Active time: 10 minutes Total time: 45 minutes
Set yourself up for healthy eating throughout the week with this easy make-ahead breakfast. Once baked, simply reheat a piece each morning — 45–60 seconds in the microwave should do it. Then, top with fresh berries and enjoy a hearty, lightly sweetened, whole-grain breakfast.
Vegan Cinnamon-Apple Baked Oatmeal
- 2 1/2 cups (220g) old-fashioned oats
- 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 2 1/4 cups (532ml) unsweetened almond milk
- 2 cups (280g) sweet apple, grated and unpeeled (such as Honeycrisp)
- 2 tablespoons maple syrup
- 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 1/2 cup (57g) walnuts, chopped
- 2 cups (228g) strawberries, sliced
- 1 cup (120g) raspberries
- 1 cup (120g) blackberries
Preheat the oven to 375°F (190ºC). In a large bowl, stir together oats, cinnamon, baking powder and salt. Stir in almond milk, grated apple, syrup and vanilla. Pour mixture into an 11-by-7-inch glass baking dish coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle evenly with walnuts.
Bake until set, about 35 minutes. Let stand 5–10 minutes before cutting into six pieces.
Combine strawberries, raspberries and blackberries in a bowl. Serve berry mixture over oatmeal.
Serves: 6 | Serving Size: 1 oatmeal piece and 2/3 cup berries
Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 232; Total Fat: 11g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 207mg; Carbohydrate: 31g; Dietary Fiber: 7g; Sugar: 12g; Protein 7g
Nutrition Bonus: Potassium: 378mg; Iron: 7%; Vitamin A: 4%; Vitamin C: 42%; Calcium: 29%
Make your first meal your best meal with sweet and savory recipes you can make now or make ahead with our Breakfast recipe collection in “Recipe Discovery” in the MyFitnessPal app.