Chocolate Cherry Protein Waffle

Well folks, here I am again with yet another waffle recipe! Today I did a HIIT workout at home and I planned to refuel with a protein waffle. Starting last night I was trying to decide what kind I would make. For some reason I was having the hardest time, but I finally settled on Chocolate Cherry since we have home-dehydrated cherries in the freezer and fresh cherries in the fridge!
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The funny thing is that I used to never like cherries. I only liked cherry flavored things (like fruit snacks). But I finally tried them again a few weeks ago and discovered that I like them!

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Recipe:
•1/4 cup Oat Flour
•3 tbsp + 1 tsp Chocolate Protein Powder (I used whey)
•1 egg
•1 tbsp Coconut Water (or just a tad but more if you’d like)
•2 tbsp Dehydrated Bing Cherries (I used ones that my dad dehydrated [which means no yucky additives!])
•A couple drops of Cherry Flavoring (extract or essential oil)

Directions:
1. Turn on waffle iron to preheat.
2. Mix together all ingredients.
3. Spray waffle iron with non-stick cooking spray (I used coconut oil spray).
4. Pour batter into iron once preheated.
5. Top with toppings of choice! I topped mine with Walden Farms Marshmallow Fluff, some fresh Bing Cherries, Walden Farms Pancake Syrup, and Hemp seeds! (I forgot to add cinnamon — gasp!)

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Lemon Chia Seed Waffle

Hi there, everyone! 🙂

Last Sunday I was feelin’ a lemon flavored waffle, and so the Lemon Chia Seed Waffle was born! 😛 The one I made last Sunday wasn’t too bad flavor wise, but I needed to work on the texture a little bit. I’m putting 99% of the blame on my waffle maker though, because it didn’t beep when it was done (only the “ready” light came on) and I was in the other room trying to do my typical multi-tasking. So that is why I do put 1% of the blame on myself! 😛

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This morning seemed like the perfect morning to do a second trial of these waffles because Sundays are rest days for me and I had plenty of time to slowly roll out of bed when I was ready to, and start tweaking the recipe for and remaking the Lemon Chia Seed Waffle! Man, am I happy that I changed up the recipe! I actually only just tweaked it a tad bit, but it sure did the trick! This waffle is perfectly moist on the inside and golden to perfection on the outside. Not to toot my own horn but TOOOOOOOT! You should probably need to try these waffles!

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So without further ado, the recipe!

Ingredients:

  • 2/3 cup Oat Flour (I grind up my own oats in our Ninja)
  • 1 tbsp Lemon Zest
  • 1 1/2 tsp Freshly Squeezed Lemon Juice
  • 2 tbsp Nonfat Plain Greek Yogurt (I used Chobani)
  • 5 tbsp + 1 tsp Coconut Water
  • 1 tbsp Chia Seeds
  • approx. 8 Drops of Lemon Stevia (or stevia of choice)
  • 1 tbsp Coconut Oil
  • Desired toppings (I’ll post what I used for mine below)

Directions:

1. Turn on waffle iron to preheat.

2. Mix together all ingredients.

3. Pour into waffle maker once preheated.

4. Once your waffle iron beeps or says it’s ready, leave waffle in for another minute or so, but keep an eye on it.

5. Top with desired toppings. I topped mine with Walden Farms Marshmallow Fluff, Walden Farms Pancake Syrup, Halo Top Creamery Lemon Cake Ice Cream, and Chia Seeds!

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Let me know what you think! I hope you’re all enjoying my waffle creations! If you have any flavor suggestions, I’d be more than happy to try them out! 🙂

Apple Cinnamon Protein Waffle

Another day, another waffle! For Waffle Wednesday I decided to make up a recipe for apple cinnamon waffles.
The combination of apples and cinnamon is undeniably delicious, which means putting that combination in waffle form could not possibly disappoint! And I was definitely right! 🙂
So here you have it!

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Ingredients:
•1/2 cup Oat Flour
•2 tbsp About Time Cinnamon Swirl Protein Powder (or protein powder of choice)
•1 Apple (I used Braeburn), cored
•2 tbsp Nonfat Plain Greek Yogurt
•1/2 tsp Coconut Sugar
•1 tsp Cinnamon
•4 tbsp+2 tsp Coconut Water

Directions:
1. Preheat waffle iron.
2. Cut up (dice) about half of the waffle and put into bowl with some coconut sugar and cinnamon (both to taste), and microwave for about 20 seconds.
3. Mix together all ingredients and pour into waffle iron.
4. Top waffle with the other half of the apple, and other topping of choice. I did chia and hemp seeds, cinnamon, coconut sugar, Walden Farms Pancake Syrup, and a dollop of Walden Farms Marshmallow Fluff!

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