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Keto Bacon & Cheese Waffles

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What a flavour combo!

Waffle lovers you’re going to love these easy low-carb bacon and cheese waffles. This recipe is adapted form our Cheesy Low-Carb & Keto Waffles, an all-time keto favourite!

For a bit of fun I pressed the bacon into the grain-free waffle batter. It goes all crispy when you bite through the cheesy waffles.

These waffles are so versatile. You can eat them on their own, I like them simple with some slices of avocado or a fried egg, or you could use them as a side for soup or serve with a salad like our Healthy 5-Minute Tuna Salad or 5-Ingredient Keto Chicken Salad, or even add some quick hollandaise!

Here's our tip for meal prep: Double the batch, freeze and reheat in the oven when needed. You've got a quick and easy breakfast option anytime in under 5 minutes. They are great for lunchboxes too!

Hands-on Overall

Serving size waffle

Allergy information for Keto Bacon & Cheese Waffles

✔  Gluten free
✔  Nut free
✔  Nightshade free
✔  Avocado free
✔  Fish free
✔  Shellfish free
✔  Beef free

Nutritional values (per serving, waffle)

Net carbs2 grams
Protein19.2 grams
Fat18.6 grams
Calories255 kcal
Calories from carbs 3%, protein 30%, fat 67%
Total carbs4.1 gramsFiber2.1 gramsSugars1 gramsSaturated fat10 gramsSodium831 mg(36% RDA)Magnesium41 mg(10% RDA)Potassium187 mg(9% EMR)

Ingredients (makes 4 waffles)

  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup cream cheese (60 g/ 2.1 oz)
  • 1/3 cup grated parmesan (30 g/ 1.1 oz)
  • 1/2 cup grated Swiss cheese (60 g/ 2.1 oz)
  • 3 tbsp flax meal (20 g/ 0.7 oz) or 4 tbsp almond flour (25 g/ 0.9 oz)
  • 1 tbsp coconut flour (8 g/ 0.3 oz)
  • 1/2 tsp each garlic and onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp each dried basil and oregano
  • 1/2 tsp gluten-free baking powder
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 regular or 8 thin-cut slices of crispy bacon (64 g/ 2.2 oz), about 120 g/ 4.2 oz raw weight


  1. Preheat the oven to 180 °C/ 355 °F (fan assisted), or 200 °C/ 400 °F (conventional). Place the bacon on a greaseproof lined baking tray and par roast in the oven until almost crispy (about 15 minutes). Keto Bacon & Cheese Waffles
  2. Place the eggs and cream cheese in a mixing bowl and mix with a balloon whisk until combined.
  3. Add the grated cheeses and all the dry ingredients: flax meal, coconut flour, garlic and onion powder, dried herbs, baking powder, salt and pepper. Mix well. Keto Bacon & Cheese Waffles
  4. Pour the batter into a preheated waffle maker. Add 2 small strips of cooked bacon and cook for 1 – 2 minutes. The exact cooking time depends on the waffle maker. Keto Bacon & Cheese Waffles
  5. When cooked, place on a serving plate and allow to cool. Keto Bacon & Cheese Waffles
  6. Optionally, serve with fried eggs and/or more crispy bacon. Store any leftover waffles in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days or freeze for up to 3 months. Keto Bacon & Cheese Waffles

Ingredient nutritional breakdown (per serving, waffle)

Net carbsProteinFatCalories
Egg, whole, fresh, raw (free-range or organic eggs)
0.3 g4.7 g3.6 g54 kcal
Cream cheese, soft (full-fat)
0.5 g1.1 g4.2 g37 kcal
Parmesan cheese
0.2 g2.7 g1.9 g29 kcal
Cheese, Swiss , Gruyère
0.1 g4.5 g4.8 g62 kcal
Flax meal (flaxmeal), ground flaxseed
0.1 g1 g2.2 g28 kcal
Coconut flour, organic
0.2 g0.3 g0.3 g7 kcal
Garlic powder, spices
0.2 g0.1 g0 g1 kcal
Onion powder, spices
0.2 g0 g0 g1 kcal
Basil, dried
0 g0 g0 g0 kcal
Oregano, dried
0.1 g0 g0 g1 kcal
Baking powder, gluten-free
0.1 g0 g0 g1 kcal
Salt, sea salt
0 g0 g0 g0 kcal
Pepper, black, spices
0 g0 g0 g0 kcal
Bacon, crispy (bacon grease removed)
0 g4.8 g1.6 g34 kcal
Total per serving, waffle
2 g19.2 g18.6 g255 kcal

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Food is one of life’s most powerful medicines. I’m a true testament that once you find the right approach for you, you can overcome poor health through the healing power of food.

I believe the secret to radiant health starts and ends with a healthy gut so my recipes are all grain, gluten and refined sugar free. Most are also dairy-free.

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Comments (5)

Hi - if you do not have a specific waffle maker, what would you suggest as an alternative to make a serving?

I would fry this just like pancakes, on a greased pan! 😊 If you have a larger/smaller waffle maker, then you'll need to tweak it (scale up/down) or serve fewer large or more smaller waffles. This recipe makes 4 waffles and you can serve 1-2 per each serving.

How many waffles per serving 1 or 2?

You can have 1 or two. The nutrition facts are per waffle 😊

Looks terrific....will be making this week for sure