|25 min||35 min||1 h||6|
|2 cup||Almond milk, unsweetened|
|2 medium||Apple (peeled, diced)|
|1/2 cup||Applesauce, unsweetened|
|1 tsp||Baking powder|
|2 tbsp unpacked||Brown sugar (or coconut sugar)|
|1/2 tsp||Ginger, ground|
|1/4 cup||Maple syrup|
|1/4 tsp||Nutmeg, ground (or freshly grated)|
|1 medium||Pear (peeled, diced)|
|2 1/4 cup||Rolled oats- Gluten Free|
|1/2 tsp||Sea salt, fine|
|2 tsp||Vanilla extract, pure|
|1/2 cup||Walnuts (chopped, optional)|
1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
2. Lightly grease a 2L casserole dish.
3. In a large bowl, combine the rolled oats, sugar, cinnamon, baking powder, ginger, salt and nutmeg. mix well.
4. In a separate bowl, combine the almond milk, applesauce, maple syrup and vanilla and stir well to combine.
5. Pour the liquid mixture over the oat mixture and stir until combined. The mixture will have a soapy consistency. Fold in the chopped apples and pear.
6. Spoon the oatmeal mixture into the prepared casserole dish and smooth out the top. Sprinkle the walnuts (if using) on top and gently press them down into the oatmeal with your hands.
7. Bake, uncovered for 35-45 minutes, or until the oatmeal is bubbly around the corners and the apples are fork-tender.
8. Cool the oatmeal for 5-10 minutes before serving. Enjoy with some almond milk and a drizzle of maple syrup if desired. Will keep for 5-6 days in fridge.
contain soluble fiber which may help to prevent spikes in blood glucose by delaying the absorption of glucose in the blood.