This healthy baked Pumpkin Oatmeal was actually a whole family pleaser, with the kids actually bargaining (we try to do that instead of arguing) over who was going to have the last piece for breakfast the next day.
We like to bake our oatmeal ahead of time, and re-heat it in the morning, but you can also mix it up the day before and just popped in the oven in the morning. Either way you will have a nice warm, hearty and healthy breakfast.
This baked Pumpkin Oatmeal is sweetened with natural maple syrup, and contains no oils or butter. The pumpkin puree is enough to add the moisture you need.
Feel free to omit the pecans or walnuts if you want it to be nut free. You can make the recipe your own – Try adding dried cranberries or sunflower seeds to change things up a bit.
Love Baked Pumpkin Oatmeal? Here are a few more make-ahead breakfast ideas:
- Sheet Pan Eggs
- Make-Ahead Baked French Toast
- Gluten Free Sheet Pan Pancakes
- Smoked Salmon and Veggie Frittata
- Overnight Holiday Breakfast Casserole
Side Note: Now, I know, not all of you can eat oats, even if they are gluten free. However, a number of us can tolerate them without any problems. Just make sure your oats are labeled “Gluten Free” on the package. If you’re unsure, please talk to your doctor about it.
Images updated October 2018.