Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 10 mins

South Beach Diet Phase 1

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat waffle iron. If no waffle iron is available, recipe can also be used for fluffy pancakes, but that is not as much fun!
  2. Beat eggs with electric mixer on high for 1 minute to make them light and fluffy. Add all other ingredients. Beat until smooth.
  3. Spray waffle maker with PAM or other cooking spray. Pour all batter, should fill bottom tray. Close and cook as usual for waffles.
  4. Top with Smart Spread or other butter substitute, a sprinkle of splenda, and/or some sugar free syrup. Serve with V8 for a complete and satisfying breakfast!
  5. For Phase 2, top with berries. You can also nuke blueberries and add some splenda to make your own blueberry syrup. Other P2 variations include adding one of the following: 1 T wheat germ, 1 T ground flax seed, 1/4 C oatmeal. You may also try using cottage cheese instead of some of the ricotta.
Most Helpful

Light and tasty. I wish the name indicated there was no flour. I only "happened" to find it as I was looking for some recipes to use up some ricotta. It is a forgiving recipe, also. I was hand beating the eggs when I read that I was to do it with an electric mixer. So I whipped the dickens our of them and it worked fine. I am sure they will be even better when I do it the right way!

Ambervim July 20, 2013

Made this recipe into pancakes, and they were delicious. I do not use artificial sweeteners if I can help it, so I subbed agave for the splenda.

mandiegirl92 September 28, 2009

These are SO good. I also make them as pancakes but I use a lot less Splenda & lots of cinnamon. I use fat free cottage cheese & use my immersion blender to get the texture nice & smooth. I use only about 1/4 tsp baking powder as these get quite puffy, and I use about 1/3 cup Eggbeaters & 3 tbsp ff cottage cheese. (1/2 cup Beaters is for the whole recipe but that was too much for my tummy!) I did try these as waffles at first but it made a MESS & I'm still not sure what I did wrong! UPDATE: Thank you to the poster for the optionals down below! I added 3 tbsp rolled oats into the batter & it was wonderful! Added fiber & nutrition with great taste. Thank you again for sharing!!

LUVMY2BOYS February 20, 2009