This blueberry baked oatmeal is studded with blueberries and naturally sweetened with bananas and pure maple syrup. Can be made with fresh or frozen blueberries! Gluten-free and vegan-friendly.
We kicked off Oatmeal Week with Baked Oatmeal Cups, which I love as a way to meal prep oatmeal, but today we’re doing a full-on baked oatmeal recipe that bakes in a square baking dish. This variation of baked oatmeal is still uber healthy and perfect for meal prep, but it’s also great for entertaining. Whenever we’re having friends or family over for breakfast or brunch, baked oatmeal is on the menu. Sometimes I’ll also make a frittata so we have two options (one sweet and one savory) for everyone to enjoy.
I’ve personally been hooked on baked oatmeal for a few years, ever since I shared this maple pecan baked oatmeal recipe that everyone LOVES. I recently decided that I needed to experiment with different baked oatmeal flavor combinations and blueberries immediately came to mind!
I love blueberries because they’re available year-round (fresh or frozen) . . . and they taste delicious year round too! They’re also known for being a superfood and are “nutrient dense” (which means they are low in calories, but high in nutrients). A lot of bang for your caloric buck! They contain some of the highest antioxidant levels compared to most common fruits and veggies and they have been shown to help improve chronic diseases like heart disease, blood pressure and diabetes. So many amazing health benefits.
This baked oatmeal is sweetened with a little bit of…