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15 Baked Oatmeal Recipes for a Flat Belly

By Catalina Gonella

Like most people, you've probably eaten oatmeal in many forms. Stovetop cooked oatmeal, instant oatmeal, oatmeal cookies, granola, and more recently, overnight oats. But what about baked oatmeal? Whether you're getting bored of your typical bowl or just can't stand the ooey-gooey texture that is usually associated with it, you'll love this version of this breakfast staple.

While fast and convenient, dry breakfast cereals aren't always very nutritional. Even those marketed as good for you can actually end up being not being so healthy. Oatmeal, on the other hand, is a great source of complex carbs that fuel your body, with fiber to fill you up reduce the risk of heart disease. Eating oatmeal for breakfast will help you stay fuller longer, helping you to ward off those mid-morning snack cravings and helping you lose weight

While these recipes may require more time and work than other oats recipes, the warmness and fluffy texture of baked oatmeal are totally worth the extra effort. To make them more time efficient and convenient, we suggest baking them up on Sunday and packing them up individually for each day of the week. In the morning, just warm them up in the microwave, or even eat them cold for a wholesome, filling and satisfying breakfast.

1
Healthy Peanut Butter
Baked Oatmeal

Serves: 9
Nutrition: 190 calories, 8 g total fat (.5 g saturated fat), 280 mg sodium, 21 g carbs, 5 g fiber, 3 g sugar, 11 g protein

Packed with protein and healthy fats, peanut butter is a great go-to for breakfast. Dig into this oatmeal for a creamy, peanut-buttery experience. With 11 grams of protein, it will help you power through those morning meetings by keeping you full and focused.

Get the recipe from Desserts With Benefits .

2
German Chocolate Cake
Baked Oatmeal

Serves: 1
**Nutrition: 335 calories, 14.8 g total fat (9 g saturated fat), 92 mg sodium, 46.9 g carbs, 8.4 g fiber, 11.5 g sugar, 8 g protein

While we don't usually suggest eating cake for breakfast, this is one cakey treat we can stand behind. We suggest going for a raw cocoa powder to make sure you're reaping the blood pressure lowering benefits of the antioxidants that are said to be found in chocolate.

Get the recipe from Breakfast Drama Queen.

3
Apple Cinnamon
Baked Oatmeal

Serves: 6
Nutrition: 340 calories, 19 g total fat (9.2 g saturated fat), 131 mg sodium, 36.7 g carbs, 4.8 g fiber, 14.5 g sugar, 8.8 g protein

Apples and cinnamon are as classic a flavor combo as they come—but did you know the duo can help you shed pounds and stabilize your blood sugar? Skip the apple pie and stay right on track with your better-body goals with this warm baked oatmeal.

Get the recipe from Five Heart Home.

4
Toasted Coconut
Baked Oatmeal

Serves: 8
Nutrition: 305 calories, 21.1 g total fat (13 g saturated fat), 29 mg sodium, 26.9 g carbs, 4.8 g fiber, 9.7 g sugar, 5.6 g protein

Belly fat shrinking coconut oil, crunchy almonds, and sweet dried fruit come together to create a healthy and satisfying meal.

Get the recipe from Minimalist Baker.

5
Sweet Potato Chocolate
Chip Baked Oatmeal

Serves: 1
Nutrition: 361 calories, 7.6 g total fat (3.7 g saturated fat), 115 mg sodium, 63.3 g carbs, 6.3 g fiber, 18.2 g sugar, 10.6 g protein (calculated using 1 TBSP chocolate chips and unsweetened almond milk)

We know what you're thinking: Sweet potatoes and chocolate?! Don't turn away just yet. As blogger Lauren Smith describes it, the combo is "oddly satisfying," and not to mention, healthy. Not only are sweet potatoes delicious but a single spud serves up 4 grams of satiety-boosting protein, 25 percent of the day's belly-filling fiber. Combined with the oats, this is a breakfast will keep you full for hours after you scarf it down. Those break room doughnuts won't have anything on you.

Get the recipe from The Oatmeal Artist.

6
Peanut Butter and
Jelly Oatmeal Bake

Serves: 6
Nutrition: 286 calories, 17.2 g total fat (5.7 g saturated fat), 110 mg sodium, 25.2 g carbs, 3.7 g fiber, 7.9 g sugar, 10.3 g protein

This oatmeal bake will take you back to your childhood in the best way possible: all of the flavor but with a fraction of the calories. To make sure this recipe keeps you in tip-top shape, read the ingredient list when picking out your peanut butter, it should really only include two ingredients, max: peanuts and salt. As far as the jelly goes, pick one that is low in sugar and only contains natural ingredients.

Get the recipe from Ambitious Kitchen.

7
Coffee Baked
Oatmeal

Serves: 6
Nutrition: 135 calories, 2.6 g total fat (.6 g saturated fat), 175 mg sodium, 24.1 g carbs, 4.6 g fiber, 4.6 g sugar, 4.6 g protein

Coffee lovers, rejoice! This oatmeal packs in a whole cup of brewed coffee, with all of its brain preserving, diabetes-defending, cancer-fighting powers, it will make sure you stay wide awake through your morning meetings in addition to tasting great!

Get the recipe from Kims Cravings.

8
Snickerdoodle
Baked Oatmeal

Serves: 1
Nutrition: 219 calories, 3.7 g total fat (.6 g saturated fat), 211 mg sodium, 40.5 g carbs, 5 g fiber, 10.1 g sugar, 6.3 g protein (Calculated using unsweetened almond milk)

This recipe incorporates a surprising ingredient into the mix: zucchini. Although it might sound off-putting, zoats are actually an easy way to sneak veggies into your breakfast. Try peeling the dark green skin off of the zucchini before adding it to the oatmeal and you won't see a trace of green.

Get the recipe from The Oatmeal Artist.

9
Pina Colada
Baked Oatmeal

Serves: 6
Nutrition: 392 calories, 24.8 g total fat (16 g saturated fat), 128 mg sodium, 37.6 g carbs, 4.8 g fiber, 13 g sugar, 8.3 g protein

Close your eyes and go to your happy place with this tropical inspired baked oatmeal. Coconut, cashews, and digestion-aiding ginger are baked together into a harmonious, filling dish.

Get the recipe from Five Heart Home.

10
Cowboy Cookie
Baked Oatmeal

Serves: 1
Nutrition: 368 calories, 19.1 g total fat ( 5.7 g saturated fat), 190 mg sodium, 41.2 g carbs, 6.6 g fiber, 9.9 g sugar, 9.5 g protein

The chocolate chips and dates in this recipe give it the perfect amount of satisfying sweetness. And with healthy fats from the coconut and pecans, this recipe is a total hit with both kids and adults.

Get the recipe from The Breakfast Drama Queen.

11
Blueberry
Baked Oatmeal

Serves: 6
Nutrition: 228 calories, 13.6 g total fat (10.4 g saturated fat), 26 mg sodium, 22.3 g carbs, 4.4 g fiber, 8.7 g sugar, 4.7 g protein

This baked oatmeal is heart disease's worst enemy. While the fiber in the oats wards off bad cholesterol, the high phytonutrient and flavonoid content in the blueberries, protect against degenerative diseases. Oh yeah, and it's delicious.

Get the recipe from Bakers Royale.

12
Mixed Berry
Vanilla Baked Oatmeal

Serves: 6
Nutrition: 208 calories, 9.6 g total fat (6.3 g saturated fat), 297 mg sodium, 28.2 g carbs, 2.5 g fiber, 20.9 g sugar, 2.8 g protein

With only 208 calories, you can't go wrong with this baked oatmeal for breakfast. Don't go crazy with it, though; it's a little higher in sugar than our other picks.

Get the recipe from Celebrating Sweets.

13
Almond Joy
Baked Oatmeal

Serves: 2
Nutrition: 289 calories, 8 g total fat (4.1 g saturated fat), 149 mg sodium, 50.3 g carbs, 8.4 g fiber, 15.5 g sugar, 5.4 g protein (Calculated using almond milk)

Reminiscent of your favorite candy bar but without all the unnecessary sugars and preservatives, this breakfast item will only feel like you're indulging. Your taste buds and your waistline will both thank you!

Get the recipe from The Breakfast Drama Queen.

14
Lemon Lover's
Baked Oatmeal

Serves: 1
Nutrition: 292 g calories, 10.4 g total fat (7.2 g saturated fat), 173 mg sodium, 44.5 g carbs, 6.5 g fiber, 9.7 g sugar, 7.1 g protein (Calculated using unsweetened almond milk)

The lemon extract is the game-changer in this recipe and will perk up your morning almost as fast as your cuppa joe. We love the flavor profile of this not-and-ounce-of-added-sugar baked oatmeal.

Get the recipe from The Oatmeal Artist.

15
Baked Pumpkin
Pie Oatmeal

Serves: 6
Nutrition: 282 calories, 4 g total fat (.6 g saturated fat), 170 mg sodium, 55 g carbs, 8.4 g fiber, 17.4 g sugar, 8.2 g protein

Who said you have to wait until Thanksgiving time to enjoy a healthy dose of pumpkin? Stores sell the canned stuff all year long after all, which means you can enjoy this warm, banana topped oatmeal recipe anytime you want, and you should! Pumpkins orangey flesh improves your complexion, giving you a more sun-kissed appearance. With more fiber and protein than sugar, it's a natural appetite suppressant and fat burner.

Get the recipe from Ambitious Kitchen.


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