Oatmeal Nut Waffles

Makes 6 Servings

  • Total Time: 25
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 15

If you’re in the mood for a hearty breakfast, try this oatmeal nut waffles recipe. It’s a breakfast classic that can be versatile on the inside (made with chopped almonds or chopped cashews) and on the outside (topped with honey or topped with fruit).

And if you want your leftovers to go that extra mile, serve these waffles at lunch with peanut butter and jelly. Or make this yummy chicken grilled cheese sandwich. Or take a note from this French toast recipe. Really, the only limit is your imagination!

Ingredients

3/4 cups flour

3/4 cup whole wheat flour

1/3 cups quick-cook oats

3/4 cup chopped almonds or nut of choice

2 tablespoon brown sugar

1 teaspoon cinnamon

2 teaspoon baking powder

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon salt  

3 eggs, beaten

1 1/2 cups low-sugar, high-protein Greek yogurt

1 cup milk

3 tablespoon butter, melted

1 small ripe banana, mashed

1 teaspoon almond extract (optional)

 

Optional garnish: raspberries, blueberries, butter and powdered sugar

Instructions

  1. In large bowl whisk dry ingredients: flours, oats, nuts, brown sugar, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda, salt
  2. In medium bowl whisk together eggs, yogurt, milk, butter, banana, almond extract
  3. Mix the wet ingredients into dry ingredients. If too thick, gradually add more milk
  4. Heat waffle iron and brush with melted butter or cooking spray
  5. Pour half cup batter onto heated waffle iron and cook for about 3 minutes or until steam stops.
  6. Top with berries and yogurt or butter and syrup.