Apple Vegan Baked Oatmeal (Gluten Free, Refined Sugar Free)

Happy Autumn!  Yes we are in Fall already! A time of cool sweaters, colorful leaves, pumpkin spice frenzy, and apple picking! Are you excited? I am! What better way to fully immerse yourself into the Autumn season than with  comforting Apple Baked Oatmeal!

vegan baked oatmeal

This recipe will have your entire home smelling amazing! It’s made with gluten-free oats, raisins, organic cane sugar, cinnamon and our Empower Protein and Fiber Drink!

vegan baked oatmeal

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vegan baked oatmeal

To save time make this apple vegan baked oatmeal the night before for quick on the go breakfast! Perfect for a vegan meal prep because it is enough to eat all week long! Enjoy!

vegan baked oatmealRECIPE: Apple Baked Oatmeal

Apple Baked Oatmeal is a delicious breakfast dish that will give you comfort all Autumn long! Its both vegan and gluten-free! Prepare the night before for a quick breakfast in the morning!

Course: Breakfast

Cuisine: Baking, Gluten Free, Plant Based, Sugar Free, Vegan, Vegetarian

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 6

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons ground flaxseed
  • 3 tablespoons filtered water
  • 2 medium apples, chopped
  • 3 cups gluten-free old-fashioned oats (see notes)
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 tablespoon aluminum free baking powder
  • 1/4 cup xylitol sugar (see notes)
  • 1/4 cup pecans
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 1 bottle Karuna’s Empower Protein and Fiber Drink
  • 1/4 cup melted vegan butter OR coconut oil (plus a teaspoon for to lightly greased baking dish,; see notes)
  • 1/2 cup applesauce

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. First, make your flax egg. Grab a small bowl and add ground flaxseed to water. mix together and set aside. It will thicken up to a gel-like eggy consistency.
  3. Next used your apple slicer to slice apples leaving out the core. Then chopped your apple slices into small pieces. (I left the skin on but if you prefer you can peel apple first)
  4. Next used your apple slicer to slice apples leaving out the core. Then chopped your apple slices into small pieces. (I left the skin on but if you prefer you can peel apple first)
  5. Grab your 2-quart baking dish and greased a little with vegan butter. Add half of your chopped apples in baking dish and set aside.
  6. Next in a large mixing bowl add your gluten-free old-fashioned oats, nutmeg, cinnamon, baking powder, sugar, pecans, and raisins and mix well. Next add your flax egg, Karuna’s Empower Protein and Fiber Drink, melted butter, the other half of apples, and applesauce and mix until fully combined.
  7. Pour mixture over chopped apples in baking dish and spread evenly. Bake in the oven uncovered for 20-25 minutes until oatmeal is golden brown. Serve for breakfast and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

  • Xylitol is a natural sugar that is low in calories, doesn’t spike blood sugar, and used in many oral hygiene products as it is known to help prevent dental decay. You may substitute organic cane sugar if you don’t have access to xylitol. 
  • This will also be great with pears!

Nutrition Facts

  • Amount Per Serving (6 servings)
  • Calories 454
  • Total Fat 17g
  • Total Carbohydrates 74g
  • Dietary Fiber 12g
  • Sugars 19g
  • Protein 9g
2018-11-18T18:27:52+00:00September 17th, 2018|Categories: karuna recipes|

About the Author:

Gina Marie is a food photographer and food writer who loves fitness and creating vegan recipes on her food blog Vegan With Curves. She was born with Amniotic Band Syndrome (ABS) which resulted in her having a natural amputation of her fingers and toes at birth. Gina Marie focuses on balancing healthy eating and healthy body image.