A cozy bowl of creamy Baked Pear Cinnamon Oatmeal, topped with raw almonds and drizzles of nut butter. Warming flavors that are perfect for fall and winter breakfasts! This breakfast recipe is super quick and simple to make. Vegan, gluten-free, refined sugar free and oil free (sos free).
💡 The recipe in a nutshell
- Vegan (eggless and dairy free)
- Whole Foods Plant Based
- Warming and comforting flavors
- Quick and easy breakfast
- Beginner friendly
- SOS free (refined sugar free, no oil, no salt)
🍂 Perfect for fall season
Need a break from pumpkins? Pears are typically in season and most flavorful from late August to October - making them the perfect fruit to ring in the cold seasons. When the temperatures start dropping, we need some warm and cozy breakfasts! This fall themed oatmeal is a filling, and satisfying breakfast that is addicting. Such an easy yet fancy way to cook your breakfast oats.
This recipe requires few ingredients and is whipped up quite quickly.
- Pears, such as Bosc pears
- Lemon juice
- Date syrup, either a store-bought variety or homemade
- Old-fashioned oats
- Unsweetened applesauce
- Ground Cinnamon
- Optional: sweetener of choice, eg: date syrup
💭 Should I peel the pears?
No need! You can use washed pears as-is. However, feel free to peel them if you prefer it that way. Either way works fine!
Baked Pear Cinnamon Oatmeal
- 2 pears, halved (such as Bosc pears)
- 1 tablespoon water, filtered
- 1 tablespoon of lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 2 tablespoon date syrup
- 1 cup old fashioned oats (for gluten free, use GF oats)
- 1 ½ cups water
- ½ cup unsweetened applesauce
- 2 teaspoon cinnamon
- optional: sweetener of choice such as date, agave or maple syrup, coconut sugar
- a couple raw almonds
- 1 tablespoon creamy peanut butter, or other nut butter of choice
Preparing baked pears
- Preheat your oven to 180°C / 350°F and prepare an oven-safe baking dish.
- Slice pears into halves lengthwise, remove the seeds. In a small bowl mix water, lemon juice, spices, and date syrup. Cover the pears with the ingredients and give the bowl a little shake so the ingredients mix and cover all the pears. Place pears flat side down in your baking dish, or on the tray. You should end up with 4 flat pear pieces. Bake for about 15 minutes or until the pears are tender. While the pears are baking, prepare oatmeal.
- Add oats, water, and applesauce to a saucepan and place over medium heat, bringing to a low boil and cooking until thickened, stirring occasionally (about 3-5 minutes). Lower heat to low and add spices. Stir to combine until smooth and continue to cook and stir until your desired consistency is reached (roughly another 3-5 minutes). If you prefer your oats runnier, feel free to add more water (or plant milk). If you prefer them thicker, cook for a bit longer.
- Transfer to a bowl, garnish with some almonds, nut butter, and bakes pear slices, and/or whatever else your heart desires. I like scraping and mixing half of the pear into the oats while eating!
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