Banana Bread Protein Waffles

20 minutes



1/2 cup oat flour
1/4 cup vanilla protein powder
1/4 cup coconut flour
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
Pinch salt
1/2 cup + 2 tablespoons milk
1/2 cup mashed bananas (~2 small bananas or 1 large banana)
1/2 teaspoon vanilla


Add variety to your bariatric diet plan with healthy banana bread waffles for a satisfying breakfast after gastric sleeve or other weight loss surgery. These deliciously tender protein banana bread waffles make the ideal soft, satisfying breakfast to enjoy post bariatric surgery. The combination of oat flour, protein powder and mashed ripe bananas in this protein waffle recipe creates a delicious, filling meal that provides sustained energy throughout your day. Vanilla protein powder in these healthy banana bread waffles provides a boost of nutrition to support muscle mass, while fragrant cinnamon lends comforting, nostalgic spice flavor. Topped with creamy yogurt and antioxidant-rich fresh fruit, these protein waffles supply a tasty blend of protein, fiber and nutrients to start your day off right. 

This protein waffle recipe is easy to scale up and making a batch yields grab-and-go breakfasts you can reheat all week long. Their wholesome ingredients and balance of comfort food flavor provides nourishing fuel to power your mornings. Making a batch of these protein banana bread waffles at the start of your week means you can simply wake up and pop a leftover waffle right into the toaster for a quick and easy breakfast or snack. So treat yourself to the indulgence of these protein-packed waffles. Their tender, banana bread texture comforts your soul while providing the nutrition your body needs after bariatric surgery.

Main Benefits

  • Tender, easy to chew - Great post-op. 
  • Protein & fiber - Aid healing. 
  • Satisfying flavor - Powers your morning.


  • Step 1

    Preheat waffle maker to a medium setting

  • Step 2

    In a bowl, combine flour, protein powder, coconut flour, cinnamon and salt (all flour should be spooned into the measuring cup and levelled off...not packed into the measuring cup). Add in milk, mashed bananas and vanilla. Stir just until a batter forms.

  • Step 3

    Grease the waffle maker REALLY well with non-stick spray. These waffles like to stick so grease it REALLY well. Seriously. Cook the waffles on medium heat until cooked. Top with fruit and yoghurt.

  • Step 4

    If you open the waffle maker and the top layer pulls apart from the bottom layer, no fear. Just gently use a knife to release the top layer from the waffle maker and put it back onto the bottom of your waffle. It still tastes the same. Next time just put the waffle maker on a lower heat setting and cook the waffle slower and longer.