These Strawberry & Vanilla Waffles are a fab slimming breakfast idea, perfect if you’re following a diet plan like Weight Watchers, or Calorie counting!
For the full list of ingredients and comprehensive instructions, please see the recipe card at the end of this post. Before you scroll, there’s important stuff in the blurb 👍
These tasty waffles are so versatile and taste just as good as the real thing. You could even serve them as a dessert!
We’ve got loads of different flavour waffle recipes for you to try!
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How many Calories are in these Strawberry and Vanilla Waffles?
There are 402 calories in each portion of our slimming friendly Strawberry and Vanilla Waffles. This means it falls into our Weekly Indulgence recipe category.
This recipe is perfect if you’re following a calorie controlled diet, and fits well with any one of the major diet plans such as Weight Watchers.
As a guide, an average man needs around 2,500kcal (10,500kJ) a day to maintain a healthy body weight. For an average woman, that figure is around 2,000kcal (8,400kJ) a day. Obviously, if your goal is to lose weight then you might want to adjust these slightly! You can read more about these recommendations on the NHS website.
What diets are these Strawberry and Vanilla Waffles suitable for?
This recipe is suitable if you’re gluten free as long as you swap out the following ingredients for gluten free versions;
Please make sure to double, and triple check all of your ingredients if you’re cooking for people with allergies.
How Weight Watchers friendly is this Strawberry and Vanilla Waffles recipe?
These waffles have 4 Points per portion, and they make a really substantial and filling breakfast, to keep you going until lunch!
How to make these Strawberry and Vanilla Waffles
These Strawberry and Vanilla Waffles and really simple to make! Here’s a summary;
- Blitz the oats in a food processor
- Mix all of the ingredients together, except the strawberries, and pour into the waffle mould
- Bake until firm, then turn out onto a baking tray and bake a bit longer to crisp up
- Serve with the strawberries and your choice of accompaniment from the list below
What should you should serve with Strawberry and Vanilla Waffles?
These waffles are served with strawberries, but you could also serve with any of the following;
- Sweetened Quark
- Fat Free Yoghurt
- Agave Syrup
- Fresh/Frozen Fruit
Whatever accompaniment you choose, don’t forget to account for the extra calories and/or other nutritional values.
Do you need any special ingredients to make Strawberry and Vanilla Waffles?
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You can find all the ingredients you need to make this recipe in the supermarket.
You will need a waffle mould to make them, and you can pick one up from Amazon!
They only cost a few pounds and are really useful to make loads of our other sweet and savoury waffle recipes!
Can you cook Strawberry and Vanilla Waffles another way?
These Strawberry and Vanilla Waffles need to be cooked using the method below.
How do you know when these Strawberry and Vanilla Waffles are cooked?
You should cook these waffles until they are crisp on the outside. They should be cooked through but still soft in the centre.
This should take approx 20-30 minutes in an oven.
Standard advice here in the UK is to cook food until it has reached 70°C and stayed at that temperature for 2 minutes. This is to keep your family safe.
How long can you keep Strawberry and Vanilla Waffles in the fridge?
Once you’ve served it, ideally you should eat this dish within 4 hours.
If you allow any left overs to cool, make sure to refrigerate in a container with a lid and chill. You can keep leftovers of these Strawberry and Vanilla Waffles in the fridge for approximately 3 days or so.
Can I freeze Strawberry and Vanilla Waffles?
Yes you can! This recipe can be frozen, but please remember to do the following;
- Freeze it as soon as it is cold enough.
- Use a container or bag that is suitable for freezing.
Don’t forget to add a label with what it is, and on what date you put it in the freezer!
How do I reheat Strawberry and Vanilla Waffles?
Place the waffles on a baking tray and cook in an oven set to 170ºC for 10-15 minutes until hot – just keep an eye on them to ensure they don’t burn.
You could reheat these in the microwave for 5-6 minutes until piping hot. They probably won’t be as crispy this way.
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Our 6 month planner features 26 recipes – which are not available anywhere else. We have all the details on our Planner page.
We’ve been squirrelling away doing squirelly things behind the scenes and can finally announce that our very first cookbook is available NOW!!
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