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Healthy Waffle Recipes to Start Your Weekend Right

Cinnamon Roll Waffles

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This healthy waffle recipe made with protein powder and egg whites proves that breakfast can be both nutritious and delicious.

Get the recipe: Cinnamon Roll Waffles

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Spinach and Feta Waffles

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When you're looking for a quick dinner, look no further than breakfast food. Italian seasoning, spinach, and feta cheese help make this waffle recipe your main meal. Added bonus: it's paleo and gluten-free.

Get the recipe: Spinach and Feta Waffles

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Pumpkin Waffles Topped with Salted Caramel

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It might not be fall just yet, but waffles made with pumpkin puree, cinnamon, and allspice are always in season. Sweeten the deal with a drizzle of homemade salted caramel sauce.

Get the recipe: Pumpkin Waffles Topped with Salted Caramel

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Blueberry Greek Yogurt Waffles

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Rather than a calorie-laden doughnut or pastry, make these waffles that only seem decadent. The fluffy batter made with whole wheat flour, Greek yogurt, and seltzer water is the perfect vehicle for fresh blueberries and maple syrup.

Get the recipe: Blueberry Greek Yogurt Waffles

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Omelet Waffles

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Omelete you finish, but this recipe is the most genius use of a waffle iron of all time. In this win-win situation, you avoid having to master the omelete flip and chock your breakfast full of as many vegetables as you can fit.

Get the recipe: Omelet Waffles

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Peanut Butter Waffles

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The oatmeal flour and coconut milk give this recipe a special touch. We think waffles and peanut butter are a match made in breakfast heaven.

Get the recipe: Peanut Butter Waffles

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Spinach Protein Waffles

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Waffles are just pancakes with abs, and this recipe will help you reveal yours. With only ten percent of the calories coming from carbs, this is the perfect high protein, low-carb recipe to help you achieve your fitness goals.

Get the recipe: Spinach Protein Waffles

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Whole Wheat Waffles

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Made with applesauce and whole wheat flour, these waffles would make Leslie Knope proud. Combine ingredients in your blender then pour directly into the waffle maker, easy peasy.

Get the recipe: Whole Wheat Waffles

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Sweet Potato Waffles

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Use leftover roasted sweet potatoes for a healthy breakfast on the weekend. These potatoes are naturally sweet, and when combined with fresh berries and syrup, these waffles will taste like dessert for breakfast.

Get the recipe: Sweet Potato Waffles

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Matcha Green Tea Waffles

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Green tea has been attributed to lowering cholesterol and improving blood flow. Matcha, the powdered version, is thrown into these waffles to boost the antioxidant power and flavor. Top with honey and coconut whipped cream for a brunch recipe that's hard to resist.

Get the recipe: Matcha Green Tea Waffles

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Apple Cinnamon Ricotta Waffle

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Ricotta cheese removes the need for butter or buttermilk and adds a hit of protein to the waffle recipe. The apples and cinnamon make these waffles taste like homemade pie.

Get the recipe: Apple Cinnamon Ricotta Waffle

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Spaghetti Squash Waffle Grilled Cheese

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Just when you thought you've hit your quota on waffle deliciousness, someone makes it into a grilled cheese. Even with spaghetti squash as the base, pesto, and two types of cheese, this sandwich is a reasonable 300 calories.

Get the recipe: Spaghetti Squash Waffle Grilled Cheese

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