Carrot Cake Baked Oatmeal
Carrot cake & oatmeal? YES please!! This is SO good!!
Decadent but healthy & WW friendly! A must make!!!
Full recipe in YouTube video below
2 cups Rolled Oats
2 cups boiling Water
1/2 cup canned Pumpkin (Applesauce or Banana)
1 Egg (or Flax Egg)
1/4 cup Syrup
1/4 Protein Powder (I used LivWell- https://www.livwellnutrition.com/#a_aid=jennswwjourney
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1/4 cup Hemp Seeds
1 cup grated Carrots
1/2 cup chopped Pecans (or nut of choice)
1/4 cup Unsweetened Coconut flakes
1/4 cup chopped Medjool Dates
2 teaspoons Cinnamon
1 cup Almond Milk
Add the oats and boiling water to a bowl and let sit 10-15 minutes or until oats have softened.
In a small bowl, stir together the applesauce, egg, syrup and protein powder. Pour this mixture into the softened oats and stir to combine.
Add the remaining ingredients and stir to combine.
Pour mixture into a greased 9x13 baking dish. Top with additional carrots or nuts if desired (make sure to add the points!)
Bake at 375 degrees for 50-60 minutes. Allow to cool slightly, then cut into 8 squares.
8 Servings: 271 calories per serving
8sp (blue & green)
w/ Sugar Free Syrup:
7sp (blue & green)
Recipe inspiration from simplyquinoa.com