Whether you love sweet or savory breakfasts, you’re sure to love this sweet potato waffle recipe! Let me tell you about these paleo sweet potato waffles – healthy, packed with nutrition, and full of flavor! The best kind of breakfast there is. What I love about these paleo waffles is that they are super dense and filling, which is a great way to start off the day! No more rummaging around the snack drawer at 10am, these healthy waffles will keep you full until lunch time.
OR…they make the perfect accompaniment to some paleo fried chicken, which is an acceptable meal any time of the day, don’t you think?
The recipe for sweet potato waffles (gluten free) is very straightforward, it’s essentially a paleo waffle with cooked sweet potato mixed in. And with some warming spices in the mix, it’s reminiscent of pumpkin pie! (If you aren’t strict paleo, I highly recommend a little (real) whipped cream on top. Shhhh!)
How To Make Paleo Waffles
Wait until you see how easy this healthy sweet potato waffles recipe is!
- Bake sweet potato.
- Blend wet ingredients. Blend together the eggs, coconut milk, ghee, and vanilla.
- Blend in the cooked sweet potato and dry ingredients: coconut sugar, almond flour, tapioca flour, coconut flour, pumpkin pie spice, and sea salt. Let the batter sit to thicken up.
- Make the waffles according to your waffle maker directions.
What Are Paleo Waffles?
Paleo waffles are waffles that are made with paleo-friendly ingredients. Most waffles are made with white flour and sugar, but you won’t find any of those ingredients in these! What’s in my sweet potato waffles? Healthy ingredients like:
- sweet potato
- coconut milk
- coconut sugar
- almond flour
- tapioca flour
- coconut flour
How Many Calories In Paleo Waffles?
The number of calories in paleo waffles varies, based on the ingredients. These paleo waffles with coconut flour have 570 calories. This may seem calorie dense, but look at all of the healthy ingredients that are in these waffles! (Eggs, coconut milk, almond flour, coconut flour, etc.)
You certainly won’t be hungry two hours after eating these waffles!
Can You Make Paleo Sweet Potato Waffles Ahead?
Yes, you can definitely make these paleo sweet potato waffles ahead of time! Simply make the waffles as directed, and place a sheet of parchment paper between the waffles so they don’t stick together. Then store in the refrigerator for 4-5 days, or freeze.
How To Freeze Sweet Potato Waffles – Healthy Breakfast
I love having a batch of these paleo waffles with almond flour in the freezer at all times! Double the batch and make the waffles.
Once they are cool, place a piece of parchment paper between the layers and freeze. When you’re ready for a fast breakfast, simply heat as desired and serve.
What To Serve With This Sweet Potato Waffle Recipe
These waffles are naturally sweet from the sweet potatoes, but leftover sweet potato waffles are even better with a topping or two. Or pile them on. Here are some of my favorites – paleo, of course!
- Ghee or grass-fed butter
- Pure maple syrup
- Fresh fruit (berries are great)
- Paleo Fig Jam
- Paleo Fried Chicken – for chicken and waffles!
Easy Paleo Sweet Potato Waffles Recipe
This paleo sweet potato waffles recipe is a HEALTHY way to start your day! Paleo waffles are gluten-free, dairy-free, and full of NUTRITIOUS ingredients.
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- 1/2 large sweet potato (quartered)
- 2 large eggs
- 1/2 can full-fat coconut milk
- 3 tablespoons ghee (melted)
- 1 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 1/8 cup coconut sugar
- 1 cups blanched almond flour
- 1 cups tapioca flour
- 3 tablespoons coconut flour
- 1 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
- 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
More TIPS about this paleo recipe in the post above!
Preheat oven to 400°.
Cut the potato into quarters and bake until tender, about 30 minutes.
In a blender combine all the wet ingredients.
Blend in cooked sweet potato until combined.
Blend in dry ingredients until incorporated and smooth.
Let sit for 5 minutes so the coconut flour can absorb and thicken the batter a bit.
Pour batter into your waffle maker according to its directions. You may need to grease the iron a bit with some coconut oil.
Repeat with remaining 3 waffles and batter.
Serving size: 1/2 large waffle (1/4 of entire recipe)
Nutrition Information Per Serving
Where does nutrition info come from? Nutrition facts are provided as a courtesy, sourced from the USDA Food Database. Net carb count excludes both fiber and sugar alcohols (though the latter are rarely seen on this site), because these do not affect blood sugar in most people. We try to be accurate, but feel free to make your own calculations.