3-Step Chai Baked Oatmeal Recipe

Recipe posted in: Flex Meals & Snacks, Main Courses
Cut a square of baked oatmeal and take it on-the-go

Transform your bowl of oats into a moist and decadent bakery treat, with no guilt or blood sugar spike! Featuring a medley of warm spices, plump raisins and crunchy nuts, our Chai Baked Oatmeal recipe is a healthy breakfast that could double as dessert. It slices up perfectly into fiber-rich, grab-and-go baked oat bars that are great for those busy mornings when you’re running out the door.

When you’re trying to lose weight, easy recipes that fit into your meal prep routine are essential. We’re here to help with a make-ahead Flex breakfast that is delicious and nutritious! Chai Baked Oatmeal is everything you want in a morning meal: It’s smart, satisfying and super simple to make. Plus, it’s packed with a blend of flavorful spices that are perfect for fall.

Plenty of Substitution Options In This Baked Oatmeal Recipe

Cut a square of baked oatmeal and take it on-the-goAs you can see in the recipe below, it only takes three easy steps to make these baked oats. That first step is perhaps the easiest of them all since you just need to preheat that oven! You’ll bake this Chai Baked Oatmeal casserole at 350 degrees.

While the oven is preheating, combine all the ingredients in a bowl and then pour them into a greased baking pan. Of course, you’ll need some old-fashioned dry oats. To hold it all together, we use nonfat plain Greek yogurt, eggs, baking soda and applesauce for extra moisture and fall flavor. To add some texture, pour in some pecans and golden raisins.

And finally, the flavor! We created our own chai spice blend by combining vanilla extract, cinnamon, allspice, ground cloves, cardamom, ground ginger and black pepper. You can feel free to swap out whatever spices work best for you and whoever else will be eating this oatmeal.

Throw it all in the oven and bake your oats for about 30 to 35 minutes. When it’s finished, let it cool and slice it into squares or granola bars. You can package them up into individual containers for easy grabbing and going! This recipe makes nine servings, so it’s great for your weekly meal prep. Even your family will love these sweet and spicy granola bars!

If you’re losing weight with Nutrisystem, you can log this breakfast as one PowerFuel and one SmartCarb in your NuMi app journal. It contains 216 calories. If you’d like to pump up the protein, feel free to serve it with another PowerFuel serving. Enjoy it with a glass of skim milk, a handful of nuts or some low-fat vanilla yogurt.

If you’re looking for more creative and delicious ways to cook up your oats, check out the other healthy recipes below!:

No time for baking? No worries! Nutrisystem offers plenty of tasty breakfast options that feature oats. You’ll love our Granola Cereal, Apple Walnut Oatmeal and Cinnamon Brown Sugar Oat Square.

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Servings: 9

Calories per Serving: 216

On Nutrisystem, Count As: 1 PowerFuel and 1 SmartCarb

Ingredients:

  • 3 cups old fashion oats, dry
  • 2 cups nonfat plain Greek yogurt
  • 3 eggs
  • ½ cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 2 tsp. cinnamon
  • ½ tsp. allspice
  • ¼ tsp. ground cloves
  • ¼ tsp. cardamom
  • ¼ tsp. ground ginger
  • 1/8 tsp. black pepper
  • ½ cup golden raisins
  • ½ pecans, halved

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Combine all ingredients and pour into a greased baking pan.
  3. Bake for 30-35 minutes.
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