Baked Oatmeal with Cranberries, Blueberries, and Pecans

Baked Oatmeal with Cranberries, Blueberries, and Pecans

Baked Oatmeal

October 23, 2015

Baked Oatmeal with Bananas and Blueberries

This baked oatmeal is gluten free, dairy free and egg free and FULL of great texture and wonderful flavors.  Eat it hot or cold!  You can even eat it with ice cream!

2 c oats (gluten-free certified if necessary)
2 T whole chia seeds (ground flaxseeds can be substituted)
1 t baking powder
1/2 t sea salt
1 1/2 t cinnamon
1 can coconut milk (You can use either light or heavy)
1 T vanilla extract
1/3 c maple syrup or 2 T agave nectar or 2 t stevia extract or ¼ c Honey

3/4 c dried cranberries

3/4 c chopped pecans

1 banana (optional)
1 1/2 c berries

1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
2. Grease 8×8 ovenproof dish
3. In a bowl, mix oats, chia seeds, dried cranberries, pecans, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon. Add sweetener of choice and vanilla extract while stirring.
4. Slice a banana (optional) to cover bottom of dish in layer. Top with one cup of berries and then oatmeal mixture. Pour coconut milk over the top of the oat mixture. (Be sure that coconut milk is distributed evenly). Top with remainder of berries.
5. Bake 40 minutes. Let cool 10 minutes before serving. Refrigerate the leftovers to be eaten cold or reheated the next day.

PS This can be doubled into a 9×13 pan – I recommend it because you’ll want to eat more!

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1 medium zucchini,chopped
2 medium onions, chopped
1 medium green pepper, chopped
1 medium sweet red pepper, chopped
1/4 cup olive oil
garlic cloves, minced
2 cups frozen corn
2 cans (28 ounces each) Italian stewed tomatoes, cut up 
1 can (15 ounces) tomato sauce
1 can (15 ounces) pinto beans, rinsed and drained
1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained

1 can (15-ounce) white (cannellini) beans, rinsed and drained

1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped

1/4 cup each minced fresh cilantro and parsley

1/4 cup chili powder

1 tablespoon sugar

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon ground cumin

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