Healthy Baked Oatmeal with Berries

Breakfast  |  Published May 10, 2019  |  Updated Sep 8, 2020  |  By Tawnie

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This Healthy Baked Oatmeal is made with pantry staple ingredients and is a healthy and satisfying way to start the day.

Baked Oatmeal is a fun way to switch up your breakfast routine when you get tired of cereal, toast, eggs, or pancakes.

Can we all agree plain oats made with water just aren’t fun?

Baking your oats with yummy ingredients like cinnamon, mashed banana and fresh berries however is fun!

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A healthy oatmeal bake is a great breakfast especially if you have picky eaters at home. You can top the oatmeal with Greek yogurt or peanut butter too for a boost of protein!

I love starting my day with oatmeal because oats provide…

  • Fiber
  • Whole Grains 
  • Manganese
  • B Vitamins
  • Antioxidants 

Ingredients needed for this healthy oatmeal bake

ingredients for healthy baked oatmeal
  • Oats
  • Baking powder
  • Cinnamon
  • Salt
  • Collagen or protein powder (optional)
  • Bananas
  • Vanilla
  • Maple syrup or honey
  • Milk
  • Egg
  • Fresh berries

What are the best oats to use for oatmeal bakes?

I personally like the quick 1-minute oats best. The bake holds shape really well!

You can use the old-fashioned style oats too for a more hearty texture if you prefer.

baked oatmeal in a glass dish

Can you freeze healthy baked oatmeal for meal prep?

You bet! Make sure it cools before placing in freezer! I like to cut it up into portions and then heat it up in the microwave the morning I want it!

What other oatmeal recipes are your favorites?

This cozy snickerdoodle cookie oatmeal bowl is a perfect Fall or Winter breakfast.  Or if you’re a fan of overnight oats you’ll be sure to love these pumpkin pie overnight oats!

If you need some protein to go along with your oats I recommend this high protein quinoa scramble – fresh and satisfying!

baked oatmeal in a glass dish

How do you usually make your oatmeal?

baked oatmeal in a glass dish
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Healthy Baked Oatmeal with Berries

Easy, tasty, nutritious and more fun than just a bowl of oats! 
5 from 8 reviews
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 9 squares
Calories: 149kcal

Ingredients

Dry Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cup oats, quick 1 minute or rolled oats
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. sea salt
  • 1 scoop collagen or protein powder (optional)

Wet Ingredients

  • 2 medium bananas, ripe, mashed
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup or honey
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cup fresh berries (I used blueberries and sliced strawberries)

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350° F. Spray an 8×8" square glass oven safe baking dish with non stick spray. In a medium bowl, whisk together dry ingredients & set aside.
  • In another medium bowl, whisk together all of the wet ingredients and then gently stir in 1 cup of the fresh berries. (Reserve the rest of the berries for topping on the oatmeal prior to baking).
  • Gently mix the wet ingredients into the dry, and then pour into baking dish. Place remaining berries on top.
  • Bake for ~30-35 minutes, or until the center appears almost set. Don't over bake, you want it to be delicious, soft and moist! Serve with Greek yogurt, peanut butter, more fresh fruit, honey or maple syrup, etc.

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Notes

  • This recipe is very adaptable. You can use your favorite frozen fruits, add nuts, or change up the spices. 
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Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 149kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 28mg | Sodium: 188mg | Potassium: 221mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 100IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 95mg | Iron: 1mg

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Denise Hansen
5 months ago

I made this with blackberries and raspberries, switched to almond milk and flax egg. it was delicious and easy peasy. Your carrot cake recipe is also a winner! Scrumptious!! Thanks

Rylee
1 year ago

Made this 3 times this week – love it! Hearty + satisfying + delicious!

Irina
2 years ago

What a great breakfast idea to alternate with our favorite porridge:) It will bring colors to the table. I cannot wait to try!

Andrea Metlika
2 years ago

This is perfect for breakfast or on the go snack for my family.

Pam Greer
2 years ago

This is the only kind of oatmeal my kids will eat! I love that it’s good for them and so easy to make!

Suzy
2 years ago

Love how simple this is to put together! definitely something the kids can help me with!

Anita
2 years ago

OMG, I used to hate hate hate oatmeal too. Crazily, now I can’t live without it. Your oatmeal bake looks so good. I must make it ASAP. 🙂

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