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Healthy Almond Joy Baked Oatmeal

Healthy almond joy baked oatmeal squares in a white baking dish with ramekins of ingredients surrounding

This healthy almond joy baked oatmeal is vegan, gluten free, easy to make, and downright delicious. Filled with nutritious ingredients, it’s a perfect make ahead breakfast option.

Ingredients

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  • 1 1/2 tbsp ground flax
  • 1/4 cup warm water
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1 medium ripe banana, mashed or 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 2 cups unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 cups old fashioned rolled oats
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 1/3 cup raw almonds, roughly chopped
  • 1/3 cup dark chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a ceramic baking dish with oil to grease.
  2. Whisk together the flax and warm water in a large mixing bowl to form a gel like consistency.
  3. Add the maple syrup, mashed banana, almond milk, and vanilla extract. Stir to combine.
  4. Add the oats, baking powder, cinnamon, salt, and coconut to the mixing bowl. Stir everything up.
  5. Fold in the almonds and chocolate chips. Transfer the mixture to the prepared baking dish.
  6. Bake for 30-35 minutes until just set and a fork comes out clean. 
  7. Let the baked oatmeal cool for 10 minutes, then use a knife to cut into 6 squares.

Notes

Store in the fridge for up to 5 days in an airtight container. Can be enjoyed warm or cold, and reheated in the microwave for 30 seconds – 1 minute.

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