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Kevin Curry

Healthy Pumpkin Protein Waffles Breakfast Meal Prep

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Healthy Pumpkin Protein Waffles Breakfast Meal Prep

Ingredients for 8 waffles

* Optional Substitution Note

  • 1 cup raw oats, blended into flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup 2% cottage cheese
  • 3 eggs + 2 egg whites, lightly beaten
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 can (15oz) pumpkin purée (or baked sweet potato)
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon (optional, but recommended)
  • Spray olive oil

STEPS

Step 1

Fire up the waffle iron.

Step 2

In a high powered blender or food processor, oats and blend until you create flour. Set in a bowl and mix with baking powder.

Step 3

Add cottage cheese to the blender and blend until it becomes soft, creamy and smooth with little to no curds. Add it to the bowl with the flour along with the eggs. Add the rest of the ingredients and mix together until the batter is thick, yet still runny. Note: if you’d like to make pancakes instead, simply add in another egg white and/or add tablespoons of almond milk until the batter is slightly more runny.

Step 4

Add the batter to the waffle iron and cook until your desired readiness, about 3 to 6 minutes. If you’re making these for weekly meal prep, allow the waffles to completely cool before wrapping them in plastic wrap and placing them in the freezer.

Step 5

Enjoy with fresh berries and your choice of syrup or agave.

Healthy Pumpkin Protein Waffles Breakfast Meal Prep

Kevin Curry


Prep 5min
Cook 6min
Total 11min

Category Breakfast
Calories 122

  • 1 cup raw oats, blended into flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup 2% cottage cheese
  • 3 eggs + 2 egg whites, lightly beaten
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 can (15oz) pumpkin purée (or baked sweet potato)
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon (optional, but recommended)
  • Spray olive oil

  1. Fire up the waffle iron.

  2. In a high powered blender or food processor, oats and blend until you create flour. Set in a bowl and mix with baking powder.

  3. Add cottage cheese to the blender and blend until it becomes soft, creamy and smooth with little to no curds. Add it to the bowl with the flour along with the eggs. Add the rest of the ingredients and mix together until the batter is thick, yet still runny. Note: if you’d like to make pancakes instead, simply add in another egg white and/or add tablespoons of almond milk until the batter is slightly more runny.

  4. Add the batter to the waffle iron and cook until your desired readiness, about 3 to 6 minutes. If you’re making these for weekly meal prep, allow the waffles to completely cool before wrapping them in plastic wrap and placing them in the freezer.

  5. Enjoy with fresh berries and your choice of syrup or agave.


Nutrition per serving

Calories122cal
Protein10g
Fats3g
Carbs13g
Fiber3g
Sugar2g
3.0
(Based on 2 reviews)

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  1. Dec 10 2023

    I had high hopes for this working because I’ve been a huge fan of FMC and have the cookbook. However this was a HUGE flop. Mushy center. Waffles not rising. Sticking sides to the waffle maker even after greasing. Had to toss. 🙁 and what a waste of good ingredients. Please test your recipes!

    1. I do test my recipes – that’s why there is a YT channel and IG so you can watch the videos. sorry it didnt work out for you – i’ll take a look at the recipe but…we cant always blame everything on the recipe… appreciate the feedback and support nonethless!

  2. Jan 10 2024

    Love these! Especially great on the go for those rushed mornings out the door!! I seperated the batch to have a variety of flavors! Some pumpkin, some chocolate and regular!! Works great(:

Details

Prep 5min
Cook 6min
Total 11min

Nutrition per serving

Calories122cal
Protein10g
Fats3g
Carbs13g
Fiber3g
Sugar2g
About Kevin - author

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Hey, I'm Kevin

My name is Kevin. My life changed when I realized that healthy living is a lifelong journey, mainly won by having a well-balanced diet and maintaining an active lifestyle.

By experimenting in the kitchen and sharing my meals on Tumblr, I learned healthy eating is not boring! By making a few adjustments to my favorite foods, I could design a diet that could help me achieve my wellness goals while satisfying my desire for BANGIN food! 😅 Now I try to help people around the world realize that same level of freedom in eating regardless of budget. Welcome, let's #DemocratizeWellness together!