated Fat: 6g
- Sodium: 309mg
- Carbs: 36g
- Fiber: 9g
- Sugar: 6g
- Protein: 53g
- Calories: 26
- Fat: .9g
- Saturated Fat: .3g
- Sodium: 15.4mg
- Carbs: 1.8g
- Fiber: .4g
- Sugar: .3g
- Protein: 2.6g
Can anything be used in place of rolled oats
Whole wheat pastry flour, almond flour, coconut flour…do these help!?
Hey Derek – made your Shepherd’s Pie last night & loved it, excited to give this a try today.
Question: I don’t have a waffle pan like that, but do you think this recipe would be fine to make pancakes with instead?
I’m guessing using vanilla almond milk is perfectly acceptable? Any reason you used coconut milk instead?