Oatmeal Butternut Waffles

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Love waffles? Who doesn’t! But the refined flour and high carb content in a traditional waffle spikes our blood sugar — and people with diabetes may see high blood sugar readings after eating.

This recipe is a great blend of whole grains and high fiber veggies which help to keep you full and prevent blood sugar spikes, which would be typical after consuming traditional waffles. For patients with diabetes, avoiding morning blood sugar spikes can aid in keeping better glucose control throughout the day.

I’d recommend a serving of 2-3 waffles, with a side of poultry sausage, so you have a well-balanced meal to start your day off on the right foot for glucose control. Making these for your family? A great way to get a serving of vegetables in for your kiddos.

Megan Kosmoski BSN, RN, CDE

Certified Diabetes Educator, Kenmore Mercy Hospital

⏲️ Ready in: 45 mins.
Prep: 45 mins.
?️Servings: 6 waffles


  • 1 lb Wegmans Butternut Squash Noodles
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 cup Wegmans Old Fashioned Oats
  • 1 tsp Wegmans Baking Powder
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/3 cup Wegmans Organic Plain Greek Yogurt
  • 1/2 cup Wegmans Unsweetened Original Almondmilk
  • 1 Wegmans Large Egg
  • 1/2 tsp Wegmans Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1/2 Tbsp Wegmans Pure Maple Syrup, plus additional to taste
  • Wegmans Canola Oil Cooking Spray

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition information is per serving
Protein: 11g
Added Sugar: 2g
Fiber: 7g
Carbohydrate: 46g
Sodium: 390mg
Cholesterol: 65mg
Saturated Fat: 1g
Fat: 5g
Calories: 250


Place butternut squash noodles in large bowl; sprinkle evenly with salt. Let rest about 10 min at room temp.

Transfer noodles gently into colander (do not rinse). Squeeze lightly using paper towel; pat dry. Set aside.

Add oats to food processor; pulse until finely ground into oat flour. Add oat flour, baking powder, and cinnamon to large bowl; stir to combine.

Add yogurt, almondmilk, egg, vanilla, and 1/2 Tbsp maple syrup to separate bowl; whisk to combine. Add yogurt mixture to large bowl with oat mixture; stir to combine. Stir in butternut squash noodles.

Lightly coat waffle maker with cooking spray. Spoon 3/4 cup batter into waffle maker (or amount recommended by waffle maker instruction guide). Close lid; press down and bake about 4 min until browned. Repeat process with remaining batter. Top with maple syrup.

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* Nutritional information is based on ingredients listed and serving size; any additions or substitutions to ingredients may alter the recipe’s nutritional content

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