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Banana Quinoa Waffles

These easy banana quinoa waffles are gluten-free, dairy-free and so delicious! They're simple to make, freeze well and make a fabulous weekend breakfast!
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword healthy breakfast, healthy waffles
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 195kcal



  • Turn on the waffle iron on medium heat.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the flours, baking powder, spices and salt and set aside.
  • In a small mixing bowl, combine the banana, egg yolk, milk and vanilla, and beat until smooth.
  • In a separate mixing bowl, beat the egg whites using a hand mixer until stiff peaks form.
  • Add the wet ingredients to the dry and gently stir together with a wooden spoon - trying not to over-mix.
  • Gently fold the egg whites into the batter - careful not to over mix.
  • Lightly grease your waffle iron and pour a scoop of the batter into the bottom and close the top.
  • If your waffle iron has a sensor, wait until it indicates that the waffle is done - checking it before you remove it from the iron - if it's golden brown, slightly crispy and comes off easily with a fork, you're good to go!
  • Top with fresh fruit, yogurt, maple syrup or whatever toppings your heart desires. Go wild.
  • Enjoy!



Cooking times may vary slightly. I had to let mine sit in the waffle iron for about 30 seconds longer than the light indicator told me. We had extras so I cut them up into quarters and froze them - the perfect accompaniment to a smoothie, with almond butter and homemade strawberry-rhubarb jam (recipe coming soon!)


Serving: 1waffle | Calories: 195kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 54mg | Sodium: 157mg | Potassium: 215mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 90IU | Vitamin C: 1.7mg | Calcium: 122mg | Iron: 1.4mg