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After an unnecessary absence from blogging, I’m back with a delicious recipe to share.

The days are getting shorter and colder.

Comfort food is making a reappearance this autumn.

P9299686 Cozy up to a warm serving of Vegan Apple Cinnamon Baked Oatmeal for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

P9299670 Mix together the dry ingredients and stir in the sliced apple.

P9299671 Add in the wet ingredients

P9299672 Give it all a good stir and put into the prepared baking dish.

P9299676 Sprinkle the crumble on top and bake.

P9299683 Once the apples are soft and the sides are bubbly, your oatmeal is done!

P9299688 Serve as is, with warm ‘milk’ or maple syrup.

Vegan Apple Cinnamon Baked Oatmeal

Makes 6 servings


  • 2 cups oats
  • 1/3 cup and 2 Tbsp. brown sugar, divided
  • 2 Tbsp. dried fruit such as raisins or dates
  • 1 handful of chopped walnuts or pecans
  • 1 Tbsp. cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp. nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 fresh apple, cored and sliced
  • 1 3/4 cup almond or soy milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 2 Tbsp. and 2 teaspoons ground flaxseed, divided
  • 2 tablespoons warm water
  • 3 Tbsp. wheat germ


  1. Mix 2 Tbsp. water and 2 tsp. of ground flaxseed in a bowl and set aside to thicken. Preheat oven to 350 F (176 C.) Grease a baking dish.
  2. Mix together the oats, cinnamon, nutmeg, 1/3 cup brown sugar, baking powder,  salt, dried fruit and nuts in a large bowl. Stir in the sliced apple.
  3. Add the almond milk, vanilla and apple sauce to the flaxseed mixture and stir into the dry ingredients. Pour mixture into prepared baking dish.
  4. In a small bowl, combine the remaining 2 Tbsp. brown sugar, 2 Tbsp. flaxseed and wheat germ. Sprinkle the crumble over the oatmeal mixture. Bake for 30-40 minutes.
  5. Eat as is or topped with warm almond milk or maple syrup.



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