Baked Oatmeal Casserole

If you are looking for a breakfast (or snack) that has protein, nutrients, fruits, nuts, fiber, and iron, and is quick, easy, satisfying, and filling, then look no further than here. Yes, seriously, this casserole is all those things and more.

I love this casserole because I can make it a night ahead and just serve up portions in the morning with a little zap in the microwave. You can eat it plain because it is moist and has so many flavors, or add a drop of pure honey or maple syrup over it. It’s a complete meal in itself and it’ll give you all the energy you need to take you through your busy mornings.

Another great thing about this casserole is that there are no rules for what you can put in it. I used what I had on hand, which was frozen blueberries and rhubarb, pecans, and bananas, but you could easily use strawberry, raspberry, blackberry, and walnuts. Whatever your heart desires.

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Baked Oatmeal Casserole

2 cups rolled oats

1/3 cup brown sugar, plus extra for topping

1 tsp baking powder

1 tsp cinnamon

1/2 tsp salt

1 cup pecan or walnut pieces, divided

1 cup frozen berries, divided

1/4 – 1/2 cup frozen rhubarb pieces

1/2 cup chocolate chips, divided

1 banana, sliced

2 cups milk

1 large egg

3 T butter, melted

1 T vanilla

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1. Preheat oven to 375* and grease a 10×7 baking dish.

2. In a large bowl combine the oats, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, salt, half the nuts, half the berries, the rhubarb, and half the chocolate. Mix well.

3. Lay this mixture out evenly in baking dish. Top with banana slices and remaining nuts berries, and chocolate.

4. Whisk together milk, egg, vanilla, and melted butter (make sure the butter sits a minute so it’s not too hot).

5. Pour over oatmeal mixture and gently shake the dish so the milk goes through the oats.

6. Sprinkle additional brown sugar over the top (maybe 1/8 cup) and bake for 35 minutes.

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13 thoughts on “Baked Oatmeal Casserole

  1. I really like the idea of a baked oatmeal casserole, I’ve been having a green juice for breakfast most days but I’m always starving a couple of hours later! I reckon a slice of this with my juice will keep me going much longer 🙂

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