Healthy Recipes

Morning Muscle: Strawberry Protein Waffles

Start your day with this mouth-watering, muscle-building breakfast.

Strawberry Protein Waffles
Calories 200
Protein 9g
Fat 8g
Carbs 22g

Give eggs and oatmeal the day off and make something different for breakfast tomorrow. This tasty, waffle recipe is easy to prepare and offers plenty of protein for your muscle building needs. So add it to your morning mix every now and then to give your taste buds something to get excited about.

Strawberry Protein Waffles Servings: 8
You'll need
  • 2 1/4 cups spelt flour
  • 3/4 cup protein powder
  • 2 tbsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 3 cups almond milk
  • 1 lemon zest
  • 1 lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup melted coconut oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup thawed (or fresh strawberries), sliced
  • For coconut whipped cream
  • 1 can full fat unsweetened coconut milk ,chilled
  • 2 tsp maple syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

* Nutritional info indicated below is without the coconut whipped cream topping.

Recipe provided by MyVega.com

Directions 
1. Preheat waffle maker
2. Combine all dry ingredients into large bowl
3. Combine all wet ingredients in medium sized bowl
4. Combine wet ingredients with dry ingredients, being careful to not over mix
5. Fold in strawberries
6. Pour batter onto waffle iron and cook until golden brown
7. Optional: Top waffles with coconut whipped cream and fresh strawberries, or drizzle with maple syrup
8. For coconut whipped cream: Open can of coconut milk and drain the separated liquid into a resalable container—for future smoothies—leaving the dense cream. Put cream in a medium sized bowl and whip with an electric blender.
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