Chocolate Chip Whey Protein Waffles

February 15, 2016

in Gluten Free, Healthy Breakfast, Kid Friendly, Recipes, Snacks

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Breakfast can be the hardest meal of the day, especially when you’re rushing out the door in the morning. These chocolate chip whey protein waffles are a wonderful make-ahead option. Store them in the freezer and pop in the toaster to re-heat. Then you have a pretty complete breakfast in only 2 minutes!

These waffles are filled with lots of good-for-you breakfast foods. Oats, non-fat greek yogurt, chia seeds, whey protein and eggs. The addition of the chocolate chips makes it a hit with the whole family. While smoothies are a great and quick option too, when the weather is cool and rainy, I prefer something warm.

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I used regular semi-sweet chocolate chips in these, but if stevia chocolate chips (I like Krisda and Lily’s) are available to you, feel free to use those, and it will lower the overall sugar in the recipe.

The toppings on these are endless. add peanut butter, fresh fruit, almond pieces or make it more dessert like this with coconut whipped cream and a few chocolate shavings.  Most of the time I actually just eat them plain, as most of the time I’m eating them in the car, wrapped in a paper towel on my way to school drop off!

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This recipe was originally created for MaxiNutrition. Get the full recipe here. Pictured above I used vanilla whey protein powder, but vanilla or chocolate both work great.

Nutrition (per waffle)
Calories: 150   Fat: 4.9g (2g saturated fat) Cholesterol: 34mg  Sodium: 86mg  Carbs: 17g  Fiber: 2g  Sugars: 5.9g  Protein: 10g

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  • Blair @ The Seasoned Mom

    Those sound perfect for our busy mornings! Hopping over to grab the recipe! 🙂

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