Pumpkin Oatmeal Bake (Vegan)

Yes, most of my recipes include oats. They are easy to bake with, versatile, and affordable. Trader Joe’s has a big bag of GF old-fashioned oats for about $6 and it lasts! All the other ingredients you probably have on hand already, especially if you bake often. These are great on their own as a snack (I like to top mine with PB) or in a yogurt bowl with fruit.

Included in this yummy bake are pecans, chia seeds, protein powder & chocolate chips. You can add whatever you want – no nuts, walnuts, pumpkin seeds, the options are all yours! Having these available are a great distraction from the usual packaged bars that we have. Grab the recipe below and get baking.

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Pumpkin Oatmeal Bake (Vegan)

cherise.mazur
Yummy & simple oatmeal bake. Great for breakfast with yogurt or enjoy as a quick snack (post/pre workout)

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups rolled Oats (GF I necessary)f
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 3/4 cup almond milk
  • 1/3 cup pure maple syrup (or honey)
  • 3/4 cup pure pumpkin
  • 1 flax egg (1 tbs flax & 2-3 tbs water)
  • 1/4 cup vegan protein powder (I used Vital Proteins Chocolate Collagen Powder)
  • 1/4 cup chia seeds
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp pumkin spice (I just sprinkle It I)n
  • 1/2 cup choclate chips or just sprinkle away on top!

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 375F
  • Grease a 9"x13" pan well
  • In a large bowl, add the rolled oats and the boiling water. Let sit for 10 minutes for the oats to absorb.
  • Mix in pumpkin, flas egg, syrup, protein powder & milk to combine well.
  • Next stir in the rest of the ingredients then pour into greased pan.
  • Top with chocolate chips and sprinkle with a bit more pumpkin spice (optional)
  • Bake for 50-55 minutes. Let cool. Cut. Enjoy
  • Can wrap individually and freeze for 3 months. Or keep in fridge for 5 days.

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