Preheat oven to 200 degrees. Set a wire rack on a baking sheet and place in oven.
Preheat waffle iron.
In a medium sized bowl prepare flax egg by combining 1 tbsp ground flax and 3 tbsp water.
In a large bowl combine flour, cornmeal, baking powder, baking soda, salt and paprika and whisk together.
Back to medium bowl, add oat milk, maple syrup and melted vegan butter to flax egg. Combine.
Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients, mix together with spatula but don't overmix. Folk in vegan cheese and jalapeno.
Add batter to waffle iron and let them cook until crispy on the outside (approx. 5 minutes depending on your waffle maker).
Transfer finished waffles to wire rack in the oven until ready to serve.