3 Ingredient Oatmeal Waffles (vegan + gf)

3 Ingredient Oatmeal Waffles (vegan +gf)

This week’s recipe is a quick one, but a good one! Much as I love spending a lot of time in the kitchen playing with different ingredients and coming up with new concoctions, sometimes it’s the simplest recipes that do the trick.

These 3 Ingredient Oatmeal Waffles do just that: chewy, satisfying and delicious, they’re the ultimate comfort food without all the rubbish thrown in. Made simply from oats, bananas and plant-based milk (plus any extras you wish to add), they’re a great option for breakfasts or just as a snack. You could even add your favourite plant-based protein powder to the mix to make them extra-filling!

Don’t have a waffle iron? No problem. This mixture works perfectly as waffles or pancakes, so feel free to pour it into a frying pan and make some thick pancakes instead.

3 Ingredient Oatmeal Waffles (vegan + gf)

For a hearty, delicious breakfast, try these 3 ingredient oatmeal waffles. Using only oats, bananas and plant-based milk, they're vegan and gluten-free too!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine: American, gluten-free, healthy, vegan
Keyword: 3 Ingredient Oatmeal Waffles
Servings: 2 waffles

Ingredients

  • 2 cups gluten-free rolled oats
  • 2 medium bananas (about 1 cup total)
  • ¾ cup your favourite plant-based milk
  • (Coconut or grapeseed oil to grease waffle iron)

Optional add-ins

  • 1 tbsp maple syrup (for sweetness)
  • Powdered cinnamon
  • Vanilla essence

To serve (optional)

  • Coconut Cream – see DIY recipe below
  • Maple syrup
  • Banana Slices
  • Fresh berries
  • Cacao nibs
  • Nut butters and nuts
  • Cinnamon

Instructions

  • Switch your waffle iron on and allow it to reach cooking temperature.
  • Blend the oats in a high power blender for 20 seconds until a flour forms. 
  • Add in the banana and milk (and any other optional add-ins you like) and blend for another 20 seconds on high, until the mixture is smooth and lump-free. The mixture should be quite thick at this point.
  • Using kitchen towel, coat all cooking surface of the waffle iron to help avoid sticking.
  • Spoon half the mixture evenly into the iron, ensuring it spreads evenly across the bottom surface. Close the lid and leave to cook for 7 minutes (until the steam coming out reduces).
  • Open the iron, and leave for 20 seconds before gently removing the waffle with a flat knife.
  • Repeat the process for the second waffle, and store the first on a plate in a warm oven until ready to eat.
  • Top the oatmeal waffles with maple syrup, coconut cream, bananas, berries, cacao and/or cinnamon, or get creative and use your own favourite toppings. Enjoy!

Notes

For the DIY coconut cream, see my recipe here

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