Do you love warm delicious waffles but think, how can I do that with no time in the morning? Well, I’ve finally found an excellent solution for those busy days where you really want a wholesome meal, but have no time. Enter, oatmeal chocolate chip waffles — crispy, fluffy and simple to make!
Most days are busy in the mornings at my house. Meaning, that I have to find a quick way to whip up a filling breakfast while keeping it nutritious. Oh, and get the kids out of bed, fed, dressed and out the door to start our day.
I like that these waffles are simple because I can throw all the ingredients into a blender and have minimal cleanup, did I mention there is chocolate in them?
Over the past couple of years, I’ve been adapting my traditional waffle recipe to make it gluten-free since only half the house consumes gluten. Now, let’s be honest. It is so hard to find a tasty, fluffy and crispy gluten-free waffle. But after lots of experimenting, I can say I have this delicious gluten-free version won’t be going anywhere. I like how versatile this recipe is because the waffles can be done with or without gluten.
Next time you’re faced with a time crunch like me, but still want a warm breakfast that is full of nutrition and sure to feel you full until lunch, try out this recipe. The smell alone will promptly get the kids out of bed in the morning.
What are your favorite waffles to make at home?
- 2 cups milk
- 2 tablespoons butter, melted
- 3 large eggs
- 1½ teaspoons vanilla
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ½ teaspoon baking soda
- 1¾ cups old fashion oats (not quick oats)
- 1 cup flour (regular or gluten-free)
- Handful chocolate chips (optional)
- Blend together wet ingredients.
- Add all dry ingredients to blender and blend,
- for a minute or so, until oats have become a smooth batter.
- Fold-in chocolate chips.
- Grease waffle iron, pour batter, cook.