People usually associate carrots with vitamin A, but carrots are actually very high in beta-carotene, a powerful antioxidant that turns into vitamin A in the body. Health benefits include boosted immunity, stronger skin and nails, and good eye health and vision.
This recipe includes 3 carrots- that’s a lot for a baked good! This is a fantastic way to get some veggies in your breakfast!
1 cup whole wheat flour
3/4 cups rolled oats
1 tbsp baking powder
2 tsp cinnamon
1/4 cup cornstarch
1/4 tsp salt
3 tbsp maple syrup
1 1/2 tsp vanilla
1/2 cup oil (olive, coconut, or avocado)
1 3/4 cup milk of choice
3 medium carrots, shredded
optional: handful of raisins, dried cranberries, seeds, or chopped nuts
Mix all dry ingredients: flour, oats, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg, cornstarch, and salt.
Add wet ingredients: eggs, maple syrup, vanilla, oil, and milk
Mix to incorporate, but don’t over-mix.
Fold in the grated carrots and toppings.
Cook on a waffle iron for approximately 3 minutes, depending on the waffle iron being used.