Baked cranberry oatmeal makes for a great healthy start to your day. This easy to make delicious breakfast is naturally sweetened and can be made ahead too!
With Christmas just around the corner I though we could start off this years Christmas recipes with this excellent baked cranberry oatmeal!
This is a quick to make baked oatmeal breakfast with a delicious sweet taste and a fantastic aroma of cinnamon.
It’s very similar to my baked apple and cinnamon oats recipe that I posted just over a year ago.
Lady Lynne and I have been enjoying that ever since!
Sometimes it’s wonderful to just wake up to the delicious amazing aroma of a baked oatmeal breakfast.
It makes you forget all about the nasty weather outside and just concentrate on all thats good!
It’s great for Christmas but as it’s made with dried cranberries it can be made all year round too.
I don’t know about you but I often find fresh cranberries difficult to get at any other time. So I stuck with dried canberries, although you could of course use fresh cranberries!
The inspiration for this baked oatmeal breakfast came about when I was searching for a festive baked cranberry Christmas breakfast.
I couldn’t find one easy enough to make on Google so I decided to make up my own.
My recipes are always as simple as possible.
Please feel free to add any extra ingredients you might like such as some nuts or seeds into the bake to give it an added crunch.
If you do, then why not comment below so as to help other people with some variations on my original recipe? It’s always appreciated!
Why This Healthy Baked Cranberry Oatmeal Is Good For You
- Oats – These are a great source of vitamins and minerals. They also help to protect against heart disease.
- Cranberries – These are full of antioxidants which help to keep our cells healthy.
- Cinnamon – In studies cinnamon has been shown to reduce blood pressure.
- Greek Yogurt – This is an excellent source of calcium, which can help improve bone health.
- Honey – It’s a 100% natural sweetener. Although it’s higher in calories than sugar, because its sweeter less is required!
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Other Oatmeal Christmas Breakfast Recipes You Might Also Like
- Apple spice porridge is a deliciously simple heart-warming breakfast with a sweet apple taste and aromas of cinnamon, it’s literally a hug in a bowl. Perfect for cold winters mornings.
- Chocolate chip banana coconut porridge is the perfect brunch start to your weekend. It takes just 5 minutes to combine oats, chocolate chips, banana and coconut milk into this mouthwatering deliciously creamy breakfast lunch!
- Porridge with blueberries and almonds is a tasty breakfast made from traditional porridge oats. It’s a simple perfect start to the day. Packed full of fibre and energy, it keeps you fuller for longer!
Coming Thursday on Neil’s Healthy Meals
Right, so now that we’ve served up a delicious festive breakfast, how about a lunch?
Next Thursday I’ve got a Creamy Parsnip Soup recipe to tantalise your taste buds.
A small bowl of that (it’s quite filling) could be an excellent starter on Christmas Day or just enjoy it as a perfect winter cure!
Until then I hope you have a great weekend. Have you started your Christmas shopping yet? 😉
Baked Cranberry Oatmeal Recipe
You can put this baked cranberry oatmeal together in 10 minutes. Then pop it into the fridge until the morning. It’ll only take a further 20 minutes to bake.
Or you could even prep and bake this the night before. Then serve it in bowls reheated in the microwave in the morning. Nice and easy!
I’d love to hear what you think of my recipe in the comments below and please do rate my recipe 5* if you like it! 🙂
Baked Cranberry Oatmeal
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- Cooking spray oil
- 100 g porridge oats
- 100 g dried cranberries
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- 100 ml fat free Greek yogurt
- 100 ml skimmed milk
- 2 tbsp honey
- 1 large egg whisked
- Preheat oven to 180C Fan.
- Using the cooking oil spray, lightly grease a small oven proof casserole dish.
- Mix the oats, cranberries and cinnamon in a bowl.
- In a separate bowl whisk together the yogurt, milk, honey and egg.
- Pour the milky liquid mixture into the bowl with the oats, mix well then spoon into the greased casserole dish.
- Place the casserole dish into the centre of the oven and bake for 15 - 20 minutes until the top is slightly golden and crisped.
- Serve in bowls broken up with a little more honey and milk if required.