Difficulty: Easy - for beginners
Dietary guidance: v v d
1 ripe banana, mashed
2 cups water
1/2 cup uncooked oatmeal
1 1/2 cups whole-wheat flour
2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. nutmeg
vanilla extract to taste (optional)
Mix together the mashed banana and water. Add dry ingredients and mix, leaving lumps in the batter. Cook on a waffle iron, according to the manufacturer's instructions.
The batter also works well for pancakes, and is especially tasty when you add small berries (blueberries, raspberries, blackberries, etc.) to the mix. To make pancakes, pour 1/2 cup of batter into a hot, lightly oiled frying pan. When bubbles rise thro
Top with margarine, syrup, fruits, or preserves.