The Best Healthy Paleo Waffle Recipe

Grain-free, Dairy-free, Gluten-free and Delicious
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Delicious paleo waffle served with warm blueberries, coconut kefir and a drizzle of maple syrup,

The Best Healthy Paleo Waffle Recipe

Delicious paleo waffle served with warm blueberries, coconut kefir and a drizzle of maple syrup,


Happy weekend!  One of my favorite traditions is to make weekend brunch at home.  It’s my favorite meal of the week! It’s a great time to come together as a family. As we’re living through unprecedented times, and physically distancing ourselves at home, we’re choosing to make some of our favorite meals even more often than usual.  For us, that means enjoying this amazing healthy paleo waffle recipe. It’s a way that we can bring some joy into our day. And while we’re ‘treating’ ourselves, we’re also focused on nourishing our bodies with healthy foods. Thankfully these waffles do both– they bring us joy & they are nutritious.


These waffles may be healthy & grain free, but they also happen to be fluffy & delicious!   We’ve made them for gluten-eating family & friends, and they agree too… they taste even better than traditional (gluten-filled) waffles.  And did I mention that they’re easy to make too? All the ingredients are mixed in a high-speed blender, so you just have one thing to wash afterwards.


It shouldn’t be a secret… These waffles are delicious, they just happen to be paleo, grain-free and gluten-free!

X  No Grains

X  No Gluten

X  No refined sugar

X  No dairy

X  No canola/soybean/veg oil


The Best Healthy Paleo Waffles Recipe (grain-free, gluten-free, dairy-free and delicious)

These waffles are delicious, they just happen to be paleo, grain-free and gluten-free! 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Dairy free, Gluten free, Grain free, Paleo, Waffles
Servings: 12 waffles


  • Waffle Iron
  • High Speed Blender


  • 6 large eggs
  • 1 cup coconut milk -- I like Califia brand
  • 1 tbsp honey -- optional, but waffles get a nice golden color in the waffle iron when you use honey
  • 6 tbsp avocado oil
  • 2 cups raw cashews
  • 6 tbsp coconut flour
  • 2 tbsp arrowroot flour
  • 1 ½ tsp baking soda
  • pinch sea salt


  • Preheat your waffle iron on a LOW setting.
  • Put all the ingredients in a high-speed blender in the order listed above (wet ingredients on the bottom) as it helps the ingredients blend together well.
  • Blend until the batter is completely smooth. You may need to use a spatula to scrape down the sides to ensure the coconut and arrowroot flours get mixed in well.
  • Let your batter sit for a few minutes while you lightly oil both sides of your waffle iron. (I like to use a bit of avocado oil to ensure the waffles don't stick.)
  • Pour the batter from your blender jar into your waffle iron-- Fill your waffle iron approx halfway, and be careful not to overfill as the waffles expand while cooking.
  • Cook your waffles approx 2 minutes (or less) until steam stops rising from your waffle iron. (Cooking time will vary depending on your waffle iron. Waffles take about 2 mintutes in my All-Clad belgian waffle iron on low heat setting 1-2.)
  • Enjoy! Serve with you favorite toppings. Our family enjoys having our waffles with maple syrup, coconut milk kefir, and berries.


Serving Suggestion: Heat frozen berries to serve warm over your waffles. We often heat frozen wild blueberries (from Costco) in the oven to serve warm over the waffles. We also love fresh berries such as strawberries, raspberries or blackberries.  Another family favorite that you may enjoy too-- serve with coconut yogurt or coconut kefir on top.  
Makes approximately 12 waffles (in my large belgian waffle iron) which is great because then we have leftovers for breakfast during the week. You can store in your fridge for upto 4 days, or in your freezer for a few months. Our leftover waffles never last that long! Reheat leftover waffles using your toaster on the lowest setting.

Ingredients for the best healthy paleo waffles

Ingredients to make the best healthy paleo waffles recipe

These ingredients are staples in my home, and during normal times I buy many of them from Costco.  To stock your pantry, consider shopping online from places like Amazon and  Fill your virtual cart with Chosen Foods Avocado Oil, coconut flour, almond flour, and arrowroot flour… and wait for it to arrive at your door.  If there was ever a time that I’m grateful for delivery services, it’s right now!


I’d love to hear from you.  What’s you favourite way to enjoy this healthy paleo waffle recipe?  What are your favourite toppings?

xo Wendy