Waffle with Lemony Ricotta & Blueberries

waffle with lemony ricotta blueberries

I’m excited to share this easy healthy breakfast idea – a toasted whole grain waffle topped with lemony ricotta and fresh blueberries. As soon as I saw it on WW Facebook page I decided I needed to try this recipe ASAP. I’m so glad I did. 

This satisfying breakfast comes together in less than ten minutes with just a handful of ingredients. Adding a little lemon and sugar to the ricotta is the secret to its success. I loved the waffle topped with fresh blueberries, but plan to try it with strawberries and blackberries too. While this recipe is written to serve one, you can easily double or triple the ingredients to make more. 

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How Many Calories and WW Points in this Waffle with Blueberries and Lemon Ricotta Cream?

According to my calculations, each serving has 200 calories.

To see your WW PersonalPoints for this recipe and track it in the WW app or site, Click here!

Is Ricotta Good for Weight Loss?

With 140 calories in a ½ cup of part skim ricotta cheese, this delicious dairy product makes a great addition to a healthy weight loss diet. In addition to being relatively low in calories, ricotta is also high in protein (12g) and boasts all nine of the essential amino acids that your body needs.

How to Zest a Lemon?

This recipe calls for a small amount of lemon zest. I always use my microplane grater for zesting a lemon. If you don’t have one here’s a great video with 5 different ways to zest one:

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How to Make This Easy Healthy Waffle with Lemon Ricotta & Blueberries

Step 1: Gather and Prep your ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons part-skim ricotta cheese
  • 1-½ teaspoons confectioner’s  sugar
  • ½ teaspoon finely grated lemon zest
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 whole-grain waffle, toasted
  • ½ cup Fresh blueberries

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Step 2: Combine ricotta, sugar, lemon zest, and juice in small cup. Stir until well combined and creamy. 

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Step 3: Dollop or spread the ricotta mixture onto a toasted waffle. Top with blueberries.

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waffle with lemony ricotta blueberries 1

Recipe Notes, Variations & Substitutions

No Ricotta? – Substitute yogurt or cottage cheese

Different Fruit – Strawberries, raspberries, blackberries and chopped peaches or a combination would be delicious

I loved the waffle topped with fresh blueberries, but plan to try it with strawberries and blackberries too. While this recipe is written to serve one, you can easily double or triple the ingredients to make more. 

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WW Waffle with Lemony Ricotta & Blueberries

A deliciously satisfying breakfast for one that comes together in minutes with just a handful of ingredients. Use whatever fresh fruit you prefer. 

Prep Time8 mins

Cook Time2 mins

Servings (adjustable): 1

Calories: 200

Author: Martha | Simple Nourished Living

Ingredients

Instructions

  • In a small bowl, stir together the ricotta, sugar, lemon juice and lemon zest until well combined and creamy.

  • Spread over or dollop onto the toasted waffle.

  • Top with the blueberries

Recipe Notes

No Ricotta? – Substitute yogurt or cottage cheese
Different Fruit – Strawberries, raspberries, blackberries and chopped peaches or a combination would be delicious
Click here to see your WW PersonalPoints for this recipe and track it in the WW app or site.
Old WW PointsPlus – 5

Nutrition Facts

WW Waffle with Lemony Ricotta & Blueberries

Amount Per Serving

Calories 200 Calories from Fat 63

% Daily Value*

Fat 7g11%

Carbohydrates 28g9%

Fiber 5g20%

Protein 8g16%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Course: Breakfast

Cuisine: America

Keyword: waffle with blueberries

Recipe source: WW (Weight Watchers)

*PersonalPoints® calculated by WW. *PointsPlus® and SmartPoints® calculated by Simple Nourished Living; Not endorsed by Weight Watchers International, Inc. All recipe ingredients except optional items included in determining nutritional estimates. SmartPoints® values calculated WITHOUT each plan’s ZeroPoint Foods (Green plan, Blue plan, Purple plan) using the WW Recipe Builder.

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Martha McKinnonMartha is the founder and main content writer for Simple-Nourished-Living.

A longtime lifetime WW at goal, she is committed to balancing her love of food and desire to stay slim while savoring life and helping others do the same.

She is the author of the Smart Start 28-Day Weight Loss Challenge.

A huge fan of the slow cooker and confessed cookbook addict, when she’s not experimenting in the kitchen, you’re likely to find Martha on her yoga mat.

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