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Almond Butter & Banana Baked Oatmeal Cups

Almond butter, almonds, oatmeal and banana baked in muffin pans the night before a busy work week, makes for quick and satisfying breakfasts…or a tasty after school snack 🙂

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Serves: 5          Prep Time: 5 mins          Ready In: 30 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup almond butter (or peanut butter if you prefer)
  • 3/4 cup almond milk (or regular milk if you prefer)
  • 1 over-ripe banana
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 1.5 cups of oats
  • 1/4 cup almonds, sliced

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 and grease muffin pan
  2. Combine almond butter, milk and banana in a small bowl. Stir by hand until well combined.
  3. Add remaining ingredients and stir to combine
  4. Spoon mixture to fill approximately 5 muffin cups
  5. Top with a slice of banana and additional almonds, if desired
  6. Bake on the middle rack for 20-25 minutes
  7. Let cool for 5-10 minutes and remove from pan

ENJOY!

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Cran-Apple Oatmeal Cups

Cranberries and apples collide with ginger and cinnamon to create a fall favourite recipe of mine. These baked oatmeal cups make an excellent breakfast-on-the run, a perfect mid-morning snack, and freeze well for future cravings!

Serves: 6          Prep Time: 5 minutes          Ready In: 40 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups of rolled oats (I prefer large flakes)
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts or pecans
  • 2 tsp of cinnamon
  • 1 tsp of ground ginger
  • 1/2 cup of frozen cranberries
  • 1 small apple, cored and chopped
  • 1/2 cup of apple sauce
  • 1/3 cup of honey
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 tbsp of unsweetened almond milk (or milk of your choice)
  • 2 tbsp of plain greek yogurt

Directions:

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees

2. Mix the oats, nuts and spices in a small bowl

3. In a large bowl, combine wet ingredients.

4. Incorporate dry ingredients, and stir until well combined.

5. Spoon batter into 6 greased muffin pans

6. Bake for 15-20 minutes

7. Remove from oven and place the muffin pan on a wire rack. Allow the baked oatmeal to cool for at least 20 minutes before removing from the pan.

8. Serve with a dollop of yogurt or enjoy it on its own.

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