Peach Baked Oatmeal | Eating Bird Food

Peach Baked Oatmeal | Eating Bird Food

A healthy baked oatmeal recipe using one of my favorite summer fruits: peaches! Make ahead for meal prep or a weekend brunch.

Peach season is right around the corner… aka the best season! I’m a huge peach fan and knew after my strawberry banana baked oatmeal was such a hit, I needed to make a peach baked oatmeal as well! Last week I saw peaches at our farmers’ market and I knew it was meant to be.

Peach Nutrition Facts
While peaches aren’t super high in any particular vitamins or minerals, they contain a wide variety of vitamins and minerals!

They are also loaded with antioxidants which I want to break down a little. I feel like “antioxidants” is a word thrown around a lot – but do you know what it actually means?! Antioxidants are plant compounds that fight oxidative damage that can lead to aging and disease. They bind with free radicals to neutralize the negative charges which can wreak havoc in your body. If you’re interested in diving deeper, I recommend this article from Healthline that breaks down free radicals in full!
Bottom line: we need to consume antioxidant-rich foods on the regular, and peaches are a great source of them!

Ingredients in Peach Baked Oatmeal

Old fashioned rolled oats (make sure they’re gluten-free if you want this oatmeal bake to be gluten-free)
Unsweetened almond milk
Almond extract
Ripe peaches
Maple syrup
Coconut oil or butter (optional)
Sea salt

How to Make Peach Baked Oatmeal
This easy breakfast can be prepped ahead of time and is super simple to throw together! Grab a large bowl and mix together your oats,…

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