Healthy Baked Oatmeal
October 8, 2017 46 Comments
Healthy baked oatmeal is always a hit in my house. It is like a muffin (and like a pudding).
This is probably a recipe that you will make ahead. I don’t know many people who have time before work to bake for their family. You can freeze it in squares and reheat it in the microwave or just leave the tray in the fridge for the week ahead.
- ridiculously easy to make
- convenient for the AM rush
- comforting and satisfying
It's like a little bit of love in a bowl and healthy baked oatmeal is customizable. You can add any fruit you may have lying around the kitchen. I used some frozen mango and blueberries because I am too lazy to slice anything. You could use apples, peaches, strawberries, pears, etc.
All you do is mix it up, bake it, and store it in the fridge until you are ready to eat it.
This recipe has 1/2 the sugar of most other baked oatmeal recipes. I changed it because if it isn't sweet enough for you - it is easy to just add some sweetener to the finished product.
My son likes a little milk and maple syrup added to his "warmed in the microwave" baked oatmeal. It feels good giving him a hot breakfast when I am literally scrambling to get him out the door.
I put some peanut butter or almond butter on mine because I like a more savory take.
This recipe can be made gluten free if you use gluten free certified oats. Many oats are processed on the same machines as wheat so you have to be vigilant when purchasing them.
Do you make baked oatmeal? What do you put in in it?
Healthy Baked Oatmeal Recipe
2 cups old fashion oats
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
1 tsp allspice
1/2 tsp cinnamon
2 1/2 cups sliced fruit
1 cup milk
1 cup plain yogurt
1/4 cup maple syrup, honey, brown sugar, or sugar
Preheat oven to 350F. Spray nonstick spray on a 8x8 baking dish (or equivalent). Mix dry ingredients and then mix in wet ingredients. Spoon into pan and cover with foil. Bake for 20 minutes, remove foil, and bake for another 25 minutes until golden brown.
Enjoy hot, cold, or room temperature. If well covered, this will keep in the fridge for one week.
For one serving (1/8 of recipe) using low fat milk and yogurt = 170 calories, 3.6 g fat, 27.6 g carbohydrates, 8 g sugar, 7.1 g protein, 3.1 g fiber, 163 mg sodium, 6 SmartPts
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