Recipe: Healthy Banana Waffles

Healthy Banana Waffles recipe by skinnymom photo of completed meal

Cross frozen waffles off your weekly grocery list, because your whole family will enjoy these homemade and healthified banana waffles more than any pre-packaged, store bought version. Yes, even better than Eggo Waffles.

Healthy Banana Waffles recipe by skinnymom photo of completed meal

These waffles ring in at only 373 calories and 3 grams of fatper serving since we were able to take out the oil in exchange for unsweetened applesauce. The banana gives these waffles a great wholesome flavor that just makes your morning better. Top with fresh fruit, light maple syrup and even a drizzle of powdered sugar to really feel spoiled in the morning.

healthy banana waffles

  • 1 ripe banana, mashed

  • 1 egg and 2 egg whites, beaten

  • 1¾ cup skim milk

  • ½ cup unsweetened applesauce

  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract

  • 2 cups whole wheat flour

  • 1 tablespoon baking powder

  • 1 tablespoon stevia

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

Instructions

  1. Preheat your waffle iron and coat with nonstick cooking spray.

  2. In a medium size bowl, mash banana. Add eggs, milk, applesauce and vanilla extract and whisk together until combined. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, stevia and salt. Beat egg mixture in with the flour mixture until only a few lumps remain.

  3. Carefully spoon the batter onto the pre-heated waffle iron and cook until golden brown. Repeat until batter is finished.

Nutrition Information
Per Serving (2 waffles):
Calories: 373
Fat: 3g
Saturated Fat: 1g
Carbohydrates: 59g
Fiber: 8g
Sugars: 13g
Protein: 26g
WWP+: 10
SmartPoints: 11