Friday, June 29, 2012

Day 26: 31 Days of Pinterest: Baked Oatmeal

This pin is a little different in that I can't post the recipe or directions.  All of that good stuff is copyrighted so you'll have to click on over HERE yourself if you'd like to see how this was done!

These looked SO TASTY in the pin's picture and I couldn't wait to try them out!  What a great and easy make ahead breakfast item!  Make them and then store in fridge or freezer to nuke for a bit when you're ready to eat!

Baked Oatmeal

I actually made these last night and then put one at a time in the microwave this morning for 20 seconds.  


You can add any topping your little heart desires to them before baking.  I did some plain (cinnamon is in the recipe), some with chocolate chips (kid approved) and some with dried cherries (YUM!).


If you do make these:
* I left out the flax meal that the recipe calls for.  It's not something I've ever used, wasn't even sure where to find it, and didn't know if I would use it again so I opted not to get any.  They still were wonderful!

*I halved the recipe as I didn't think we'd eat enough before we headed back... but saying that the recipe states it makes 18 cupcake size portions.  With my recipe (half of original) I made 15!

*There is mashed banana and applesauce in this recipe.  I could not taste the banana... a bonus since Braeden claims to not like bananas.  BUT... because of the applesauce these somewhat tasted like apple cinnamon oatmeal. 

*Added bonus: these are made with NO sugar (Stevia instead) and are gluten free and diabetic friendly!

2 comments:

SUGARFREE MOMS blog keeps locking up my computer, have you found a similar recipe anywhere you can post?

Lisa said...

Here's one I found that uses the same recipe... http://thekitcheniscalling.wordpress.com/2012/01/23/individual-baked-oatmeal/

Good luck!

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