Recipe: Healthy Banana Waffles

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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.

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.

  • 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


  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