Oatmeal blueberry waffles

Sunday mornings in college were my favorite part of the week. 10 cent wing night and $3 pitchers on Thursdays was a close runner up, but Sunday still won out. The caf was open for breakfast until 11 or 12 (it’s been 8 years, I don’t remember these details), we’d lazily spend an hour or so nursing hangovers, procrastinating the studying that had to be done and enjoy breakfast in whatever clothes we rolled out of bed in. For me, that meant waffles. The wait was worth every minute for a giant, perfectly crisp, sweet waffle (who knows what was in that mix) that got topped with bacon, fruit and yogurt. I can literally smell that intoxicating scent of the waffle iron area as I type this.

Two years ago Ulysses got me one of those industrial type waffle makers (the same exact ones we had in college) for Christmas and I literally jumped around with excitement.

Cleaning it is quite a hassle (I think the no clean up part of the ones in college added to the idolization) but no pancake, breakfast bake or omelet can even compare to Sunday morning waffle breakfasts.

Sometimes simple is best and that’s exactly what these are. Simple, homemade, oatmeal waffles with fresh picked blueberries and a blueberry fruit sauce topping.

Memories of the caf, hangovers and lazy Sundays with every bite.

5.0 from 2 reviews

Oatmeal Blueberry Waffles with Blueberry Fruit Sauce
 
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A simple oatmeal blueberry waffle recipe for lazy Sunday mornings.
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Recipe type: breakfast, waffles
Serves: 2
Ingredients
Waffles
  • 1½ cup oat flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon egg whites
  • ¼ cup plain greek yogurt
  • ⅔ cup milk
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 tablespoon agave
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • ¼ cup blueberries
Blueberry Fruit Sauce
  • ½ cup blueberries
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
Instructions
Waffles
  1. Combine all the ingredients in a medium bowl and whisk together. Set aside.
  2. Heat waffle iron to med-high and grease with cooking spray.
  3. Pour batter onto waffle iron and cook until done.
Blueberry Fruit Sauce
  1. Combine all ingredients in a small saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Stir and cook until blueberries break down and sauce reduces and thickens.
Notes
-Use any sweetener you like in place of agave. 1 tablespoon does not make a very sweet waffle so increase amounts as desired. -for a thicker fruit sauce, add a tablespoon of cornstarch while sauce cooks.

 

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  1. 1

    So my husband is making me eggs right now, how rude would it be if I ask him to scratch that and make these? Can’t wait to try!

  2. 2

    Oh my gosh – these look amazing Gina! And I hear ya – I’ve always been pretty fond of Sunday morning myself. We had waffles yesterday…but these make me want to go ahead and have them again today!

  3. 3

    I can totally still smell the scent of the college cafeteria waffle iron. Yum. And it was more than 8 years ago for me.

  4. 4

    Sunday morning waffles are a tradition for me every weekend!

  5. 5

    I agree – nothing beats a waffle! Your food photography is SO beautiful. Can I ask what camera you use? I just started blogging three months ago & for now, am stuck with a digital point-and-shoot. I’d love to purchase a SLR camera in the near future, though!

  6. 6

    I agree – nothing beats a waffle! Your food photography is SO beautiful. Can I ask what camera you use? I just started blogging three months ago & for now, am stuck with a digital point-and-shoot. I’d love to purchase a SLR camera in the near future, though!

  7. 7

    Holy crap that looks so good!! Any breakfast with blueberries is a win!!

  8. 8

    Happy Sunday!!! Great recipe!!! I would love some healthy waffles. I just woke up and seeing your waffles, makes me need to get my but of this chair and make some!!

  9. 9

    Mmm, I could go for waffles right now. It’s such a grey stormy morning and these look perfect for staying cozy inside all day. I’m so impressed that using all oat flour works this well! They look amazing :)

  10. 10

    I recently got a waffle iron but don’t use it to its fullest potential and should start. Love your story and trip down Caf Memory Waffle Lane :)

  11. 11

    upon first glance I thought that was bacon cooked into the waffle… slightly disappointed ;) still look really delicious and makes me want a waffle maker even more.

    • 12
      Running to the Kitchen says:

      haha, sorry to disappoint ;) Although, now I’m tempted to try that combination out!

  12. 13

    i’ve been on a blueberry pancake and waffle kick lately, except i cheat and use kodiak cake mix. i need to try these out – they seem easy enough! ;)

  13. 14

    These look delicious! As always, your photography is gorgeous, too!

  14. 15

    Gina, what a wholesome way to start the day. I wouldn’t mind waking up to a huge plate of these1 your breakfast recipes are always so droolworthy, and yet… so healthy and “feel good” :) PS: I love lazy sundays

  15. 16

    Waffle me! :) One of my favorites. I think I missed out on some serious fun going to the wrong schools. Ah well…

  16. 17

    We have a tradition in our house, that we make waffles every Sunday. Our kids demand it as soon as the sun rises that day. :) I would love to try your oatmeal version. YUM!

  17. 18

    These are beautiful, I wonder if they would work with non-dairy yogurt and non-dairy milk! Guess I’ll have to try it out, I have a new bag of gluten-free oat flour in the pantry right now.

  18. 20

    these look amazing!

  19. 21

    These look awesome! Have you ever considered using coconut oil in place of the canola? Canola is highly processed and full of GMO ingredients. You may have already switched that up (since I see this is an older recipe), but just wanted to suggest it to you! Hope you don’t mind. :) Everything else is so healthy. Yum!!

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