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Spinach and Oats Waffles

Spinach and Oats Waffles
Chef Isamar Leal
Writer and expert9 months ago
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Bring a dash of creativity to your kids' lunchtime with this adorable Bento Box creation. These fluffy Spinach and Oats waffles are a hit with kids of all ages. They are not only delicious but also sneak in some essential nutrients. Your kids will love the vibrant colors and playful shapes, making lunchtime an exciting affair. Watch their faces light up as they unbox these tasty surprises!

What you’ll need: Seasonal ingredients: Bananas and Strawberries

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup oat flour (made by blending rolled oats)
  • 1/2 cup fresh spinach leaves
  • 1/2 ripe banana
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup milk or formula (use a dairy-free option if needed)
  • 1/4 cup blueberries
  • 2 tbsps nut butter (almond, peanut, or your choice)
  • 1/4 cup fresh strawberries
  • 1/4 cup fresh pineapple
  • 1/4 cup yogurt (Greek or regular)

Instructions

1.

Start by preheating your waffle maker.

2.

In your blender, combine the oat flour, fresh spinach, ripe banana, egg, and milk. Blend until you have a smooth mixture.

3.

Pour the waffle batter into your preheated waffle maker and cook until they’re golden and crisp. If using a skillet, make small pancakes and cook them until both sides are nicely browned.

4.

Spread the nut butter on top of your waffles or pancakes, adding a swirl for an extra touch, and add your fresh strawberries and pineapples on top

5.

In a kid-friendly bento box, place the waffles or pancakes, arranging them attractively. You can add extra fruits and yogurt on the side.

Watch the full recipe video on Instagram

Chef Isamar Leal
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