15 Healthy Homemade Waffle Recipes

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Why are these waffle recipes healthy? For starters, they all use whole grain instead of the white processed stuff. Beyond that, they don’t use any highly processed box mix. Yes, they are still delicious and every bit as good as the waffles you’re used to. But waffles did exist before box mix. Here’s how to make them.

1. Protein Powder Waffles

Maple syrup being poured over a plate with waffles, berries and bacon.
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This protein powder waffles recipe is a wonderful way to enjoy your morning waffles while getting some extra protein.

2. Belgian Waffles

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These light and crispy Belgian Waffles are so delicious you won’t be able to resist a second (or even a third) piece. Top it with your favorite syrup, fresh fruit, or a dusting of powdered sugar for the perfect breakfast or brunch.

3. Pumpkin Waffles

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It’s that time of year again when pumpkin recipes start popping up everywhere. This recipe for Pumpkin Waffles really takes your waffles to the next level, especially with the right toppings.

4. Buckwheat Waffles

A stack of buckwheat waffles with fresh berries and syrup on top.
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If you’ve never tried buckwheat flour before, you’re in for a treat. The nutty flavor of these Buckwheat Waffles takes your waffle routine to a whole new level.

5. Homestyle Waffles

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These Homestyle Waffles are how waffles were made before waffle mix was invented. It uses basic ingredients you probably already have at home, and they are delicious with whatever toppings you want to put on them.

6. Gingerbread Waffles

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While gingerbread is typically for the holidays, you can enjoy the flavor any time of year with these delicious Gingerbread Waffles.

7. Blueberry Waffles

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If you love the blueberry/lemon/almond combination, these Blueberry Waffles are one to try. They are a refreshing summer waffle you can enjoy all season long with fresh berries.

8. Saturday Morning Waffles

Clean Eating Saturday Morning Waffles Recipe
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Here’s another standard waffle made without any box mix. It’s cheap to make, and these Saturday Morning Waffles are totally yummy. Just add toppings.

9. Brownie Waffles

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If having brownies for breakfast sounds like a great idea to you, look no further than these homemade Brownie Waffles. You’ll swear you just had dessert for breakfast.

10. Vegan Chocolate Waffles

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If you are following a plant-based diet, you can still enjoy waffles for breakfast. These Vegan Chocolate Waffles are a perfect way to start a plant-based morning.

11. Almond Flour Waffles

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If you are grain-free, try these Almond Flour Waffles. Delicious, soft, and wonderful with almost any topping, these waffles are sure to become a grain-free family favorite.

12. Vegan Waffles

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Here’s one more for the plant-based folks. These standard Vegan Waffles are basic plant-based waffles that will go well with any plant-based toppings you care to add.

13. Sweet Potato Waffles

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Sweet Potato Waffles are exactly that. Waffles made from sweet potatoes. They are savory but can be enjoyed sweetened and are absolutely amazing with melted cheese.

14. Egg Waffles

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Ever had a waffle made totally of eggs? I promise Egg Waffles do not disappoint in the flavor department, and you can put any of the same toppings on them that you would put on other waffles.

15. Omelet Waffles

Clean Eating Waffle Iron Omelets Recipe
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These savory Omelet Waffles are a great way to have an omelet on the go. Top these waffles with anything you normally put in an omelet for a delicious, portable breakfast.

Love Coffee For Breakfast But Not All The Sugar?

Clean Eating Blender Coffee Recipe
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If you need alternatives for putting processed sugar in your coffee, here are some ideas for making your morning cup of Joe a little healthier.

Do You Love Smoothies For Breakfast?

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Smoothies are great for helping you get more servings of fruits and veggies into your diet. But there are ways to amplify their benefits even further.

Struggling With Trying To Eat Healthier? This Can Help

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We all have good intentions when it comes to eating healthier. But actually doing it can be a hurdle many struggle with. These tips can help get you over the hump and on your way to eating and feeling better.

This originally appeared on The Gracious Pantry.

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