How to Make Protein Waffles for a Healthy Breakfast

Updated: May 22, 2023

You simply can't go wrong with these delicious, healthy protein waffles.

Protein is an important part of a healthy diet. Not only do protein-packed meals have you feeling fuller for longer, but protein also aids in muscle recovery. While waffles usually aren’t seen as healthy, this recipe will give you the best of both worlds: healthy and delicious. Each waffle contains about 13 grams of protein!

How to Make Protein Waffles


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  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt
  • 3/4 cup oats
  • 1 scoop protein powder of choice
  • 2 tablespoons milk (can be nondairy)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon maple syrup


Step 1: Prep your waffle iron

Preheat your waffle iron to a medium high heat. Spray the waffle iron with cooking spray.

Step 2: Combine your ingredients

In a large bowl, mix all of the dry and wet ingredients together and blend well.

Step 3: Cook the waffle

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Pour about half a cup of waffle batter into your waffle iron. Close and cook until the waffle is golden brown.

Step 4: Top your waffle

Top your fluffy protein waffle with maple syrup (or other healthy toppings like fresh fruit) and enjoy.

Toppings for Protein Waffles

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When it comes to figuring out what toppings to put on your waffles, the possibilities are endless. If you love fruit, top your waffles with blueberries, raspberries or blackberries. If you have more of a sweet tooth, drizzle your waffles with maple syrup or agave. Love peanut butter? Smear some of your favorite butters (like almond, peanut or sunflower) on the waffles and top with fresh sliced bananas. If you’re nuts over nuts, sprinkle chopped pecans and almonds on top.

Tips for Making Protein Waffles

What kind of protein powder should you use to make protein waffles?

You can use whichever protein powder you like! In these waffles specifically, vanilla or chocolate protein powder would taste wonderful.

Can you freeze protein waffles?

You can totally freeze your protein waffles if you have leftovers. Just place your waffles in an airtight container. Waffles will last in the freezer for 3 months.

Can you put protein waffles in the fridge?

Yes, you can. Place your waffles in an airtight container or large ziplock bags. Your waffles should last up to 5 days.