Looking for an easy breakfast that is delicious AND heart-healthy? These baked oatmeal cups are both nutritious and convenient. Make a batch on Sunday and store them in the fridge for a quick grab-n-go breakfast. These cups are a good source of protein, healthy fats, and vitamins, and also low in saturated fat and added sugars. Ingredients like oats, eggs, nuts, seeds, and fruit help control blood pressure and cholesterol, while the chia seeds and oats are a good source of fiber. Bonus: these are flavored with maple syrup, which offers additional antioxidants.
- 2 cups rolled oats
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 2 teaspoons cinnamon
- 2 T chia seeds
- 2 tsp salt
- 1/3 cup maple syrup
- 1 1/2 cup milk of choice
- 1 egg
- 1 T butter, melted
- 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
- 1 egg
- 2 T chocolate chips
- 2 T dried cranberries
- 2 T banana chips
- Preheat oven to 375 F.
- In a large bowl, mix together oats, baking powder, chia seeds, salt, and cinnamon.
- In a separate bowl, whisk together eggs. Add in the milk, maple syrup, butter, and vanilla.
- Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients. Mix together.
- Line a muffin tin with 9 paper cups. Spoon the mixture into each cup until 3/4 of the way full.
- Sprinkle the toppings over each muffin cup. Bake for 25 minutes or until the cups are set. Eat warm
** yields around 9 oatmeal cups
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