What is a 3 Ingredient Keto Chaffle you ask? A most delicious mixture of an Egg, Cheddar Cheese and Almond Flour. Blended together these ingredients create a crispy cheesy number one keto low carb swap for bread.
Shredded cheddar helps bind the mixture and contributes to the crispy effect. Add in some sliced jalapeños to add a little kick to your Chaffle bread.
A mini waffle maker makes breakfast for one much more fun! This savory Chaffle recipe delivers a protein packed change of pace from the usual low carb bread recipe.
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Why make this recipe?
You don't want to miss out on this super easy Chaffle with almond flour recipe!
Weight Watcher friendly - This easy low carb bread recipe is only 3 points per Chaffle on my WW Plan. Since the new Weight Watchers plan is personalized you will have to input the ingredients used into your WW app to get your exact points.
Mouth watering low calorie bread swap - Only 182 calories for 1 crispy homemade gluten free Chaffle.
Easy to make - These low carb cheddar cheese Chaffles bake in only 2 minutes.
Budget friendly - Costs less than $20.00 to prepare these easy keto chafes.
Can I eat Cheddar Chaffles while dieting?
Oh yes..this 3 Ingredient Keto Chaffle Recipe is perfect if you are following a Low Carb Diet or just watching your carb intake for a healthier lifestyle. Heck even if you are not counting carbs you are going to want to try these.
Is a Keto Chaffle a Waffle?
These little delights are not just a waffle..but a whole lot more!
Anyone who has had a waffle knows that they are an awesome multi purpose food. They have those amazing crevasses that hold fresh jam, sugar free syrup or any type of cut fruit.Follow my blog with Bloglovin
These savory Chaffles are basically a waffle with your favorite cheese incorporated into it.
So the answer is a chaffle is not your traditional waffle but a hybrid version.
Are Chaffles Healthy to Eat?
They can be depending on the ingredients you choose. Making Mini Chaffles keeps the calorie count low and if you want low fat just use a low fat cheese like Weight Watchers Shredded Mexican Cheese or any light shredded cheese.
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How Many Calories are in these Low Carb Chaffles?
This 3 Ingredient Keto Chaffle Recipe makes 2 Keto Chaffles per serving. Each Keto Bread Chaffle is about 91 calories. The perfect Low Carb Swap for a Keto friendly bread.
Shredded Cheddar Cheese
Shredded Mozzarella Cheese
Shredded Parmesan Cheese
Shredded Mexican Cheese
Shredded Cheddar Jack
Shredded Colby Jack
Weight Watchers Reduced Fat Mexican Blend
Can I use Chaffles as a Bread Substitute?
Yes you can! These Chaffles make the perfect Low Carb Bread Swap. They are crispy and firm and have so much flavor they are better than a traditional slice of bread or roll. I prefer a Chaffle for my sandwiches and for making keto Chaffle burgers.
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Are Chaffles Low Carb?
Yes, these Crispy Keto Chaffles are only 3.2 grams of carbs for two slices of Chaffle bread. Perfect for a keto Chaffee breakfast.
Are these 3 Ingredient Chaffles Gluten Free?
They sure are..by using Almond Flour they are both wheat free and Gluten Free. Almond Flour is rich in nutrients and particularly rich in Vitamin E.
Several studies have shown that higher intakes of Vitamin E can lower rates of heart disease and Alzheimer's so there's another reason to make this 3 Ingredient Chaffles recipe.
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Do you want to make a Vegan Treat?
I don't want to leave out my Vegan friends so here is an easy Vegan Recipe for your Mini Dash Waffle Maker:
1 Cup of Spelt Flour, 1 teaspoon of baking soda, ¾ Almond Milk, 1 lemon zested and juiced, 2 tablespoons of Safflower Oil, 1 Tablespoon of ground flax seed, 3 Tablespoons of water and 2 Tablespoons of Maple Syrup.
How to Make a Vegan Chaffle:
1: Mix Spelt Flour with Baking Soda
2: Whisk together the Almond Milk, Lemon Juice and Zest, Safflower oil, Flax Seed, water and Maple Syrup in a separate bowl. Add the wet ingredients to the dry and mix until just incorporated.
3: Add 3.5 Tablespoons of batter to your Mini Waffle Maker and cook until golden brown on both sides.
4: Ready to eat... Enjoy your Vegan Delight!
What goes good with Keto Chaffles?
Sugar Free Syrup for Sweet and Savory Chaffles
Fresh Cut Fruit
Use 2 Chaffles as your Bun for your Hamburger
Put a Fried Egg on Top
Add a Scoop of Ice Cream for Dessert
How do I cook Cheddar Chaffles?
The easiest way to make these 3 Ingredient Chaffles is with a DASH Mini Waffle Maker. If you do not own a Mini Waffle Maker you can use a regular size one and would just have to double the recipe to make enough batter for a larger chaffle.
I used the DASH Heart Shaped Waffle Maker and a Dash Round Mini Waffle Maker. Both worked really well. I like the Mini's for the small serving size.
How long does it take to make a Chaffle?
It literally only takes 2 minutes to cook a Chaffle in the Mini Waffle Maker...so quick and easy!
Are you Carb Conscious?
This recipe uses Almond Flour in place of regular flour. Almond Flour is a great alternative to traditional wheat flour. It’s low in carbs, packed with nutrients and has a slightly sweeter taste. Almond Flour may also provide more health benefits than traditional wheat flour, such as reducing “bad” LDL cholesterol and insulin resistance.
Why is eating Low Carb better for you?
When you consume carbohydrates, they are converted into simple sugars known as glucose in your bloodstream. They are your main fuel source. Without sufficient carbs available as fuel, your body will start burning fat to keep you moving. Basically lowering your Carb intake will make it easier to burn fat and lose weight
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Why is everyone trying Low Carb and Keto?
Lowering your carbs to below 100 grams per day is beneficial for weightloss and also promotes overall good health, energy and vitality. The Low Carb Keto Diet limits your intake of carbs to less than 50 grams per day and eliminates junk and processed foods allowing you to eat clean, whole food for better overall health and wellness.
I follow the Weight Watchers program and incorporate low carb, so it is a blend of both. Don’t be afraid to experiment with different types of food that is the only way you are going to discover your best healthy life.
What are the Benefits of Eating Low Carb Foods?
When you eat food Lower in Carbs it reduces your appetite which in turn causes you to consume fewer calories.
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Reduces harmful abdominal fat.
Reduces Blood Sugar and Insulin Levels
Why Are Low Carb Foods Better for you?
Low Carb eating results in weight loss.
Eliminates those pesky out of control cravings.
Stabilizes Blood Sugar and consequently the appetite.
Reducing carbohydrate consumption and replacing them with protein and healthy fats will reduce overall calorie consumption and aid in losing weight.
Reduces Belly Fat.
Aids in maintaining a Healthy Blood Pressure.
I enhance my recipe’s by adding Low Carb and Keto friendly food swaps which make the recipe better and healthier for you.
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What Kitchen Tools do I need for this 3 Ingredient Chaffle Recipe?
Is a Mini DASH Waffle Maker easy to clean?
Yes, super easy. After you are done using it let it cool down. Once the waffle maker is no longer hot just grab a little scrub brush and run it under hot water and brush off any leftover crust then wipe with a cloth or paper towel.
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Are you a Weight Watcher?
If you follow my Blog you probably already know I am a lifetime member of Weight Watchers and I like to point all of my Recipes with the WW Smart Points System.
These Keto Friendly Chaffles only 3 Smart Points for one serving which is about 2 Chaffles prepared in the Mini DASH Waffle Maker. Weight Watchers has 3 New Programs right now to make it easier to enjoy the foods you love and still lose weight.
I was following the Purple Plan which was good but a little too lenient for me so I have switched over to the Blue Plan and the pounds are going down again happy to report. If you want the new WW Food Lists for each plan just click here.
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Ingredients to Make Keto Cheesy Chaffles:
¼ Cup of Shredded Cheddar Cheese or your favorite cheese
1 Tablespoon of Almond Flour
1: Preheat your Mini Waffle Maker
2: In a bowl, whisk together the cheese, almond flour and egg until well blended.
3: Once your waffle maker is hot, give it a spritz of olive oil and evenly sprinkle of little shredded cheddar cheese directly onto the griddle of your waffle maker.
4: Pour half of the Chaffle Batter onto the griddle of your waffle maker over the cheddar cheese you just sprinkled and then sprinkle the top with a little bit more of the shredded cheddar cheese or your desired cheese.
5:Close the lid of your waffle maker and cook for 2 minutes.
6: Once the 2 minutes is up quickly unplug the waffle maker and let cool for a minute then gently remove your first chaffle with a spatula or butter knife.
7:Ready for the next chaffle just plug in the waffle maker and repeat steps 1-6.
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3 Ingredient Keto Chaffle - Ultimate Low Carb Bread Swap
- Total Time: 7 minutes
- Yield: 2 Chaffles 1x
- Diet: Diabetic
A most delicious mixture of an Egg, Cheddar Cheese and Almond Flour. Blended together these ingredients create a crispy cheesy low carb swap for bread.
- One Egg
- ¼ Cup of Shredded Cheddar Cheese or your favorite cheese
- 1 Tablespoon of Almond Flour
- Preheat your Mini Waffle Maker
- In a bowl, whisk together the cheese, almond flour and egg until well blended.
- Once your waffle maker is hot, give it a spritz of olive oil and then evenly sprinkle of little shredded cheddar cheese directly onto the griddle of your waffle maker.
- Pour half of the Chaffle Batter onto the griddle of your waffle maker over the cheddar cheese you just sprinkled and then sprinkle the top with a little bit more of the shredded cheddar cheese.
- Close the lid of your waffle maker and cook for 2 minutes.
- Once the 2 minutes is up quickly unplug the waffle maker and let cool for a minute then gently remove your first chaffle with a spatula or butter knife.
- Ready for the next chaffle just plug in the waffle maker and repeat steps 1-6.
Nutritional information for this recipe is provided as a courtesy and is an estimate only. This information comes from an online calculator which attempts to provide accurate nutritional information. Varying factors such as product types and brands can change nutritional information in any given recipe. To obtain the most accurate representation of the nutritional information in any given recipe, you should calculate the nutritional information with the actual ingredients used in your recipe.
- Prep Time: 5 minutes
- Cook Time: 2 minutes
- Category: Snack
- Method: Waffle Maker
- Cuisine: American
- Serving Size: 1 Chaffle
- Calories: 182
- Sugar: 0.7 g
- Sodium: 143.2 mg
- Fat: 10.4 g
- Carbohydrates: 3.2 g
- Protein: 8.9 g
- Cholesterol: 109.3 mg
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I made Chaffle pepperoni pizzas..crazy fun.
That sounds like fun I love the creativity!