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11/18/14

Baked Oatmeal

Why do all the delicious breakfast foods have to be the most unhealthy for you?! Donuts, bacon, cinnamon rolls, cold cereal. . . especially because I am such a cereal junky.  I usually limit myself by having it on the 'rarely purchased' section of my grocery list.  Just way too much temptation to devour multiple bowls for breakfast each day.

So when I can find healthier, whole grain alternatives to my favorite foods is always a win in my book.  Enter Baked Oatmeal.  I have loved this breakfast food for years and this version of an original recipe from a Gooseberry Patch cookbook is definitely amazing.  This version is super easy to throw together in the morning if you are craving a hot breakfast -- or in our case this morning, eggs just weren't going to cut it.

If you get a chance to try this, be sure to stop back and let me know what you thought.  Also I'd love to hear your favorite go-to, healthy breakfast!!

Happy Tuesday, friends!
xo
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Baked Oatmeal 
// serves 6 //
modified from this recipe

1 c. vanilla, unsweetened almond milk
2 t. baking powder
1 t. cinnamon
1/2 t. sea salt
2/3 c. honey
2 eggs
1/2 c. melted butter
2 t. vanilla
3 1/2 c. oatmeal

Stir together milk, melted butter, honey, beaten eggs and vanilla.  Mix in dry ingredients until moist.  Pour into parchment lined // or greased // 9x13" pan.  Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.  Remove from oven and break up the oats.  Bake another 5 minutes for a little extra crunch.  Best eaten warm with milk.  Or cold.  Just eat it up, people!! 

3 comments:

  1. Looks yummy! We love waffles. Oh my. Specifically these waffles (http://www.onelovelylife.com/overnight-oatmeal-waffles/). I've made them with whole wheat, subbed half the butter out for applesauce, basically committed all sorts of recipe sins, and they're still delicious every time! Add in a few chocolate chips, just for indulgence, and you've got breakfast MADE!

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  2. I'm one of Chris Hagedorn's sisters and I really enjoy your blog! Congratulations on another beautiful son! I tried the Baked Oatmeal recipe yesterday and loved it. Simple

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  3. ...Simple, healthy and delicious! We'll be making this again and again! Thank you!

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