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Blueberry Baked Oatmeal

by Capri Lilly

Blueberry Baked Oatmeal is perfect for an easy meal prep breakfast. Combine all the ingredients in one dish, bake, and enjoy throughout the week! This recipe is vegan, gluten-free, naturally sweetened, and super easy to make!

vegan gluten free blueberry baked oatmeal

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The only thing I need to say before you dive into the recipe is: BAKED OATMEAL IS EVERYTHING! I make baked oatmeal almost every Sunday as a part of my meal prep to prepare for the week. It is such a timesaver because I can toss all of the ingredients in a casserole dish, bake for about 45 minutes, and it’s finished! Now I have breakfast ready for throughout the week. I can easily rewarm a portion of the baked oats and enjoy breakfast without taking too much time wondering what I will eat or preparing a cumbersome meal!

one pan oatmeal made in a baking dish.

This recipe is a spin-off of my popular Apple Cinnamon Baked Oats. The only difference is instead of using sliced apples, we are using blueberries in this recipe.

You’ll Love these Blueberry Baked Oats! It’s:

  • Super Easy To Make
  • Vegan, Gluten-Free, Oil-Free, and Naturally Sweetened (Refined Sugar-Free!)
  • Perfect for Meal Prep
  • Healthy & Nutritious
  • A Huge Timesaver!
ingredients needed to make the best blueberry baked oatmeal: blueberries, gluten free rolled oats, flax seeds, pecans, baking powder, cinnamon, vanilla, maple syrup, non-dairy milk, and applesauce

Ingredients You’ll Need To Make This Healthy Blueberry Baked Oatmeal Recipe

  • Rolled Oats: If you are gluten intolerant, be sure to use gluten-free oats.
  • Frozen or Fresh Blueberries: Use whichever you have on hand. I tend to use frozen organic blueberries for this recipe.
  • Ground Flaxseed: The flax seeds add extra protein and omega 3s, and helps to bind the ingredients! I like to use Viva Natural Flax Seeds | Amazon
  • Applesauce: The applesauce also helps to bind the ingredients and provides a subtle sweetness to the baked oatmeal.
  • Non-Dairy Milk: I prefer use unsweetened almond milk. You can use whichever non-dairy milk you prefer. If you’re up for it, you can make your own oat milk in 5 minutes using my Homemade Oat Milk Recipe!
  • Maple Syrup: The maple syrup provides the perfect amount of sweetness. You can also use honey or coconut sugar.
  • Seasonings and such: Cinnamon, vanilla extract, baking powder, sea salt
  • Nuts -This is optional. I like to add pecans, but you can also add sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, sliced almond, or keep it nut-free!
ingredients combined in a baking dish to make baked oatmeal

How To Make Baked Blueberry Oatmeal

Making baked oatmeal is ten times easier than making oatmeal any other way, and it comes out ten times better! To make baked oatmeal, combine the ingredients in a baking dish and bake until golden brown!

Take a look at the video below to see how easy it is to make Healthy Blueberry Baked Oatmeal!

How Long Does Baked Oatmeal Keep?

Baked oatmeal stores well if kept in an airtight container and placed in the fridge. You can enjoy it for up to five days! When ready to eat it, simply warm it up in the microwave for less than a minute!

Can You Freeze Baked Oatmeal?

Yes, you certainly can! Once you make your baked oatmeal, allow it to cool completely. Once cool, you can store it in an airtight container in the freezer for up to 2 months! Thaw it in the fridge overnight and rewarm it in the oven when you are ready to enjoy it!

close up of baked oatmeal with blueberries to show texture

What To Eat With Blueberry Baked Oatmeal?

You absolutely must drizzle almond butter or peanut butter on your baked oats. A heaping spoonful of jam, like my Raspberry Chia Jam or Blueberry Sea Moss Jam, makes it even more enjoyable! I tend to eat my baked oats with a healthy smoothie. Here are so my favorites:

vegan baked blueberry oatmeal without banana

vegan and gluten free baked blueberry oatmeal

I hope you enjoy this Blueberry Baked Oatmeal Recipe! 

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baked blueberry oatmeal

Blueberry Baked Oatmeal

Blueberry Baked Oatmeal is perfect for an easy meal prep breakfast. Combine all the ingredients in one dish, bake, and enjoy throughout the week! This recipe is vegan, gluten-free, and super easy to make!
4.98 from 42 votes
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Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American, Healthy Options
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 241kcal
Author: Capri Lilly

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups Rolled Oats (ensure gluten-free if necessary)
  • 2 tbsp Ground Flaxseed
  • 2 tsp Ground Cinnamon
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/2 cup Applesauce
  • 2 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1/4 tsp Sea Salt
  • 1/4 cup Maple Syrup (or honey)
  • 1 3/4 cup Non-Dairy Milk of choice
  • 2 1/2 cups Blueberries, fresh or frozen

Optional Add-ins

  • 1/2 cup Pecans or Sliced Almonds

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 375°F. 
  • In a large bowl or an 8×8 oven-safe dish, mix all the ingredients together, folding in the blueberries and pecans last. (If making in a large bowl, transfer the mixture into an oven-safe dish once the mixture is ready.)
  • Bake the mixture for 45 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Allow the baked oatmeal to cool for about 5 minutes before serving. Drizzle with almond butter and jam. Enjoy!

Notes

STORE
This baked oatmeal stores well if kept in an airtight container and placed in the fridge. You can enjoy it for up to five days! When you are ready to eat it, simply warm it up in the microwave for less than a minute!

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 241kcal | Carbohydrates: 46.8g | Protein: 5.7g | Fat: 3.8g | Saturated Fat: 0.5g | Sodium: 119mg | Potassium: 320mg | Fiber: 6.2g | Calcium: 72mg | Iron: 3mg

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17 comments

Marta March 4, 2022 - 3:22 pm

5 stars
Oh this blueberry baked oatmeal was the BEST ever. I loved the spice of cinnamon in this dish so much. I will be making this a lot in the future.

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Capri Lilly March 4, 2022 - 4:17 pm

Hi, my friend! I am so happy you enjoyed the recipe! I love the warm flavor the cinnamon adds to the baked oats too! Thanks for leaving a comment 🙂

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Dee Moore March 6, 2022 - 7:28 am

5 stars
I eat oatmeal everyday and never thought to bake it. All the combined flavors really made for a delicious hearty breakfast!

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Marcus Avery March 6, 2022 - 3:26 pm

5 stars
I made this for an at-home brunch and it was the star of the show! I’ll be keeping this recipe on hand. Thank you for sharing!

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Capri Lilly March 7, 2022 - 10:08 am

Hi Marcus! I am happy to hear you enjoyed the recipe for brunch!

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Britney Brown-Chamberlain March 7, 2022 - 6:50 am

5 stars
Easily the best baked oatmeal I’ve ever made. This recipe makes breakfast fun again! I look forward to eating this when I get out of bed in the morning. Thanks for such an awesome recipe!

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Capri Lilly March 7, 2022 - 10:10 am

I look forward to it to! It saves me so much time in the morning! Thanks for leaving a review 🙂

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Robin March 7, 2022 - 11:37 am

5 stars
A naturopathic doctor suggested I eat more oatmeal but I get so bored with it. I had all the ingredients on hand and it came out scrumptious!

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Capri Lilly March 10, 2022 - 8:02 am

I am happy you like this oatmeal and use it to change up the norm! Thanks for leaving a review 🙂

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Kate March 7, 2022 - 12:31 pm

5 stars
This baked oatmeal tastes so good, we are having it at least three times in a week now. Thank you for sharing such a wonderful recipe!

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Capri Lilly March 10, 2022 - 8:03 am

Hi Kate! I do too! 🙂 Thanks for leaving a review!

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Kaluhi March 8, 2022 - 1:07 am

5 stars
Everyone really enjoyed this during brunch! I always love the warm notes of blueberries and this made for such a delightful meal!

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Jessica March 8, 2022 - 9:25 am

5 stars
Made a batch of this on Sunday for grab and go breakfast for a few days… except it was so good it only lasted for a day because we ate it for breakfast, snack and dessert. Making another one right now!

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Capri Lilly March 10, 2022 - 8:04 am

Hi Jessica! I love to hear it! Thanks for the review!

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Jazz March 16, 2022 - 8:40 am

5 stars
I love baked oatmeal and this blueberry baked oatmeal did not disappoint! Easy to make and so delicious and filling in the mornings.

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Jen March 21, 2022 - 5:47 am

5 stars
I’ve been meaning to try a baked oatmeal recipe and this one definitely did not disappoint. The flavors were perfect and it was super filling. I can’t wait to make it again.

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Capri Lilly March 21, 2022 - 2:27 pm

Hi Jen! I am so glad you liked! I love these blueberry baked oats, especially during the week when I want an easy breakfast 🙂

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