This morning I made two stacks of protein waffles: regular banana ones for me, and banana & chocolate chip for Jonathan. Mine were very tasty (I followed the recipe I posted a few weeks back) but his? Whoa, whoa, whoa! Wo-hooooo-hoooa! Total Insanity. I tried a bite and, hey... Zeus! The man was flipping out, I thought he'd eat the plate ;-)
Anna: "Hey, would you describe the waffles for me? What did you think of them?"
Jonathan: "Oh! They were just so light and fluffy! I think they were better than the authentic Belgian waffles I made with your brother - the ones with like two cups of butter and flour. These waffles were the perfect combination of banana and chocolate chip. And the syrup! It all comes together. But at the same time, you know, they weren't at all heavy... I mean I ate all of them and I feel great. They weren't as heavy as normal waffles, they were light. They were just so delicious! And the fact that they have protein in them as well! It's such a bonus."
Anna: "Anything else?"
Jonathan: "It's like... it's an amazing recipe. I think it's my favorite recipe that you've made for me. Out of all the protein recipes; this is my favorite"
Anna: "Whoa, REALLY?"
Jonathan: "Yeah, absolutely! Everything about the waffles - the taste, the texture, the consistency, all of it was just ten out of ten... *enter a Greg Wallace voice now* mate! The combination of the banana with the chocolate chip and the banana. Mate, that's just lovely!"
1/2 cup (113ml) of liquid egg whites
1/4 cup (28g) of vanilla whey protein
1/4 cup of (32g) oatflour
1 large banana
1/4 cup (15g) of chocolate chips (I used milk because Jonathan prefers milk chocolate to dark)
Step 1: Blend together the egg, whey, oats and banana.
Step 2: Once your batter is nice and smooth, add the chocolate chips and stir them into the mix (you don't want to blend them with the batter because you want to keep them whole).
Step 3: Turn on your waffle machine and make your waffles!
Step 4: Add syrup, eat them solo, or top with peanut butter.
Step 5: MUNCH!
Macros per all four waffles, with 15g of milk chocolate chips (which you can sub for dark chocolate chips, nuts, dried fruit, carob, or altogether eliminate to lower the waffles' carb percentage):
48.9g carbs (out of which 6.4 is fiber)
PS - I use this waffle iron in case you were wondering. It does the job beautifully! They're kind of an investment (more because they take up kitchen space) but I can seriously not recommend having one enough. Protein waffles are just... phenomenal!
PSPS - Click on the pics to zoom in ;-)