Must-Make Breakfast: Healthy Black Forest Baked Oatmeal

August 7, 2013

This healthy breakfast recipe makes it a-okay to eat chocolate in the morning! It's loaded with good-for-you oats, applesauce, chia seeds, cherries and made decadent with chocolate and cocoa powder.

Healthy Black Forest Baked Oatmeal
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1 cup rolled oats (not instant)
½ cup applesauce
½ cup fat free milk (or dairy free milk, to make vegan)
¾ cup pitted cherries (fresh or frozen)
½ Tsp. vanilla extract
¼ cup chocolate chips
1 Tbsp. chia seeds
1 Tbsp. cocoa powder

Preheat oven to 375
 
Combine all ingredients in a medium bowl.

Spray a muffin tin with cooking oil. Fill the tin to the top with oats. It should make about six – eight oatmeal cakes.

Bake uncovered for 20 minutes. For a light crust, broil for an additional 3-5 minutes until lightly browned.

Serve on it’s own or with fresh fruit, yogurt, or milk.

 




 

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