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Protein Waffle

We’ve had several people ask about the protein waffle lately. We are currently working on a way to make our recipes easier to find, but in the mean time I figured it wouldn’t hurt to update on how I make the protein waffle. I originally found the Protein Pancake from this guest post on Peanut Butter Fingers. The first time I tried it, I fell in love! The reason I love it so much is that it is such a fun, quick and easy breakfast. You can change the flavor easily based on which fruit you add to the top! I have been eating these pancakes or waffles for many months and have yet to get bored. They are made with 3 main ingredients…. Oatmeal, Cottage Cheese, and Eggs! (Many people ask if you can taste the cottage cheese…. and the answer is no. I can’t stand cottage cheese normally, and I swear you can’t taste it!) Thanks to the magic bullet blender, it takes only a few seconds to blend the batter and a few minutes later breakfast is ready. I prefer the waffle version because they seem to cook better/faster… The link to the protein pancake version is HERE.

Protein Waffle

1/3 cup dry oatmeal

1/3 cup fat free cottage cheese

1/3 cup egg whites OR egg beaters

1/2 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon vanilla

1 T cinnamon

This process has become very routine for me, so I’ll tell you exactly what I do…

I use the 1/3 cup as a scooper and scoop out the dry oatmeal to add to the blender. Second, I use the same scoop and add the cottage cheese. Third, I pour in the egg beaters to the same scoop and add to the mix. I have a half teaspoon for the baking powder. I then add a half teaspoon of vanilla and I add the cinnamon last. (Usually about a table spoon, but I don’t measure it… ) Blend it all up…

This is the approximate amount of batter that I use for each waffle… It makes 2!

Then I top it with whatever fresh fruit I have on hand… Today, I didn’t have fresh fruit, so I thawed out some strawberries and raspberries from the freezer. I also add approx 1/8 cup of sugar free syrup. You can substitute the syrup for fat free cool whip.

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About Lexy

40 years old, "stay at home mom" to 2 boys (ages 16 and 14), wife to a chiropractic kinesiologist! I love blogging and learning new ideas. I follow the Weight Watchers Points Plus program and enjoy working out. I have run 2 full 26.2 mile marathons and 3 half marathons... and many 10k and 5k's. I love taking BodyPump classes and lifting weights. Working out has always been fun for me, but I struggle with eating healthy. Blogging has introduced me to a world of healthy eaters... When I first started WW... I just wanted someone to tell me what to eat! I didn't like cooking and I am not the kind of person that can just throw things together. There are tons of ideas out there and I love finding new and fun ones that I feel like I am capable of making myself!