Light And Tender Waffles

by , | Jan 2, 2018 | Breads, Crackers, & Waffles


2 cups water

1 tablespoon concentrated apple juice1

1 cup quick oats

¼ cup millet or cornmeal

¼ cup flaxseed

¼ cup raw cashew nuts

2 tablespoons cornstarch, optional, (helps waffle keep its shape when cool)

½ teaspoon salt


Preheat waffle iron. If your iron is old and worn, you will probably have to oil well.

Blend all ingredients for 1 minute.

Pour mixture into preheated waffle iron and close the lid. Bake until steam stops rising and the waffle is golden brown and crisp.

Hint: We’ve found that the time to bake these waffles varies greatly with the particular waffle iron—from 4 to 12 minutes. So follow the steam rule above, and you won’t have a sticky mess! Once you know how long your iron takes, it’s simpler to use a timer than to watch the steam.

Remove to a cooling rack and serve.

Don’t stack waffles when they’re hot, or they’ll become soggy and compressed. Use a toaster to add crispness and reheat leftovers.

Serving Tips: Delicious with a warm fruit sauce (blueberry, apricot, or cherry) or sliced fresh peaches. For something really special, try adding a scoop of Five Loaves Rice Cream (like non-dairy ice cream) or Whipped Topping. Also delicious with Simple Butter and Maple Syrup Sauce.

Special Hint: An ordinary fruit sauce will look silky-smooth if the right thickening agent is used. Refrigerated fruit sauce made from potato starch or Clear Jel keeps its creamy texture instead of jelling.

Makes 1½-2 large waffles (6-8 squares). Works well in Belgian waffle irons also.


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Disclaimer: The information in this article is educational and general in nature. Neither Wildwood Lifestyle Center, its entities, nor author intend this article as a substitute for medical diagnosis, counsel, or treatment by a qualified health professional.


  1. Makes waffle brown; 1 date or ½ tablespoons of raisins may be used instead.

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