Chocolate – Peanut Butter Waffles

Today is the last day of training in the evening for the Las Vegas Marathon.  I have been training with a late start for 3 weeks and with that I have been tweaking my nutrition.  I have eaten 2 nut butter and jelly sandwiches the night before and then had pancakes at midday to prep for the run.  I have had 1 sandwich and pancakes with a smoothie.  Neither time have I felt hungry but I have also labored at the end of each run so I wanted to tweak it again.

Yesterday I had pizza at lunch and then toward the end of the evening I had a bowl of granola along with two rice cakes with nut butter, honey and banana.  This morning I got up at 5am and had a smoothie and then I had brunch at 10:30a of chocolate / peanut butter / banana waffles with fruit.  I skipped the egg and toast this time around so we shall see how the body reacts to the new brunch.

Since I don’t like to hoard my recipes I am giving them to you to try out for you and your family.

Chocolate – Peanut Butter Waffles

Ingredients: 1c brown rice flour (use any flour you like), 1 banana (smashed), 2 eggs, 1tbsp cocoa powder, 1tbsp nut butter, 1tsp baking powder, 1tsp baking soda, 3/4c almond milk, 1tbsp oil

Servings: Should yield 6 waffles

Nutritional Information: per waffle: 184 calories, 7g Fat, 28g Carbs, 2g Fiber, 5g Protein

Nutritional Breakdown: per waffle: 58% Carbs, 11% Protein, 31% Fat (perfect for an endurance athlete)


  1. In medium bowl combine flour, eggs, oil, milk and combine then set aside
  2. In small bowl combine banana and nut butter then add cocoa powder and combine well.
  3. Add banana mixture to flour mixture and combine well.  Then set aside for 30 minutes.
  4. After batter has set plug-in waffle maker and follow manufacturer’s directions.
  5. When waffles are complete pour maple syrup, honey or agave nectar on top and serve with side of fruit.

Waffles That Are Perfect For Endurance Athletes


***Update:  You can find a recipe for my Sweet Potato Waffles by clicking this link [HERE]

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  1. Looks like you are zeroing in on Nutrition Nirvana….
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  2. katie says:

    THESE need to go in my tummy.
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  3. Michael says:

    Those look amazing. You need to come to my house and be my personal chef :)
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  4. Jen says:

    mmm- they look delish – thanks for sharing!
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  5. Sarah says:

    Made these today for my kids, loved them!! Thanks for sharing the recipe!

    • CTER says:

      Sarah – that is great to hear. Check out our Facebook page for the sweet potato waffles I made this morning. They came out very very good too.

  6. Okay is this a silly question (followed you from Mothehood and LOVE the site!)…but how do you figure out all the nutritional percentages when you are making from scratch??…

    • CTER says:

      Annette – Thank you very much for coming over from Amanda’s site, I truly appreciate it.

      When I am putting together a recipe I put my ingredients and quantities into either or They will tabulate everything for you and provide you with the data.

      Please let me know if you have any other questions and I’ll be happy to respond to you.

  7. Is this the post? I feel like you have truly fine tuned your plan. Cook-Eat-Train-Race-Prepare is your blog for sure!
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