Hippie Waffles

Feb 22, 2021

My son loves waffles but I don't love how he acts when his blood sugar plummets an hour after eating them. So, I came up with this high protein, high fiber waffle recipe. We lovingly call them 'hippie waffles' because my wife was raised by hippies and grew up eating homemade tofu.


  • 1.75 Cups Whole Wheat Spelt Flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • .5 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar or palm sugar
  • 1.5 scoops whey protein powder (I use Biochem unflavored, unsweetened)
  • 1 tablespoon wheat germ
  • 3 eggs, separated
  • 3 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1.5 cups milk, kefir, or yogurt (you may need to increase for more viscous liquids)
  • .5 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • Mix all the dry ingredients in a large bowl
  • Separate the egg whites out and mix in all other wet ingredients
  • Whisk the egg whites until they form peaks, then fold them into the batter with a spatula
  • Spoon batter into waffle iron

I usually serve these with compote made by heating up frozen strawberries and/or raspberries in a sauce pan and adding a little honey. You can also drizzle some yogurt over the top and maybe sprinkle some granola on for crunchiness if you are a real hippie.

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