Source: Julie DesGroseilliers, Dt.P. | Category: Breakfast, Diabetes-Friendly, Heart-Smart

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 plant-based omega-3 fat and a good source of vitamin E. You can substitute berries for the apple if you prefer.

Baked Apple and Banana Oatmeal

Ingredients

  • 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 egg
  • 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

Instructions

  • 1. Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C).
  • 2. In large bowl, mix together oats, baking powder, cinnamon and salt. Stir in apples and banana; set aside.
  • 3. 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.
  • 4. 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)

nutritional analysis

Per Serving

Calories210
Total Fat7 g
Saturated Fat0.5 g
Cholesterol25 mg
Carbohydrates33 g
Fiber3 g
Protein5 g
Sodium170 mg