Mini Vanilla Protein Waffles

20 Mini Waffles26 cals

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.

Mini Waffles

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!

Healthy Toppings

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
  • Pudding
  • 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 Recipe

Mini Vanilla Protein Waffles

Make every bite count with these Mini Vanilla Protein Waffles! This easy and high protein breakfast recipe takes just minutes to prep.
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Prep Time: 3 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 13 minutes
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: healthy waffles, mini waffles, protein waffles
Servings: 20 Mini Waffles
Calories: 26kcal
Cost: $1.50

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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 in the WHOLE recipe:
  • Calories: 527
  • Fat: 19g
  • Saturated Fat: 6g
  • Sodium: 309mg
  • Carbs: 36g
  • Fiber: 9g
  • Sugar: 6g
  • Protein: 53g
Calories in each waffle (if you make 20):
  • Calories: 26
  • Fat: .9g
  • Saturated Fat: .3g
  • Sodium: 15.4mg
  • Carbs: 1.8g
  • Fiber: .4g
  • Sugar: .3g
  • Protein: 2.6g


Calories: 26kcal | Carbohydrates: 1.8g | Protein: 2.6g | Fat: 0.9g | Saturated Fat: 0.3g | Sodium: 15.4mg | Fiber: 0.4g | Sugar: 0.3g


  1. Wendi on October 21, 2016 at 12:00 am

    Can anything be used in place of rolled oats

    • Derek Howes on October 21, 2016 at 12:00 am

      Whole wheat pastry flour, almond flour, coconut flour…do these help!?

  2. Anthony on August 6, 2014 at 12:00 am

    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?

  3. David on July 27, 2014 at 12:00 am

    I’m guessing using vanilla almond milk is perfectly acceptable? Any reason you used coconut milk instead?

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