How to make low carb, 3-ingredient chaffles

Published on 
June 8, 2023
Virta Health
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Making low-carb and keto-friendly chaffles is literally as easy as 1-2-3! These three ingredient chaffles are a favorite for Virta patients who follow a well-formulated ketogenic diet to reverse their diabetes.

Learn more about how you can reverse type 2 diabetes and prediabetes on Virta by eating your favorite foods.

Ingredients: (makes 3, 6” waffles)

  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup shredded, mozzarella cheese
  • 1 tbsp of almond flour 

Prep Time:

3 minutes

Total Time: 

6 minutes


  1. Turn on waffle maker to start heating it up.
  2. Crack an egg into a mixing bowl and whisk it until blended.
  3. Add the cheese and almond flour to the bowl, and then stir to combine.
  4. Spray the waffle iron with non-stick spray or butter.
  5. Pour one-third of the batter into the heated waffle iron and cook for 2-3 minutes, until the waffle appears golden brown.
  6. Take waffle out and serve warm. You could even serve with a topping of choice–see below for ideas!

Suggested toppings:

There are plenty of delicious high-fat, low-carb toppings that can make your chaffles even more delicious. All of these options are Virta-friendly! Since these chaffles are savory, you can top them with something sweet to make a treat, or even use them as a savory bread substitute for toast.

  • Butter 
  • Full-fat yogurt with berries
  • Avocado slices–like avocado toast!
  • Bacon
  • Cinnamon mixed with melted butter and a little sugar-free sweetener 
  • Low-carb syrup substitutes

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