Gluten-Free Chocolate Waffles
Eat Well Jul. 30. 2019

Gluten-Free Chocolate Waffles

Jul. 30. 2019
McKel Kooienga, MS, RDN, LDN

McKel Kooienga, MS, RDN, LDN

Founder of NS and Creator of The Method

Hungry for chocolate for breakfast? Try these healthy Gluten-Free Chocolate Waffles!

Waffles for me have always been a comfort food. Something we make on special occasions as a treat for a fun brunch at home for friends or family.

Recently we had our niece over for a weekend waffle breakfast and wanted to make a fun chocolate waffle that tasted chocolatey and delicious but wasn’t filled with dairy and sugar to weigh us down the rest of the day. That’s when we created this recipe for healthy and delicious Gluten-Free Chocolate Waffles!

Gluten-Free Chocolate Waffles

By using almond milk and a mixture of flaxseed meal and almond flour, cocoa powder we achieved exactly that. A delicious, fluffy, chocolate waffle with less sugar and an extra boost of fiber and protein.

Breakfast the night before

Planning a waffle breakfast in advance? No problem! just mix the dry ingredients and store in an airtight glass container in your pantry. You mix will last for about 10 days and all you have to do is add the wet ingredients when you’re ready for waffles. It’s as easy as that!

You can top these waffles with whatever your heart desires, there really isn’t a wrong answer, whether it’s whipped coconut cream or fresh fruit. If you want some inspiration, here are some of our personal favorites:

  • Warm honey drizzle
  • Toasted coconut
  • Fresh Peaches
  • Diced strawberries and  fresh berries
  • Chopped macadamia nuts
  • Maple syrup
  • Ghee with cinnamon and coconut sugar

The Recipe

Serves 2-4



1/2 cup almond flour

1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder

1-ounce semi-sweet chocolate morsels

3 tablespoons coconut sugar

2 tablespoons flaxseed meal

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

2 large eggs

1/4 cup coconut oil, melted

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 cup almond milk


Step 1

Preheat your waffle iron.

In a large mixing bowl, combine almond flour, cocoa powder, sugar, flaxseed meal, salt, baking powder, baking soda, and sugar and stir to combine.

Add eggs, coconut oil, vanilla extract, chocolate morsels, and almond milk and stir until well combined.

Step 2

Using a measuring cup, pour about half a cup to 2/3 cup batter per waffle into waffle iron,  and cook to the factory recommended instructions.

Top with maple syrup, fresh berries, and a dusting of cocoa powder.


Have Leftovers? Here’s What To Do With Them:

As always, store in an airtight glass container that we recommend from the NS Shop for up to 3 days in the fridge. Just reheat in the oven.

Can’t wait to see you try it!

Did you know that you can submit your own photo of whatever recipe you make from NS? Scroll down to the bottom right and you’ll see a section for you to show off your creations from home!

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