I think it is safe to say that I am now waffle obsessed - I have used my waffle iron so much over the past few months I had to send it off for repairs! I've been having so much fun playing around with different variations and here is my recipe for delicious strawberry flavour vegan protein waffles.
I like to keep my protein intake fairly high to help with muscle gain and repair and have luckily not found hitting my protein targets much of a struggle since going vegan. These waffles are made using strawberry flavoured protein powder from The Protein Works and for a stack of these waffles you have more than 30g of complete plant-based protein to help fuel your body for whatever the day brings your way.
Although I used strawberry flavoured protein powder, they still looked like regular coloured waffles - so to make the perfect pink colour I used a teaspoon of pink pitaya powder from Super U. My favourite way to top these waffles is with some fresh strawberries, vegan white chocolate, and a load of sweet syrup.
Vegan Strawberry Protein Waffles
Prep time: 2 minutes
Cooking time: 4 minutes
Total time: 6 minutes
Servings: 4 waffles
70g self-raising flour
30g vegan strawberry protein powder
1 tbsp sugar or sweetener powder
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1 tsp pink pitaya powder (or alternative pink food colouring)
Pinch of salt
Vegan milk - Approx 180ml + extra as required
Turn your waffle iron on to preheat.
Add all the dry ingredients into a jug and mix well.
Add the vanilla extract and pitaya powder, then gradually add in the vegan milk to form a smooth thick batter.
Spoon the waffle mixture into the preheated iron and cook until crisp and golden, approximately 3-4 minutes (depending on your brand of waffle iron).
Serve with your favourite toppings.
This recipe can be made gluten free if you use gluten free flour.
For a classic waffle recipe check out my vegan waffles.
Thanks for reading, I hope these strawberry vegan waffles help you start your day off right. If you do try any of my recipes I'd love to know how they turn out - tag me on Instagram @josiewalshaw!