Easy Chocolate Waffles (With Paleo Option!)

I am going to tell you a little secret. My husband and I don’t always agree on everything. Shocking right? And guess what subject we often don’t agree on? Food. Yup. Food. You see, I eat mostly Paleo and he doesn’t. BUT that works to your benefit because I offer both options here at The Organic Kitchen! These Easy Chocolate Waffles with Paleo Option are a perfect example. I make mine Paleo, he doesn’t, but they are both amazing so no matter which option you choose, your breakfast will be delicious!
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The Waffles: I Promised You Easy!

The Organic Kitchen is all about keeping the food real, healthy, and delicious, but we have a rule about using mixes or convenience foods: they have to just as delicious and just as healthy as when made from scratch or we don’t use them. For the Paleo version of these chocolatey waffles I use Birch Benders Paleo Waffle Mix (they also make an Organic Gluten Free Waffle Mix) For those of you that want a traditional waffle mix, my husband recommends Kodiak Cakes, but you can also use a favorite recipe from scratch as well. So how do we make them chocolate? So glad I asked…

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How Chocolate Up Those Waffles:

To make chocolate waffles you simply add 1 tablespoon of unsweetened cocoa powder per cup of your favorite waffle recipe or waffle mix! Yup, that’s it.

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The Toppings:

I keep my waffles Paleo by topping with fresh berries and organic unsweetened shredded coconut. But my husband prefers whipped cream. Both can be drizzled with real maple syrup!

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What you need: a waffle maker unsweetened cocoa powder , a good waffle mix: for the Paleo version I use Birch Benders Paleo Waffle Mix (they also make an Organic Gluten Free Waffle Mix) For a traditional waffle my husband uses Kodiak Cakes.

Chocolate waffles made by adding cocoa powder to your favorite waffle recipe or mix. See my tips for the best paleo, GF and traditional waffle mixes in post above.

Course:

Breakfast

Cuisine:

American

Keyword:

easy breakfast recipe, gluten free, Paleo, waffles

Servings: 4 waffles

Author: Linda Spiker

  • 2
    cups
    of your favorite waffle mix prepared
  • 2
    Tablespoons
    organic unsweetened cocoa powder
  • assorted berries
  • real maple syrup
  • For paleo version unsweetened shredded coconut

For non paleo version: whipped cream

  • 1/2
    cup
     heavy whipping cream
  • 1
     Tablespoon
     sweetener of choice  maple, honey, stevia, sugar
  • 1/2
    teaspoon
     teaspoon vanilla paste or extract

  1. Heat waffle iron, spray with organic cooking spray

  2. prep waffle mix, add cocoa and mix well

  3. pour 1/2 cup batter onto prepared waffle iron and cook until crisp, repeat until batter is gone

  4. top with shredded coconut and berries, drizzle with maple syrup

If using whipped cream: use a whisk to whip cream until peaks form, add vanilla and sugar and whisk some more.

 

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