Cornmeal Walnut Waffles

This recipe for Cornmeal Walnut Waffles is already health-conscious, but can also be easily converted to gluten-free if you are using GF oats and cornmeal, and it’s suitable for vegans as well (without even using the V word around your suspicious families, friends or guests).   We think that makes this recipe a perfect Christmas Morning breakfast option, particularly if you DO have dining companions with special dietary needs.    Everyone dines on the same delicious, warm and hearty fare.

Cornmeal Walnut Waffles
A hearty waffle easily converted to Gluten Free, and suitable for Vegans as well
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Recipes: Breakfast
Serves: 6
Ingredients
  • ½ cup walnuts
  • 3 cups rolled oats
  • 1 cup corn meal
  • 1 teaspoons salt
  • 4 cups water
  • 3 tablespoons apple juice concentrate or other sweetener
Method
  1. Pulse to blend all dry ingredients. The ingredients should be finely chopped but not pulverized into oblivion.
  2. Add water and apple juice, or other sweetener to taste.
  3. Blend by hand, just until mixed.
  4. Let batter sit about 5 minutes in order for the grains and nuts to absorb moisture and thicken.
  5. Pour 1/4 to 1/3 cup portions into hot waffle iron
  6. Bake for approximately 10 minutes.
  7. Serve with applesauce, fruit sauce, or your favorite topping.
By the Numbers
Serving size: 1 | Cal: 306 | Fat (g): 10 | Sat Fat (g): .7 | Carbs (g): 48 | Sodium (mg): 7.3 | Fiber (g): 6 | Protein (g): 8
 


 

December 24, 2014 |

One thought on “Cornmeal Walnut Waffles

  1. Mary says:

    You can definitely tell this is a healthy waffle — but it’s good. It took a bit of time for the batter to thicken, but I used this time to heat up the waffle iron and get everything else ready. For the gluten free vegan, I prepared it exactly as directed, but then for the rest of us, I did add a bit of flour to give the remaining batter a bit more of the customary feel I’m used to. We served warm maple syrup on both versions. We think we will try this with almond meal, also. My gluten free vegan daughter suggested we try this without any sweetener, and add dried sage to make it a savory option for dinner.

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