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Baked Blueberry Coconut Oatmeal

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When Caleb wakes up he usually says four things: hi dad, horses, mommy, and “oat-me.”  He is always excited to start the day and loves eating oatmeal with mommy. We eat oatmeal for breakfast almost every morning.

I usually keep things simple by adding a banana and cinnamon to our oatmeal, but sometimes I like to mix things up by making baked oatmeal. Our new favorite oatmeal is Baked Blueberry Coconut Oatmeal. I love this recipe because it is so simple and we can eat it for almost an entire week. It is great reheated in the microwave with a splash of milk. I love easy breakfast mornings that taste so good!

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I knew Caleb would love this oatmeal because he is obsessed with blueberries. Since blueberries aren’t in season and cost an arm and a leg, I used frozen berries and they worked out just fine. The oatmeal turned a slight blue purplish color, but we didn’t mind. I think Caleb liked the added color:)

I used coconut oil instead of butter and added in shredded coconut. Coconut lovers are going to go crazy for this baked oatmeal.

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Baked Blueberry Coconut Oatmeal is great for serving a crowd or you can make a big pan and reheat it during the week. This recipe makes an 8×8 pan, but you can double it to fill a 9×13 pan.

Warm up with Baked Blueberry Oatmeal. It’s a great way to start the day! And if you are looking for other ways to use coconut oil, here are a few of our favorite recipes:

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Baked Blueberry Coconut Oatmeal

Yield: Serves 6

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 40 minutes

Total Time: 50 minutes

Baked oatmeal with blueberries and coconut is a great morning treat. Make a big pan to feed a crowd or to reheat during the week for an easy healthy breakfast!

Ingredients:

2 cups rolled oats
1 cup unsweetened coconut flakes
1/4 cup light brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
2 cups skim milk
1 large egg
3 tablespoons coconut oil, melted and cooled slightly
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups blueberries (fresh or frozen)

Directions:

1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Grease an 8x8 square baking dish and set aside.

2. In a medium bowl, mix together the oats, coconut, brown sugar, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon.

3. In another medium bowl, whisk together the milk, egg, coconut oil, and vanilla. The coconut oil might get a little lumpy, but that is ok. It will melt when baking.

4. Arrange two-thirds of the blueberries on the bottom of the prepared baking dish. Pour the oat mixture evenly over the berries. Pour the milk mixture over the oats. Gently shake the baking dish to make sure the milk covers the oats evenly. Sprinkle the remaining blueberries on top of the oats.

5. Bake for 40 minutes, until the top is golden and oatmeal is set. Let cool for 5 minutes and serve warm.

Note-this baked oatmeal is great reheated in the microwave. We like to add a splash of milk!

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136 Responses to “Baked Blueberry Coconut Oatmeal”

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    Averie @ Averie Cooks — February 18, 2013 @ 4:35 am

    I love the looks of this!! Last week I made blueberry bread and just posted about coconut oil…I need to pair them. I can only imagine how good this smells and tastes! YUM :)

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    Emily @ Life on Food — February 18, 2013 @ 6:35 am

    This recipe makes me want to jump up and start making it right now so I can have some for breakfast today. Great combination of flavors.

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    Erica — February 18, 2013 @ 7:36 am

    I love that little man is such an oatmeal fan! Kay likes it too! Shes always trying to steal some of mine (even after shes had her own!!). The blueberries are a great addition

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    Yummy! Love the blueberry and coconut combination! Looks delish! Can’t wait to bake this recipe up!!!

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    Jen @ Savory Simple — February 18, 2013 @ 7:57 am

    What a perfect breakfast. Warm blueberries are the best.

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    katie — February 18, 2013 @ 8:20 am

    I’m in love with blueberries and the ones we are getting in Florida right now are plump and juicy. I definitely need to give this a try!

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    Liz @ The Lemon Bowl — February 18, 2013 @ 8:21 am

    I love that Caleb wakes up saying “oat me”!!!! This looks insane!

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    Sylvia — February 18, 2013 @ 8:53 am

    Love this idea! I’ve made baked oatmeal before, but it had tons of sugar and maybe even cream. Going to try this, because my tot loves oatmeal and blueberries!

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    Meghan @ The Tasty Fork — February 18, 2013 @ 9:02 am

    I’m obsessed with coconut oil!! I love adding it to anything that makes sense! This recipe looks amazing. Totally pinning!

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    Jenny Flake — February 18, 2013 @ 9:05 am

    This looks so great Maria! Delish!

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    Kevin @ Closet Cooking — February 18, 2013 @ 9:08 am

    You can’t go wrong with that flavour combo for breakfast!

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    Kim @ Soliloquy Of Food & Such — February 18, 2013 @ 9:08 am

    I am always looking for a good make ahead to last throughout the week. Yes, and “Oat Me”? (priceless)

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    Aimee @ Simple Bites — February 18, 2013 @ 9:28 am

    So yummy, Maria! We love baked oatmeal around here, now I just need to convince my kids about the blueberries. =)

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    Jessica@AKitchenAddiction — February 18, 2013 @ 9:47 am

    I love the blueberry and coconut combination! Perfect breakfast!

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    Elizabeth@ Food Ramblings — February 18, 2013 @ 9:55 am

    bookmarking to make later!

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    marla — February 18, 2013 @ 9:59 am

    Love baked oatmeal ~ especially with blueberries!

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    Jenna — February 18, 2013 @ 10:03 am

    This looks like a wonderful way to start the day

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    Robyn | Add a Pinch — February 18, 2013 @ 10:08 am

    We love baked oatmeal and this looks fantastic, Maria!

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    Sommer@ASpicyPerspective — February 18, 2013 @ 10:13 am

    Man… I wish I would have eaten THIS for breakfast!

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    HeatherChristo — February 18, 2013 @ 10:16 am

    I’m with Caleb, “OAT ME”! this looks great!

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    Heather — February 18, 2013 @ 10:20 am

    Have you thought about baking this in muffin tins for easy portions? How long do you think they would bake in a muffin tin?

    • Two Peas replied: — February 18th, 2013 @ 1:42 pm

      I haven’t made this recipe in muffin tins, but I have made other baked oatmeal recipes and it always turns out great! I would bake them for half the time. Just watch it:)

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    Megan {Country Cleaver} — February 18, 2013 @ 10:30 am

    I really have to get on the baked oat meal bandwagon! Blue berry and coconut is one of my favorite flavor combos. Caleb has impecable taste in his morning “oat-me!”. Geez that kid is too cute for words!

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    Marjory — February 18, 2013 @ 10:41 am

    We have oatmeal almost every morning too. Love the twist with coconut!

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    Marian (Sweetopia) — February 18, 2013 @ 10:49 am

    I have oatmeal almost every morning too – love this combination and will try it this week!

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    Amanda — February 18, 2013 @ 10:51 am

    Sounds pretty amazing!

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    sally @ sallys baking addiction — February 18, 2013 @ 11:00 am

    Hi Maria! This looks like my kind of breakfast. I make baked oatmeal a lot during the chilly winter months. I like to add strawberries. Blueberry and coconut would be a nice change up. I love using coconut oil :)

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    Carla @ Carlas Confections — February 18, 2013 @ 11:12 am

    Haha too cute! Oat-me :) This oat-me looks so perfect!

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    Julie @ Table for Two — February 18, 2013 @ 11:15 am

    LOL that is sooo cute!! “oat-me” you have a cutie :) i have oatmeal every morning and this looks like the perfect oatmeal to have! so filling and full of flavor!

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    vicki m — February 18, 2013 @ 12:14 pm

    in the oven as i type… toasted the coconut before adding and topped with toasted almonds (need crunch)… looking forward to diving in… thx for the recipe ❤

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    vicki m — February 18, 2013 @ 12:26 pm

    update… just took it out of the oven… eating it warm with a bit of coffee-mate low-fat vanilla natural bliss creamer… all i can say is ‘heaven’ …dessert for breakfast need i say more

    • Two Peas replied: — February 18th, 2013 @ 1:41 pm

      Yay! So glad you liked it! Thanks for letting us know!

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    Emily — February 18, 2013 @ 12:31 pm

    This sounds delish, but my favorite part is that “horses” is also on his top list of words hahaha. Love the little stories you always add to posts!

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    Marcie @ Flavor the Moments — February 18, 2013 @ 12:37 pm

    I can’t make enough baked oatmeal, and this one has one of my favorite flavor combos — blueberries and coconut. I think maple syrup would be fabulous in here, too!

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    Heidi — February 18, 2013 @ 1:08 pm

    After making your amazing Coconut granola……that I am totally addicted to…..I will make every coconut recipe you come out with! Yum, yum….this look awesome! Thanks so much.

    • Two Peas replied: — February 18th, 2013 @ 1:40 pm

      I am glad you like the coconut granola!

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    Ashley — February 18, 2013 @ 2:01 pm

    This sounds wonderful! I love making oatmeal for my toddler and myself to enjoy all week as well. So easy and delicious. This version looks like a must try!

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    Leslie Seror — February 18, 2013 @ 2:49 pm

    Yum. I have everything on hand except the coconut oil. Can I use something instead of coconut oil?

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    naomi — February 18, 2013 @ 2:52 pm

    He is so adorable. I love the oat-me and this breakfast!

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    Diane {Created by Diane} — February 18, 2013 @ 3:12 pm

    sounds like the perfect breakfast for me I LOVE blueberries!

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    Cookbook Queen — February 18, 2013 @ 3:18 pm

    I love coconut and I think we’d love this oatmeal…I really like the firm texture of it :) And Caleb is SO adorable…I can’t wait til Lucy starts talking too!!

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    Capturing Joy with Kristen Duke — February 18, 2013 @ 4:07 pm

    excited to use my coconut oil, I’ve got it, but scared to substitute with it!! this looks scrumptious! (Saw you were at BYB13 with a few of my buddies and am sad I couldn’t be there…looked fun!!

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    gina @ skinnytaste — February 18, 2013 @ 4:22 pm

    Baked oatmeal is one of my favorite things to have for breakfast. Especially with Blueberries!

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