6 Satisfying Pea-Protein Waffle Recipes

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Gluten Free Vegan

If you're looking for a new waffle recipe to spice up your meal prep - we got you covered! These six waffle recipes are all unique, equally tasty and packed full of the good stuff - Clean Lean Protein.

You can double or triple the recipes to feed a crowd or for meal prep to ensure you're setting yourself up for success in reaching your goals!

Vegan Chocolate Waffles

Recipe courtesy of @livelabelfree

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons buckwheat flour
  • 1 tablespoon coconut flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons cacao powder or cocoa powder
  • 1 scoop Rich Chocolate Clean Lean Protein
  • 1/2 cup plant-based milk
  • 1/2 tablespoon coconut oil, melted plus more for pan

Method

  1. Preheat waffle pan, iron or griddle on medium high heat.
  2. In a medium sized bowl, whisk together the flours, baking powder, cacao powder, and protein powder. Pour in the milk and coconut oil, and mix to combine.
  3. Grease the waffle pan (or iron) with coconut oil and spoon batter onto hot pan.
  4. Cook waffles for 1-2 minutes over medium heat. Flip, and cook an additional 1-2 minutes.
  5. Transfer to a plate and serve with fresh strawberries, cacao nibs, and a drizzle of melted dark chocolate!

 

Sweet Potato Protein Waffles 

Recipe courtesy of @livelabelfree

Ingredients 

  • 1/2 cup sweet potato purée
  • 1 tablespoon coconut flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 tablespoons Smooth Vanilla Clean Lean Protein
  • 1 large egg (or vegan alternative)
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened almond milk

Method

  1. Preheat waffle iron according to manufacturer’s instructions.
  2. Mix together all ingredients in a medium-sized bowl. Batter should be somewhat thick.
  3. Grease waffle iron with coconut oil or butter and spoon batter onto greased surface.
  4. Cook until done and repeat with remaining batter.
  5. Transfer to a plate and serve as desired! I prefer mine with fresh blueberries and a drizzle of creamy almond butter.
 

Simple Vegan Waffles

Ingredients

  • 1 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup Smooth Vanilla Clean Lean Protein
  • 2 heaping tablespoons coconut sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 1/2 cups vanilla almond milk
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil 
  • pinch of salt

Method

  1. Preheat your waffle maker and spray with non stick cooking spray. 
  2. In a medium sized mixing bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, oil and non-dairy milk, mix well, until most of the flour lumps are gone.
  3. Scoop up batter and pour in the center of the heated waffle maker plate. Close the cover and wait until the light turns green.
  4. Top with your fave toppings and enjoy!!
 

Vegan Chicken and Waffles

Ingredients

  • 1 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup Just Natural Clean Lean Protein  
  • 2 heaping tablespoons coconut sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 1/2 cups unsweetened almond milk
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil 
  • pinch of salt
  • fav vegan chicken nuggets 

Method

  1. Preheat your waffle maker and spray with non stick cooking spray.
  2. In a medium sized mixing bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, oil and non-dairy milk. Mix well, until most of the flour lumps are gone.
  3. Scoop up batter and pour in the center of the heated waffle maker plate. Close the cover and wait until the light turns green.
  4. Top with your fave toppings and enjoy!
My fav vegan chicken nuggets are the Trader Joe’s brand! You can find them in the frozen section.
     

    Fluffy Protein Waffles

    Ingredients

    • 3/4 cup coconut flour⁠
    • 3/4 cup wheat flour⁠
    • 1/2 cup Smooth Vanilla Clean Lean Protein  ⁠
    • 1/3 cup brown sugar ⁠
    • 1 teaspoon salt⁠
    • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda⁠
    • 1 teaspoon baking powder⁠
    • 1/4 cup coconut oil melted⁠
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract⁠
    • 1 1/4 cups canned coconut milk⁠
    • 4 large eggs (or vegan alternative) at room temperature⁠

    Method

    1. In a large bowl, mix together all of the dry ingredients.⁠
    2. In a medium bowl, whisk the eggs. Combine the rest of the wet ingredients into the same bowl.
    3. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry, and stir them together well. Let the batter sit and rest for 10 mins (for extra fluffiness)⁠.
    4. Heat up your waffle iron for a few minutes. Spray on a layer of oil onto both the top and bottom.
    5. Pour enough of the mixture into the iron to barely cover the bottom. Depending on the size of your waffle iron, this should make about 8 large waffles. ⁠
    6. Top with your favorite toppings once cooked through and enjoy!
     

    Vegan Cinnamon Roll Waffles

    Ingredients

    Dough:

    • 2 cups almond milk, at room temperature⁠
    • ½ cup vegan butter, melted⁠
    • ¼ cup organic sugar⁠
    • 4 cups flour⁠
    • 1 cup Smooth Vanilla Clean Lean Protein
    • 1 teaspoon salt⁠

    Filling

    • ¾ cup vegan butter⁠
    • ¾ cup brown sugar⁠
    • 2 tablespoons ground cinnamon⁠

    Icing:

    • 1 cup powdered sugar⁠
    • 2 tablespoons almond milk⁠
    • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract⁠

    Method

    1. In a large bowl, whisk together the almond milk, melted butter, and sugar. ⁠
    2. Add 4 cups flour, 1 cup Smooth Vanilla Clean Lean Protein and 1 teaspoon of salt to the milk mixture and mix with a wooden spoon until just combined.⁠
    3. Roll out the dough on a floured piece of parchment paper⁠.
    4. Spread the softened vegan butter evenly over the dough.⁠
    5. Sprinkle evenly with brown sugar and cinnamon.⁠
    6. Roll up the dough, forming a log, and pinch the seam closed. Place seam-side down. Trim off any unevenness on either end.⁠
    7. Cut the log in half, then divide each half into 7 evenly sized pieces; about 1½ inches.⁠
    8. Place cinnamon roll in each waffle iron and cook one by one.⁠
    9. To prepare the frosting: In a medium sized mixing bowl, whisk together powdered sugar, almond milk, and vanilla until smooth.⁠
    10. Ice the waffles and enjoy!

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