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  • María Fernanda López

Chocolate Cherry Waffles (Paleo & Low Carb)

Morning person or not these waffles are going to be a must try for any occasion! Morning or afternoon this amazing and simple recipe will make your taste buds fall in love, because in the end how could we resist a good chocolate cherry recipe?

I am describing these scones as a breakfast since a lot of us tend to relate fruit with breakfast, something fresh! And also something with protein, so these waffles is packed with those healthy fats and protein that will keep you satisfied and ready to crush your day.

About these Chocolate Cherry Waffles:

How can we say no to a good waffle recipe? There's something irresistible about the taste and texture that I just couldn't resist making a scone recipe. Plus I added some cherries cut into pieces to add a little of extra flavor!

In this recipe we are using simple ingredients and nutrient dense. From dairy free yogurt to add that moisture and plant based protein as part of our nutritious ingredients.

Soft and epic waffles; paleo, low carb and dairy free. Always down for a challenge when it comes to recipes and I'm making it easier for you because you just have to follow the instructions; the mess was already made by me.

Made with simple ingredients and minimal steps that makes these scones even better and convenient, only the best way to start the day; gluten free, paleo, keto and dreamy tasting snack, breakfast or treat.

And because we all love a good classic I decided to incorporate some berries to give that amazing and special effect on these waffles. You are going to simply love them, plus we get the crunch of the chocolate chips used here.

You can have fun with this recipe and choose one of your favorite healthy chocolate chips. In this occasions since I wanted to kept it plant-based and gluten free by choosing a chocolate one.

Overall, these are the ingredients needed for these Chocolate Cherry Waffles:

A very complete recipe here! They key is always choosing better ingredients; in this occasion we are adding that sweetness with granulated monk fruit as a replacement of regular sugar that has a lower impact in blood sugar.

The healthy fats from the almond flour and the protein from Nuzest and dairy free yogurt. This is just a very satisfying recipe that will be a perfect pair to your coffee.

Super nutrient dense and extremely easy to make! Only blend the ingredients for the waffles and once cooked add your toppings, as easy and delicious as that!

The full instructions will be below along with the nutritional information per serving. This is just a super easy and flavorful recipe for you to enjoy and your body will love; source of protein, nutrients and flavor!

Overall this recipe is:

  • Low Carb

  • Paleo

  • Dairy Free

  • Keto Friendly

  • Gluten Free

  • Meal Prep Friendly

  • Delicious!

The end result

A soft inside with the perfect crispy outside. These waffles are flavorful and easy to make that will even be great to make with your kids, or by anyone with little experience on baking. The texture of the the fresh cherries along with the chocolate chips is just perfect!

As dessert, snack or breakfast! These waffles are just a dream that make me want to restock on all the cherries and eat these all year long... no joke. I'm a huge fan of cherries, chocolate and waffles.

Perfect to enjoy at any time of the day; morning or evening. These can be also stored in the freezer and warmed once you need to satisfy that sweet tooth without all the inflammatory effects from gluten and sugars.

Pro tip: You can even air fry the waffles a couple of minutes (2-3 minutes) for a crispier experience!

This is a great recipe that your family or friends will love! Easy to prepare and elegant and fun no matter the occasion, this recipe is made to enjoy in the most effortless and most delicious way ever, I mean... only simple and minimal ingredients in a high protein, paleo and gluten free waffle.

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Chocolate Cherry Waffles

By María Fernanda López

Serves 4 servings


For the Waffles

To serve

  • Dairy Free Yogurt

  • Cherries

  • Chocolate Chips


  1. Preheat the your waffle maker.

  2. Mix the ingredients for the waffles.

  3. Pour about 1/4 cup of the batter into the waffle maker and cook for 4-5 minutes.

  4. Let them cool down.

  5. In a little bowl mix the greek yogurt, with a touch of monk fruit.

  6. Top two of the waffles with the greek yogurt mix, add the cherries and chocolate chips and top with the other half of the waffles.

  7. Freeze or enjoy at the moment.


Nutritional Information per serving (208 kcal)

Fat: 9g

Carbs: 14g

Fiber: 3g

Net Carbs: 11g

Protein: 18g


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