Gut-healthy oat waffles

Gut-Healthy Oat Waffles

These gut-healthy oat waffles make a comforting start to the day, whether it’s weekend or weekday. The recipe contains oatmeal, honey and eggs, all of which are good for your gut – making this one of the best healthy waffle recipes to enjoy.

Read more below about the benefits of each of these ingredients.

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PS. If possible, choose free range eggs, organic oats and pure honey that doesn’t contain added sugar.

Ingredients for gut healthy oat waffles

  • 100 gram oats
  • 50 gram all purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 4 eggs
  • 150 grams sour cream or kesam + some to serve
  • 1-1.5 dl milk (I use almond milk as my rosacea skin prefers that)
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon honey

Scroll down for method!

The health benefits of oats, honey and eggs

Yes, can eat your way to a happier day, research suggests. When it tastes great as well, like these pancakes, it’s a win win. Oats for instance is a good food for heart health. Here are some more proven benefits to eating oats, honey and eggs:

  • Oats have several health benefits as they contain beta-glucan, a type of soluble fiber that lowers blood glucose and cholesterol levels, thus reducing the risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes.
Gut-Healthy Oat Waffles
Gut-Healthy Oat Waffles
  • Honey is a potential prebiotic, which means it can act as “food” for the good bacteria in our gut. It also contains probiotics, or “good” bacteria. Still, keep in mind that honey is a sugar and should be limited.
Gut-Healthy Oat Waffles

Including oats, honey, and eggs in your diet can contribute to gut microbiome health when eaten as part of a varied and balanced diet. It is important to eat a balanced diet with a mix of whole grains, fruits, vegetables, and protein sources to ensure optimal gut microbiome health.

Method Gut-Healthy Oat Waffles

  • Add all the ingredients to a large bowl
  • Mix everything well
  • Use handheld (stick) blender for a smooth batter if needed
  • Let sit for a few minutes
  • Bake the waffles in a regular waffle maker

Oat waffles is one of our favorite easy healthy food recipes. Serve warm with a dollop of sour cream / kesam, jam and fresh berries.

Any leftovers are perfect for next day’s lunch boxes – YUUUM! 😍

Gut-healthy oat waffles

Best healthy waffle recipes

Overall, adding oat waffles to your list of easy healthy recipes for lunch, brunch or breakfast can be a great way to add gut-healthy ingredients to your diet – without compromising taste. We know a lot of you are searching for delicious, healthy breakfast recipes with eggs, as well, and these waffles qualify for sure!

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