Four healthy baked oats recipes

Baked oats are a filling, fuss-free hot breakfast option. Try our tempting recipe ideas, packed with nutritious ingredients like fruit, nuts and cocoa.

Oats are a great option to set you up for the day. Fibre-rich and filling, they're also extremely versatile. If you already enjoy porridge and muesli, you'll love these warming wholegrain options served fresh from the oven. Nothing beats baked oats for breakfast on a chilly morning.

Baked banana porridge

A baking tray of banana porridge with some scooped into a bowl

Using only five ingredients, this breakfast option couldn't be easier. Jumbo porridge oats provide plenty of fibre to help keep you full until lunchtime. Walnuts add a satisfying crunch along with a dose of healthy fats, while antioxidant-rich cinnamon adds a touch of spice. To top it off, bananas bring natural sweetness and plenty of heart-healthy potassium. You can use the milk of your choice – dairy-free options also work well.

Try the recipe: Baked banana porridge

Blackberry & apple oat bake

Blackberry and apple oat bake in a pan

Fans of fruit crumbles will love this nutritious breakfast dish. It's a great way to get one portion of your five-a-day in before lunchtime, as we've used vitamin-rich apples and blackberries, which also provide powerful antioxidants called anthocyanins. Cinnamon, cardamom and vanilla extract pack a flavour punch – you'll love the incredible aroma as it bakes in the oven!

Try the recipe: Blackberry & apple oat bake

Blueberry & nut oat bake

Blueberry and nut oat bake in a bowl

Get your morning off to a good start with this super-satisfying breakfast bake. Nutrient-rich almonds provide plenty of goodness, including healthy fats, fibre, protein and vitamin E. We've made the most of their impressive nutritional credentials by using almond milk, almond butter and whole almonds along with fresh blueberries, which supply vitamin C.

Try the recipe: Blueberry & nut oat bake

Cocoa & cherry oat bake

Cocoa & cherry oat bake

It's hard to believe this indulgent breakfast is actually healthy, vegan and under 300 calories per serving. Dried cherries combine perfectly with antioxidant-rich cocoa powder and cocoa nibs, while hazelnut milk adds creaminess. We've also used chia seeds, which provide omega-3 fatty acids, and of course oats, which make this option a great source of gut-friendly fibre.

Try the recipe: Cocoa & cherry oat bake 

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This page was published on 2nd October 2019.

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