5 Healthy Waffles that are Freezer Friendly

healthy waffles

Start your morning off on the tasty side with these freezer-friendly healthy waffles. With whole wheat, high protein, low carb, chocolate and even a gluten-free option, there is a healthy waffle on this list for everyone.

To freeze your waffles, simply let them cool completely before laying them flat on a baking sheet and placing them in a freezer for 30 minutes. After 30 minutes remove the waffles and place them in a freezer-safe zip-lock bag. Pop them in the toaster when you are ready to eat them!

Chocolate Banana Waffles

Chocolate Banana Waffles

Chocolate Banana Waffles

Makes 4 waffles

Enjoy chocolate for breakfast with these healthy chocolate banana waffles! Made with white whole wheat flour and without any refined sugars, you won’t believe these chocolate waffles are healthy.

Ingredients:

  • ¾ cup white whole wheat flour
  • ¼ cup cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil, softened
  • 1 banana, mashed
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 egg, whisked
  • ½ cup almond milk (or milk of choice)

Directions:

  1. Preheat a waffle iron to medium heat. Spray with cooking spray.
  2. Whisk together the coconut oil, egg, almond milk, vanilla and mashed banana. Set aside.
  3. In another bowl, mix together the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and cinnamon. Add the wet into the dry, mixing until just incorporated.
  4. Using ½ cup of batter at a time, cook the waffles as directed by your waffle iron.
  5. Serve with your toppings of choice.
Protein Blender Waffles

Protein Blender Waffles

Protein Blender Waffles

Makes 6 waffles

Bump up the protein in your breakfast with these protein waffles. Whipped up in a blender for easy mixing, these waffles get their protein from both eggs and cottage cheese.

Ingredients:

  • 6 eggs
  • 2 cups reduced fat cottage cheese
  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • pinch sea salt

Directions:

  1. Preheat a waffle iron to medium heat. Spray with cooking spray.
  2. Add ingredients to a high-speed blender in the order shown. Blend on high until batter is smooth.
  3. Using ½ cup of batter at a time, cook the waffles as directed by your waffle iron.
  4. Serve with your toppings of choice.
Gluten Free Oat Flour Waffles

Gluten Free Oat Flour Waffles

Gluten Free Oat Flour Waffles

Makes 3

Enjoy your waffles without wheat or gluten with these simple oat flour waffles. Perfectly crisp on the outside yet soft on the inside, these waffles are loved by everyone – gluten-free dieter or not!

Ingredients:

  • 1 ½ cups rolled oats, certified gluten-free
  • ¼ cup cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon coconut sugar
  • 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ cup applesauce, unsweetened
  • ¼ cup almond milk
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions:

  1. Preheat your waffle iron to medium heat. Spray with cooking spray.
  2. Place ingredients to a high-speed blender in order shown. Blend on high until oats have fully broken down and the batter is smooth.
  3. Using ½ cup at a time, cook waffles according to waffle maker directions.
Low Carb Waffles

Low Carb Waffles

Low Carb Waffles

Makes 3 waffles

Who says you can’t have waffles on a low carb diet? Paleo, grain-free and low in carbohydrates, these waffles are light and fluffy and also full of fiber, protein and healthy fats.

Ingredients:

  • 6 eggs
  • ¼ cup coconut oil, softened
  • 1/3 cup coconut flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • pinch cinnamon

Directions:

  1. Preheat your waffle iron to medium heat. Spray with cooking spray.
  2. Whip eggs and coconut oil together in a large bowl until smooth. Add remaining ingredients and mix until there are no lumps remaining.
  3. Using ½ cup of batter at a time, cook waffles according to waffle maker directions.
Whole Wheat Yogurt Waffles

Whole Wheat Yogurt Waffles

Whole Wheat Yogurt Waffles

Makes 6 waffles

This recipe is a traditional waffle recipe with a twist. We’ve swapped out the refined flours and sugars as well as removed any oil and butter to create heart-healthy whole wheat waffles.

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups white whole wheat flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons coconut sugar
  • 1 cup plain Greek yogurt, non-fat or reduced fat
  • 1 cup almond milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions:

  1. Preheat your waffle iron to medium heat. Spray with cooking spray.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together dry ingredients. In a smaller bowl, whisk together the wet ingredients until smooth.
  3. Add the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients, mixing until everything is combined.
  4. Using 1/3 cup at a time, cook waffles according to waffle maker directions.

Healthy waffles don’t have to be boring. Try one of these healthy waffle recipes today – and then freeze the rest for breakfast another day! For a couple more options view our savory breakfast waffles recipe and banana waffles recipe.