Blueberry and Walnut Baked Oatmeal

Recipe and Health Benefits

Nutritional benefits of ingredients

Oats are high in fibre, blueberries are full of antioxidants and walnuts are a good source of omega-3 fats, which all help to protect against some chronic diseases, keep your immune system strong, and boost your mood.

Ingredients and Method

Serves: 4 Time: 50mins Cost: $8 approx. ($1.33/serve)

Ingredients:

• 1 cup of walnuts
• 2 cups oats
• 1 tsp baking powder
• 1 tsp cinnamon
• 1 cup milk
• ½ cup natural or Greek yoghurt
• 1 large egg
• ¼ cup maple syrup
• 2 tablespoons olive oil + a couple of drops to grease baking dish
• 2 cups blueberries
• 1 grated apple
• pinch of salt

Method:

  1. Preheat oven to 1700C (fan-forced).
  2. Use a paper towel to grease a large baking dish with a couple of drops of olive oil.
  3. Whisk milk, yoghurt, olive oil, egg, maple syrup, vanilla.
  4.  Add roughly chopped walnuts, oats, baking powder, cinnamon and salt to wet mixture, then mix all together.
  5. Fold through blueberries and grated apple.
  6.  Place in greased baking dish and bake 40 – 45 mins.

Serve with a dollop of yoghurt!