Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Waffles

Happy Sunday everyone! As I promised on Instagram yesterday, I was going to give you my recipe for Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Waffles. Yesterday, I called them ‘Chopped Chocolate Waffles’ due to the fact that I had no chocolate chips, just a chocolate bar. But technically, they’re chocolate chip waffles. I would definitely use chips next time!

Anyway, my dad and I brainstormed on a waffle recipe because we were CRAVING them! So, we put together some ingredients we thought would work, put them in the waffle maker and VOILA, they worked!

They’re a perfect combination of fluffy and moist, so you know what I have to do, right? SHARE!

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In the beginning, the Lord created chocolate, and he saw that it was good. Then he separated the light from the dark, and it was better.

Saw this on Pinterest this morning ^

Chocolate is all up in these waffles! That first bite you take…oh goodness!

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Just top with your favorite fruit, syrup, or nut butter and you are good to go!

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Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Waffles

Step 1: Mix all dry ingredients together.

Step 2: Mix the wet ingredients with the dry ingredients.

Step 3: Add the water a TBSP at a time until it gets to the right consistency.

Step 4: When the batter is finished, start cooking!

MAKES: 10-12 (In my waffle maker)

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Enjoy!

xx Audrey

Questions:

  • What’s your favorite kind of waffle? Plain, blueberry, chocolate chip, etc.
  • Do you brainstorm recipes by yourself or do you get someone to help you out?
  • How’s your weekend?
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Mint Chocolate Chip Smoothie Recipe

 

This fine Monday, I’ve got a fabulous recipe and review for you. I was very blessed to receive a package of Vega One (All-In-One) Protein Powder from the wonderful people at Vega.

Now, I’m really picky about my protein powder…which, I assume most of you are. My protein powder needs to be:

  • Nutritious
  • Tasteful
  • Easy to use in all my recipes
  • And most importantly…made with EXCELLENT ingredients.

I’m very happy to say, that Vega HIT all of those key points. This health nut is quite pleased.

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Here’s some delicious information about Vega One:

  • It has 50% of your daily intake of vitamins & minerals!
  • A whopping 15g of Protein
  • 6g Fiber
  • 1.5g omega-3…what!? Awesome
  • Antioxidants
  • Probiotics (which is so, so important! Especially for those who don’t take probiotics in their daily habits)
  • AND you get your GREENS! Yay

I think my favorite part of Vega All-In-One shake is that I can get all of that nutrition without putting so much effort. This is probably one of the best things, in my opinion, for those who are busy and on-the-go. We all forget to take the time to get our vitamins in or planning our meals to make sure we get out all of our greens and antioxidants. Vega makes it a little easier for us. Thank you, Vega!

As soon as I got the protein, I knew EXACTLY what I wanted to make. I’ve been in the mood for chocolate and mint lately, so why not make an extra creamy Mint Chocolate Chip smoothie!? It was the best idea ever. It was so good and there are seriously no words to describe it.

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Mint Choc. Chip Smoothie

I added a little water after I got everything going in the blender since the cashews will make it extra creamy and thick.

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If you happen to serve it to others or you just want to take a pretty picture, you can garnish it with more mint leaves and chopped dark chocolate…mmmm, yum!

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I think I will be making this A LOT this summer. A LOT.

Questions:

  • What’s your favorite protein powder?
  • Do you think you’ll make this smoothie?

 

 

Disclosure: I received a free package of Vega Protein from Vega in exchange for writing a review on the blog.

WIAW: What Audrey’s Been Eating

Happy WIAW! Ready for a post full of what I’ve been eating? I’m not here to like brag or think you just want to stare at my food…but I’m here posting this to share some ideas with you! I hope my meals can give you inspiration!

Peas and Crayons

AND thank you Jenn, Peas & Crayons, for always hosting this lovely foodie Wednesday for us to come together and connect through delicious eats and recipes!

(Foods are from Sunday-Tuesday, not all were documented, just the lucky ones I managed to snap a pic of!)

In no particular order…

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My Favorite Sandwich Recipe

Organic Ancient Grains Toast with coconut oil, muenster cheese, and chicken salad with grapes and cranberries and an apple on the side.

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Garlic Cod fish, pasta with alfredo, sauteed greens/peppers/mushrooms

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Pumpkin Granola, 1/2 Banana, almond milk, organic peanut butter.

A snack bar from Cascadian Farms that you should try.

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Apple & Strawberries

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Pecans=healthy fats

Pink Smoothie from my Pink & Nutrient Packed Smoothie RECIPE

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Juicing ingredients!

Taziki's

Mediterranean Salad from Taziki’s!

There ya have it! Stay tuned for a giveaway this Friday!

Questions:

  • What is your favorite meal you’ve eaten this week?
  • What’s your favorite healthy restaurant?