Batter is made with almonds and oats due to their many health benefits and in lieu of refined grain options that contain gluten. Oats are a gluten-free whole grain and are a great source of many vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. They also contain large amounts of beta-glucan, a type of soluble fiber which is good because it reduces blood sugar and insulin response as well as keeps you feeling fuller longer and has shown to increase good bacteria in the digestive tract.