Paleo Chocolate Chip Waffles

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Paleo Chocolate Chip Waffles

The other morning, my two-year old looked at me, while I was trying to figure out what to make us for breakfast, and said, “Mom, can you make some ‘awfuls’, please?”

“Awfuls?” I asked, trying to translate into toddler speak…”Waffles, you mean?”

“Yes! I need awfuls, please!” She said, smiling. We are still working on the difference between a need and a want in our house, but the fact that she used manners when she asked, and said “please” without any prompting from us was a pretty big deal to me. So, obviously, I did what any sucker would do and I made the kid some paleo chocolate chip waffles.

As I mentioned before, not all paleo waffle recipes are so fantastic. Some can be dry, but some are absolutely amazing. It depends on the recipe, I guess. For these ones, I turned to Danielle Walker’s Against All Grain cookbook.  I have had nothing but success with her recipes, and they tend to be kid friendly, too, which always helps. You can also find a waffle recipe of hers on her blog. I used coconut milk in place of almond milk, because that is what I had on hand. I also didn’t have raw cashews on hand. I only had salted cashews on hand. I knew that using salted cashews would make the waffles much too salty, but I wasn’t interested in running out to the store, either. So, I measured the salted cashews, rinsed them a few times to get the salt off, and then strained them. Now, they were still wet when I made the recipe. I was concerned that this would change the recipe, since this caused the recipe to have more liquid in it than the way that it was written. Luckily, the final product turned out perfectly fine. I also sprinkled a few Enjoy Life Chocolate Chips into the batter after I poured it into the waffle iron, because chocolate for breakfast is always the right answer. I left them out of the waffle for my husband though, because he is one of those weird people who doesn’t like chocolate. (Apparently, those people do exist….whatever, more chocolate for me….)

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Now, I will say, that these were probably the best paleo waffles that I have had to date. There are some other recipes I want to try, but so far, these are our favorite.


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    • Cavemom says:

      Absolutely! I’ve had a lot that so dry. By the time you add enough maple syrup to make them edible, they are certainly not healthy anymore. These ones are delicious though.

  1. Nikki Frank-Hamilton says:

    These look so good! I love breakfast for dinner, and occasionally a chocolate chip waffle would be just what I want! Thanks. Being gluten free I just want some bread sometimes! I’m pinning this and I Tweeted it to a paleo friend, we’ll both be happy and think of you while we are enjoying these! Thanks!
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  2. Rachel Osborn says:

    I love Against All Grain!! I follow her on Facebook, but don’t remember seeing this waffle recipe of hers. Of course, I just got a waffle maker two weeks ago, so maybe I overlooked it. Based on your recommendation, I will have to try them!

    • Cavemom says:

      It is, hands down, the best waffle recipe I have tried to date. She has it written for blueberry waffles. They might even be called blender waffles on her website because you can make the batter in the blender.

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