Baked Pumpkin Oatmeal

Makes 12 servings (1/2 cup per serving)

Ingredients

  • 1 apple, cored and cut into small chunks 
  • 1½ cups of milk (1%)
  • 3½ cups old-fashioned (rolled) oats 
  • 1½ cups canned pure pumpkin 
  • 2 large eggs 
  • 2 tbsp butter, melted 
  • 2 tsp vanilla 
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon 
  • 2 tsp baking powder 
  • 1 tsp ground ginger 
  • ½ tsp ground nutmeg 
  • ½ tsp ground allspice 
  • ¼ tsp salt 
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar 
  • 1 cup vanilla Greek Yogurt (2%), optional

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. 
  2. Blend apple with milk in blender until smooth. 
  3. Transfer mixture to a large bowl. Add oats, pumpkin, eggs, butter, vanilla, cinnamon, baking powder, ginger, nutmeg, allspice, and salt. Stir to combine.
  4. Spread mixture into a greased 9 x 13 inch pan. Sprinkle evenly with brown sugar and bake for 20­‐25 minutes. 
  5. Serve warm. Top each serving with a generous tablespoon of vanilla Greek yogurt.

Nutritional analysis per serving (with Greek yogurt): 178 calories, 5 g fat, 7 g protein, 27 g carbohydrate (23 g available carbohydrate), 4 g fibre, 165 mg sodium

My Viva Servings: 2 grains, 1 protein