Heart Healthy Blueberry Walnut Baked Oats

Heart Healthy Blueberry Walnut Baked Oats
Prep Time: 15 Minutes ● Baking Time: 45 Minutes ● Total Time: 1 Hour
Makes 8 Servings


  • 2 mashed bananas
  • 1 1/4 cups skim milk (or plant-based milk of choice)
  • 2 beaten eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 2 cups old fashioned rolled oats
  • ½ cup unflavored protein powder
  • ¼ cup ground flax seed
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons Baking Powder
  • 1 ½ cups blueberries (frozen or
  • fresh)
  • 1 cup walnuts, chopped

1. Preheat oven to 350 F°
2. Grease a 9X9 pan with oil or cooking spray.
3. Mash 2 bananas in a bowl until mostly liquid with some small chunks
4. Add milk, beaten eggs, vanilla, and maple syrup to mashed bananas and mix well
5. In a separate bowl, add oats, flax seed, protein powder, cinnamon, salt, and then sift in 2 tsp baking powder. Mix well
6. Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix well
7. Fold in 1.5 cups blueberries (thaw in cold water first if using frozen) and 1 cup chopped or crushed walnuts – mix until distributed evenly throughout the batter8. Add batter to greased 9×9 baking dish9. Bake in 350 F° oven for 45 minutes OR until the top is lightly golden brown and a toothpick or knife comes out with minimal batter on it10. Let cool for 10 minutes, then serve with additional warmed maple syrup and butter or margarine if desired.

Storage Instructions: These can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 7 days OR frozen for up to 6 months. To reheat from frozen, recommend placing in fridge to thaw for 1-2 days and then microwave for 1-2 minutes.

Make Ahead: These can be prepared up to 24 hours in advance and reheated in the oven at 325 F° for 20-30 minutes or until heated to 165 F° internally.

Nutrient Information

Per 1/8 of recipe: 350 calories, 15 grams total fat (2 grams saturated fat, 13 grams unsaturated fat), 47

 mg cholesterol, 250 mg sodium, 42 grams carbohydrates with 8 grams fiber and 12 grams total sugar (3 grams added sugar), and 20 grams protein