Healthy Sweet Potato Waffles
Recipe type: Breakfast, Waffles, Gluten-Free
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Serves: 2
  • 1 Medium Sweet Potato (~1½ chopped or 380 g, pre-cooked)*
  • 1 C. Old Fashioned Rolled Oats
  • 1 T. Baking Powder
  • 1 tsp. Cinnamon
  • 1 Vegan Egg (1 T. ground flax seed + 3 T. warm water. Let sit for 3 minutes)
  • ¾ C. Unsweetened Vanilla Almond Milk (or milk of choice)
  • 1 T. Extra Virgin Coconut Oil (or oil of choice)
  • 1 T. Vanilla Extract
Optional Topping:
  • ¼ C. Blueberries
  • 1 T. Peanut Butter or Almond Butter
  • 1 tsp. Maple Syrup or Honey
  1. Cook sweet potatoes - either roasting for 45 minutes at 400 degrees or by piercing with a knife, wrapping in a wet paper towel, and microwaving for 6-8 minutes.
  2. Process dry ingredients - oats, baking powder, cinnamon, stevia - in a food processor or blender. Pour into a mixing bowl.
  3. Process wet ingredients - sweet potato, vegan egg, oil, milk, vanilla - in a food processor or blender.
  4. Pour wet ingredients into the bowl with dry, and mix until just incorporated.
  5. Lightly coat waffle iron with cooking spray and pour batter into the iron. Cook according to waffle iron directions.
  6. Top waffles with fruit, nut butter, etc. Enjoy!
*You can use canned sweet potato puree but make sure to find one with no sugar added, preferably organic and BPA-free.
**Prep time reflects microwaved sweet potato.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: ½ recipe (3-4 waffles) Calories: 340
Recipe by Whitney E. RD at