Chocolate Protein Waffles

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Looking for a tasty and wholesome breakfast option that both toddlers and the whole family will love? Look no further than Chocolate Protein Waffles! These delicious waffles are not only packed with protein but also boast the irresistible flavor of chocolate. Let’s dive into how to make this nutritious and satisfying breakfast treat.

Ingredients:

  • 3 tbsp Greek yogurt
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 3 tsp all-purpose flour
  • 2-3 tbsp maple syrup
  • chocolate chips- optional but super yummy

Instructions:

  1. Preheat your waffle iron according to the manufacturer’s instructions.
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine the Greek yogurt, egg, cocoa powder, flour, and maple syrup. Mix until well combined and smooth.
  3. Once the waffle iron is heated, lightly grease it with non-stick cooking spray or melted butter.
  4. Pour the batter onto the preheated waffle iron, spreading it out evenly to cover the surface.
  5. Close the waffle iron and cook the waffles according to the manufacturer’s instructions, until they are slightly crispy on the outside.
  6. Once cooked, carefully remove the waffles from the iron and transfer them to a plate.
  7. Serve the Chocolate Protein Waffles warm, topped with your favorite toppings such as fresh fruit, nut butter, or a drizzle of maple syrup.

Why Chocolate Protein Waffles are Great for Toddlers and Families:

  • Protein-Packed: Greek yogurt and eggs provide a good source of protein, helping to keep little tummies satisfied and providing essential nutrients for growth and development.
  • Nutritious Ingredients: These waffles are made with wholesome ingredients like greek yogurt and cocoa powder, offering a dose of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.
  • Kid-Friendly Flavor: The chocolatey flavor of these waffles is sure to be a hit with toddlers and older kids alike, making breakfast time more enjoyable for the whole family.
  • Easy to Make: With just a few simple ingredients and minimal preparation time, Chocolate Protein Waffles are quick and convenient to whip up, even on busy mornings.
  • Customizable: Feel free to customize these waffles by adding extras like chopped nuts, shredded coconut, or mini chocolate chips for an extra special treat.

Storage Instructions:

Any leftover waffles can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2-3 days. To reheat, simply pop them in the toaster or toaster oven until warmed through.

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Chocolate Protein Waffles

Servings: 2 waffles

Ingredients 

  • 1 egg
  • 3 tbsp greek yogurt plain
  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 3 tbsp all purpose flour
  • 2-3 tbsp maple syrup
  • optional but recommended chocolate chips

Instructions 

  • In a mixing bowl, combine the Greek yogurt, egg, cocoa powder, flour, and maple syrup. Mix until well combined and smooth. Add the chocolate chips.
  • Once the waffle iron is heated, lightly grease it with non-stick cooking spray or melted butter.
  • Pour the batter onto the preheated waffle iron, spreading it out evenly to cover the surface.
  • Close the waffle iron and cook the waffles according to the manufacturer's instructions, until they are slightly crispy on the outside.
  • Once cooked, carefully remove the waffles from the iron and transfer them to a plate. Serve with maple syrup or peanut butter.

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

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