Multi Grain Waffles

Multi-grain waffles recipe with buttermilk

This is one of my all time favorite recipes. A good waffle iron and a batch of super nutritious multi-grain batter makes for the ultimate breakfast. Great for when guests are over and you want to make something mind blowing. I am showing here how to grind your own flour and the amounts of each grain to exactly make the best mix. If you don’t have a grinder, (very sad) I encourage you to get one. It is one of those things you use over and over. You can buy whole grains (very cheaply) and not be reliant on going to the store.
But, if you don’t, which is okay, get multi-grain flour from the health food stores.



2 Cups flour
2 Tbls flax seeds
1 Tbls baking powder
1/2 tsp salt


1 cup buttermilk
1 cup milk
1/4 cup oil
1 egg


Grape seed oil (instead of butter)
Fresh yogurt
Fresh cut fruits  (banana, peaches, strawberries, blueberries etc.)


FLOUR (grind the following)
Wheat (soft white) 2 cups
Oats 1 cup
Kamut 1/2 cup
Rye 1/2 cup
Spelt 1/2 cup
Corn 1/2 cup


PREHEAT: waffle iron.
MIX: In a large mixing bowl, add wet ingredients and mix thoroughly. Add dry ingredients to the wet and gently stir in with a whisk.
DO NOT over mix. One of the secrets is to mix quick at first till everything is blended, but then stop. Allow the baking powder to raise the batter without beating it down which happens if you mix when the batter is raising.
COOK: Spray waffle iron with non-stick oil, then gently pour enough to make a good waffle. Serve with pure maple syrup.


Note:  We recommend using healthy oils on the waffle instead of artery clogging butter. Try it! It is actually better, and better for you!  We always use grape seed oil as our favorite. It is the best!

4 Responses to Multi Grain Waffles

  1. Evan says:

    Wow! That’s a fantastic picture!

  2. Marlene says:

    I nutritious breakfast is how we should all start every day. those look amazing. I am giong to try grapeseed oil. But a little pat of butter can go a log way too 🙂 Thanks for sharing on foodie Friends Friday. Please remember to link your recipe BACK to
    Your co-host from Nosh My Way,

  3. Miz Helen says:

    Your Multi Grain Waffles look wonderful, just perfect for the holidays. Thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday and have a very Merry Christmas!
    Come Back Soon,
    Miz Helen

  4. So yummy! I appreciate the wonderful recipes you post each week!

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