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Blueberry Baked Oatmeal


  • Author: Lindsay Pleskot
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 9-12 pieces 1x
  • Diet: Vegetarian

Description

This nutritious Blueberry Baked Oatmeal is the perfect balanced breakfast option to kick-start your day! Packed with energizing ingredients like oats, blueberries, bananas and cinnamon, it also provides fiber and protein for some super satisfying fuel to start the day! Vegan substitutions provided. 


Ingredients

Scale
  • 2 ripe bananas, mashed (approx 1/3 cup)
  • 2 eggs, or flax or chia egg
  • 1/4 cup butter or coconut oil, melted
  • 1 + 1/2 cups milk of choice
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 4 cups quick oats
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 + 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 2 cups blueberries, fresh or frozen
  • Optional toppings: Greek yogurt, regular yogurt, coconut yogurt, fresh fruit, nuts or seeds like crushed almonds, pecans, or pumpkin seeds.

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Line an 11 x 11 baking dish with parchment paper. Alternatively, grease it with butter or coconut oil.
  3. Combine the wet ingredients in a large bowl (mashed banana, eggs, butter, milk, maple syrup)
  4. In a medium bowl, whisk together the dry ingredients (quick oats, cinnamon, salt, baking powder)
  5. Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients and gently mix to combine with a fork. Fold in the blueberries.
  6. Pour oatmeal batter into prepared baking dish and bake in the oven for 30-35 minutes.  To check if your baked oatmeal is ready, poke the center with a cake tester or toothpick. If it comes out clean it’s done!
  7. Remove from oven and cool for 15 minutes before cutting/serving/storing. Keep leftovers stored in a reusable storage bag or airtight container in the fridge or freezer.

Notes

  • Suggest serving with Greek yogurt, dairy-free yogurt or coconut whip!
  • To make it vegan: 
    • Eggs: swap for a flax or chia egg
    • Butter: swap for coconut oil
    • Milk: use your favorite plant based milk 
  • Prep Time: 10 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 Minutes
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: Baked
  • Cuisine: North American

Keywords: meal prep recipe, prep ahead recipe, baked oatmeal, healthy breakfast