Fluffy on the inside, crispy on the outside, these Blueberry Greek Yogurt Waffles are delicious while being packed with protein and whole grains.
Summer berry season is upon us and my boys and I could not be more excited. While I love picking all of Michigan’s gorgeous produce, blueberries are probably one of my favorite fruits to pick because they are so easy to grab and collect! To help you make use of those ripe berries, I’m sharing our new favorite breakfast recipe: Blueberry Greek Yogurt Waffles. The perfect way to use freshly picked berries now, or throw some of those berries in the freezer and make this waffle recipe all year round!
- Whole wheat flour: I like to use pastry flour as it create a lighter, fluffier waffle. But all purpose flour will work as well!
- Flax seed meal: Flavorless, but adds a ton of nutrition to the waffle like antioxidants and omega 3 fatty acids.
- Baking powder: Helps the waffle rise and get fluffy.
- Cinnamon: Adds a bit of natural, warm sweetness to the waffles.
- Salt: Salt acts as a flavor enhancer for the other ingredients while also balancing them out.
- Eggs: Eggs act as the binding agent in this waffle mix, and also add protein to the final product.
- Greek yogurt: Thick and creamy, Greek yogurt has a higher protein content than regular yogurt.
- Vanilla: Natural sweetness and flavor.
- Seltzer water: The secret to fluffy inside but crispy outside to waffles, but you could also use milk if that’s what you have.
- Blueberries: Tart, tangy, and sweet, I typically use frozen blueberries in my waffle mix, and fresh blueberries to serve on top.
How to Make Bluberry Greek Yogurt Waffles
Start your blueberry Greek yogurt waffles by taking a large bowl and adding the flour.
Next add the flax seed meal and cinnamon.
Finish off the dry ingredients with the baking powder and a pinch of salt.
Whisk together all of the dry ingredients until evenly incorporated, and make a hole in the middle.
Then crack your large eggs into the hole you made, and add the Greek yogurt.
Add a bit of vanilla extract.
And then add the seltzer water before whisking it all together until evenly mixed.
Gently fold in the blueberries with a wooden spoon or spatula.
Then cook your batch on your preheated waffle iron.
Keep cooking until you’ve used up all of your batter, then serve with maple syrup and additional fresh berries, and enjoy your Blueberry Greek Yogurt Waffles!
Switch It Up
- Swap the berry. While I think blueberries work best, you could also use raspberries or strawberries in these waffles.
- Make it gluten-free. Swap the flour for your go-to gluten-free flour and these waffles can be enjoyed by everyone!
- Play with the flavors. Blueberry lemon is a delicious combo, so try adding some lemon zest for a bit of citrus.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Should waffles be hard or soft?
A classic waffle should be soft on the inside but crispy on the outside; not soggy. But it really comes down to personal preference. Some people like them soft, others prefer them more crispy.
Are waffles healthy for you?
Most waffles wouldn’t be described as healthy, but I make mine healthier by using whole wheat flour, no refined sugar, adding flax seed meal, and using Greek yogurt!
Why is my waffle not fluffy?
Make sure you don’t make your batter until you’re ready to start cooking right away, letting your batter sit can make it lose air and make your waffles more dense.
More Breakfast Recipes
- Feta and Spinach Egg White Omelette
- Vegetable Hash Breakfast Skillet
- Apple Peanut Butter Overnight Oats
- Ham and Cheese Baked Egg Cups
- Gluten Free Pumpkin Pancakes
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These Blueberry Greek Yogurt Waffles are delicious day of, or you can easily reheat them the next day in the microwave or toaster! Whenever you eat them, I know you’ll enjoy them.
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Blueberry Greek Yogurt Waffles
- 1 ½ cups whole wheat pastry flour (or equivalent)
- ½ cup flax seed meal
- 1 tablespoon baking powder
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- ½ teaspoon salt
- 2 eggs
- ½ cup plain Greek yogurt (0%)
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 1 ½ cups seltzer water (or milk)
- ½ cup blueberries (fresh or frozen)
- pure maple syrup and additional blueberries (to serve)
- In a large bowl, whisk together dry ingredients: flour through salt.
- Using a wooden spoon, form a small whole in the middle of the dry ingredients. Whisk together eggs, yogurt and vanilla then stir to combine with the dry ingredients.
- Pour in seltzer water and gently whisk until evenly incorporated – lumps are ok!
- Fold in blueberries using a rubber spatula.
- Pour batter into pre-heated waffle maker and cook according to manufacturer’s instructions until golden brown.