Naturally sweetened with fruit, these baked oats are bursting with flavor and pack a nutritious punch with heart-healthy ingredients like fresh avocados, berries and oats. Whip up a batch at the beginning of the week and fuel the whole family with a satisfying and nourishing breakfast to kickstart the day.
This recipe from the Hass Avocado Board is an American Heart Association Heart-Check Certified Recipe.
Berry Avocado Baked Oats
Calories150 Per Serving
Protein7g Per Serving
Fiber5g Per Serving
|Total Fat||4 g|
|Saturated Fat||0.5 g|
|Trans Fat||0 g|
|Polyunsaturated Fat||1.5 g|
|Monounsaturated Fat||1.5 g|
|Total Carbohydrate||24 g|
|Dietary Fiber||5 g|
1 starch, 1/2 fruit, 1/2 low-fat milk
2 cups old-fashioned oats
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 cups unsweetened soy milk
1 ripe banana
1/2 ripe, fresh avocado (halved, pitted, peeled)
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 cups fresh or frozen, mixed berries
Preheat the oven to 375°F. degrees. Spray a 9x9-inch square baking dish with non-stick spray.
In a large bowl, combine the oats, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt.
In a food processor, combine the milk, banana, avocado, egg and vanilla.
Pour the wet mixture into the dry mixture. Fold in 1 1/2 cups of the berries, reserving the last 1/2 cup for topping.
Bake for 35 to 40 minutes, until the top is nicely golden. Remove from the oven and let cool. Slice into 12 pieces and serve warm.