Make-Ahead Breakfast: Apple Cranberry Baked Oatmeal Recipe

Dec 13 2022
Make your morning meals for the week right now! This apple cranberry baked oatmeal recipe is the ultimate make-ahead breakfast—seasonally delicious AND full of good-for-you ingredients. Yummm…

Hungry Girl's Healthy Apple Cranberry Oatmeal Bake Recipe

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1/6 of recipe: 235 calories, 4.5g total fat (0.5g sat. fat), 338mg sodium, 49g carbs, 7g fiber, 10g sugars, 8.5g protein

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Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 35 minutes


3 cups old-fashioned oats

1/4 cup natural no-calorie sweetener that measures like sugar

1 1/2 tbsp. chia seeds

2 tsp. baking powder

2 tsp. cinnamon

1 tsp. pumpkin pie spice

1/4 tsp. salt

1 1/2 cups unsweetened vanilla almond milk

1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce

1/2 cup (about 4 large) egg whites or fat-free liquid egg substitute

2 tsp. vanilla extract

1 cup finely chopped Granny Smith apple

1/3 cup sweetened dried cranberries, chopped, divided

Optional toppings: natural sugar-free pancake syrup, powdered sugar


Preheat oven to 350ºF. Spray an 8” X 8” pan with nonstick spray.

In a large bowl, combine oats, sweetener, chia seeds, baking powder, cinnamon, pumpkin pie spice, and salt. Mix well. Add milk, applesauce, egg whites/substitute, and vanilla extract. Stir until uniform.

Fold in apple and half of the cranberries. Transfer mixture to the baking pan, and smooth out the surface.

Top with remaining cranberries, and lightly press to adhere. Bake until light golden brown and cooked through, about 35 minutes.


HG Tip: To freeze, let cool completely. Tightly wrap each cooled serving in plastic wrap, and store the wrapped pieces in a sealable container. To thaw, unwrap and microwave for 1 1/2 minutes (or until it reaches your desired temperature).

Wanna see just how easy this is to make? Click to watch!

Hungry for More Make-Ahead Breakfasts?

After you make this apple cranberry baked oatmeal recipe, here are more make-ahead morning meals to consider…

Chew on this:

Hooray, one of our favorite offbeat food holidays is here: Ice Cream and Violins Day, December 13th! Grab a pint of Enlightened Ice Cream, and enjoy it while listening to your favorite string quartet.

Forward your pals this make-ahead apple cranberry baked oatmeal recipe… They need to eat too!


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