Healthy Banana Waffles Recipe

This Healthy Banana Waffles Recipe makes light and fluffy waffles that are yummy any time of the day. It has plenty of fiber to fill you up and is naturally sweetened with bananas!

If you love bananas and waffles you’ll definitely love this BEST Banana Waffles Recipe. Want something a bit simpler? My Classic Waffle Recipe is a great option and tastes great with sliced bananas on top!

Healthy Banana Waffles Recipe

Easy Healthy Banana Waffle Recipe

How are your resolutions coming? I know most of us make some resolves to do better, eat healthier, and do more or less of some things. It’s always nice to get back on track with things after the craziness the Holiday Season brings.

When I was making my resolutions I thought I’d go with a check list this year. A few things that I could do everyday and check off. Some day’s ends have more checks than others, but I’ve been trying to make sure there’s always at least one check mark on my list. This has been a great approach for me. Some days I have everything checked off, but I can’t beat myself up too much when there’s only one or two because at least that is something.

One of my resolutions was healthy eating. Healthy eating is a loose term, but I know what I expect from myself. I’m sure some of you have similar goals too, so I thought I’d share this great healthy banana waffle recipe. They are light, fluffy, and pretty darn healthy. It has plenty of fiber to fill you up and all the sweetness comes from bananas. Our whole family loved these!

Easy Healthy Banana Waffles Recipe

What are healthy options for waffle toppings?

If you’re looking for more flavor but don’t want to use something sugary like maple syrup, you can add cinnamon, peanut butter, berries, banana slices, or even greek yogurt! There are so many options to make the waffles how you want them.

How can I store banana waffles?

Leftover waffles can be kept in an airtight container for 2-3 days in the fridge, or in the freezer for up to 3 months. Waffles can also be enjoyed hot or cold, so there are so many ways to eat your leftover waffles.

Can I store banana waffle batter?

Yes! Unused waffle batter can be kept for up to 2 days in the fridge. When you’re ready to use it, stir the batter to mix it again and it is ready.

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Healthy Banana Waffles Recipe

Healthy Banana Waffles


  • Author: Melissa - Bless This Mess
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 6 medium waffles 1x

Description

This Healthy Banana Waffles Recipe makes light and fluffy waffles. It has plenty of fiber to fill you up and is naturally sweetened with bananas!


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Ingredients

  • 2 ripe bananas
  • ½ cup applesauce
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 ½ cups milk or buttermilk
  • 1 cup oats
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 T. baking powder
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • ½ tsp. cinnamon

Instructions

  1. Turn on your waffle iron and allow it to preheat. In a medium bowl mash the bananas with a fork until they are well mashed and make a smooth paste. Add the applesauce and eggs and whisk to combine. Add the buttermilk and combine. Add the oats, wheat flour, baking soda, salt, vanilla and cinnamon. Stir until well combined. Cook the waffles according to the manufacturer instructions for your waffle iron.
  2. Serve with fresh banana slices, pure maple syrup, or honey.

Notes

Be sure to use cooking spray on your waffle iron if needed. There is no oil in the recipe and they tend to stick badly in my waffle maker if I don’t spray it with cooking oil first.

  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: Waffle Iron
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: banana waffles, homemade waffles, how to make banana waffles, healthy waffle recipe, easy waffle recipe, healthy banana waffles, how to make waffles

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This post was originally published in 2013 and has been updated in July 2019.

Healthy Banana Waffles are an excellent breakfast choice if you are looking for something with high fiber and less sugar. The fluffy texture and banana sweetness will please your taste buds and keep you on track for your health goals.

 

 

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29 Responses
  1. Becky

    I have a pancake recipe VERY similar to this but will try this for easy reheat in the toaster! 🙂 the main difference is there is 1Tbs of honey if the batter coups probably add it to this batter then no need for syrup 🙂

  2. Jody Bucci

    You don’t give the number of servings for each recipe. I would need to know that so I won’t overeat. Thank you.

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Bless This Mess - About Me

I’m Melissa, and I want to help you feed your family wholesome food.

As a hobby farmer and mom of five, I’m all about keeping it simple in the kitchen. I want healthy meals that feed my family well, and then I want to get back to my (messy) life. Let’s work together to find something yummy for your dinner table.