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Oatmeal Almond Waffles

Oatmeal Almond Waffles

This is my new waffle recipe, from now until forever.  I was inspired by Green Lite Bites’ pancake recipe to make these.  I wanted to make waffles, so I looked at a few of her waffle recipes to see the difference in the batters.  There wasn’t much of a difference except the waffle recipes had a little more sugar or maple syrup.  I took her pancake recipe and added a little more sugar to get these delightfully grainy, hearty and nutty waffles.
Oatmeal Almond Waffles
Makes 3- 5×5 in waffles
  • 1 cup Old Fashioned Oatmeal
  • ¼ cup dry roasted unsalted almonds (Trader Joe’s preferably)
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • 1 ripe banana
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • ½ c Soy milk light (unflavored)
  • ½ tsp agave nectar
Oatmeal Almond Waffles
Directions
In a food processor or blender, blend the oatmeal and almonds until it becomes a powder.
Oatmeal Almond Waffles
Oatmeal Almond Waffles
Mix in the cinnamon, baking powder and baking soda
In a separate bowl, mash the banana and mix in the egg, vanilla and milk.
Fold the wet ingredients with the dry until the dry ingredients are combined.
Pour the batter onto a waffle iron, and let it sit for 2 minutes, or until a fork easily removes the waffle.
Oh, I loooooove these waffles.  By using oatmeal and almonds instead of white flour, they make for a whole grain, nutritious breakfast.  Plus there is no butter, no added sugar and only one egg.

I know they seem almost too healthy to be good, but they were plenty sweet and moist from the banana and agave.  And the nutty-ness from the almonds… yum!!! These healthy things even got the approval of my dad and brother.  They won’t disappoint!

Oatmeal Almond Waffles
Oatmeal Almond Waffles
Oatmeal Almond Waffles
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2 Comments

  • Reply
    Marsha
    January 15, 2017 at 4:32 pm

    I tried to find the recipe for your waffles made with Kodak Cakes. Haven’t been successful. They looked so good in the picture in the Austin newspaper.

    • Reply
      thefreshfind@gmail.com
      January 17, 2017 at 8:33 am

      Hi Marsha! Thank you for your compliments! For Kodiak Cake waffles, I just use 1 cup mix + 1 cup cold water + 1 tbsp vegetable oil. The oil helps make it extra crisp and it doesn’t stick to the iron as much. I also give my iron a quick spritz with coconut oil. Let me know if you have any other questions! (And this oatmeal almond recipe is also very good!)

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