Waffles are good, but oatmeal waffles? Even better! With a whole list of health benefits – high in soluble fiber, aid in lowering LDL cholesterol, and great for your heart – oats are one powerful, little grain. These waffles are easy to throw together and go perfectly with fresh, antioxidant-rich berries. Boom, breakfast is served!
Adapted from Taste of Home’s Family Favorite Oatmeal Waffles
Recipe by Jentry Lee Hull
Yields 6 waffles
- 1 ½ cups oat flour
- 1 cup quick oats
- ¼ cup almond meal
- 3 tsp. baking powder
- ¼ tsp. Himalayan salt
- pinch of cinnamon
- 2 flax eggs*
- 1 tsp. vanilla extract
- 1 ½ cups plant milk
- 1-2 Tbsp. coconut oil melted, optional
- 2 Tbsp. maple syrup
- Preheat waffle iron.
- *Prepare flax egg by mixing 2 Tbsp. ground flax meal and 6 Tbsp. water. Whisk together and set aside for ~5 minutes until mixture is thick and egg-like.
- In a large bowl, combine dry ingredients – oat flour, quick oats, almond meal, baking powder, salt and cinnamon.
- In a separate bowl, combine vanilla extract, plant milk, melted coconut oil, and maple syrup. Mix thoroughly then add flax eggs and whisk ingredients.
- By hand, using a metal fork or whisk, slowly incorporate dry ingredients in with wet. Mix thoroughly.
- Prepare waffles by adding ~1/3 cup waffle mixture on waffle iron, close lid and cook until golden brown and crispy.
- Remove with spatula and serve with fresh fruit.