Are mornings at your home so rushed and busy that making time for a healthy breakfast often falls to the bottom of your priority list? I know I find myself in this predicament many mornings (ok, pretty much every morning J), which is why I rely on quick and easy breakfast recipes, like this Baked Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal! With eight hearty servings, you can easily whip this recipe up, store it in the fridge, and then reheat it throughout the week for a hot breakfast in a matter of minutes! Not only is this baked oatmeal a speedy breakfast solution, but it’s loaded with ingredients that that will give you the energy needed to power through a busy day! Sweet bites of chopped apple, plump raisins, and heart-healthy walnuts combine with old fashioned oats to create a delicious and filling breakfast. With 9 grams of protein and 5 grams of fiber per serving, you can’t go wrong by starting your day with this Baked Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal! For other quick and tasty breakfast ideas, be sure to check out these great recipes: On-the-go Baked Oatmeal Bars, Avocado Blueberry Muffins, Supercharged Blueberry Banana Smoothie, Leah’s Homemade Granola, Greek Yogurt, Blueberry & Pecan Parfaits.
Baked Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal
2 2/3 cups Old Fashioned Oats
½ cup raisins
4 cups skim milk
1/3 cup brown sugar
1 Tbsp. butter, melted
1 ½ tsp. ground cinnamon
¼ tsp. salt
2 medium Braeburn apples, chopped
½ cup chopped walnuts
- Heat oven to 350°F. In 2-quart casserole, mix all ingredients until well combined.
- Bake uncovered 40 to 45 minutes or until most liquid is absorbed. If desired, serve with additional milk or yogurt.
Yield: 8 servings
Per Serving*: Calories 290, Total Fat 8g (Saturated 2g, Trans 0g), Cholesterol 5mg, Sodium 140mg, Total Carbohydrate 48g (Dietary Fiber 5g, Sugars 26g), Protein 9g, Vitamin A 6%, Vitamin C 4%, Calcium 20%, Iron 10%
*Nutritional values are an approximation. Actual nutritional values may vary due to preparation techniques, variations related to suppliers, regional and seasonal differences, or rounding.
Leah Anderson is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) with Festival Foods and is certified by the state of WI.