Baked Apple and Banana Oatmeal
Upgrade your oatmeal with this baked version – made especially heart-healthy with the use of canola oil, which is rich in omega-3 fat and a good source of vitamin E. You can substitute berries for the apple if you prefer.
2 cups rolled oats 500 mL
1/2 Tbsp baking powder 7 mL
1 tsp cinnamon 5 mL
1/4 tsp salt 1 mL
1 apple, diced 250 mL
1 banana, sliced
1 cup skim milk 250 mL
3 Tbsp canola oil 45 mL
1/3 cup maple syrup or brown sugar 75 mL
3/4 tsp vanilla extract 4 mL
canola oil cooking spray
- Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C).
- In large bowl, mix together oats, baking powder, cinnamon and salt. Stir in apples and banana; set aside.
- In another bowl, whisk together egg, milk, canola oil, maple syrup or brown sugar and vanilla extract. Pour over dry mixture and gently stir to combine.
- Spray 8 x 8-inch (20 x 20-cm) baking dish with canola oil spray. Pour mixture into baking dish and bake for 45 minutes, until golden brown.
Yield: 8 servings. Serving size: 1/2 cup (125 mL)