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Blueberry Oatmeal Crisp


Blueberry Oatmeal Crisp

Serves: 6

Category: Breakfast
Author: www.drfuhrman.com
Tags: Kid-Friendly

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This baked oatmeal crisp is packed with blueberries and other healthful ingredients. Perfect for breakfast, but so good, you might want to serve it for dessert.

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Ingredients:

2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries, divided
2 cups soy, hemp or almond milk
1 1/2 cups rolled oats
2 ripe bananas, sliced
2 tablespoons chia seeds
1/4 cup raisins
1/4 cup unsweetened coconut, lightly toasted
1/4 cup chopped walnuts or pecans
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon alcohol free vanilla extract

Instructions:

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

Blend one cup of the blueberries and the non-dairy milk. Pour into a 9 X 13 baking dish. Stir in sliced bananas.

In a bowl, mix remaining cup of blueberries, oats, chia seeds, raisins, coconut, walnuts, cinnamon and vanilla.

Add to baking dish and mix thoroughly. Bake for 20 minutes or until top is slightly browned.

Calories 275; Protein 8 g; Carbohydrates 43 g; Total Fat 9.9 g; Saturated Fat 3.1 g; Cholesterol 0 mg; Sodium 46 mg; Fiber 7.3 g; Beta-Carotene 29 ug; Vitamin C 9 mg; Calcium 58 mg; Iron 6.5 mg; Folate 31 ug; Magnesium 58 mg; Zinc 0.6 mg; Selenium 7.2 ug

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rtschumacher

06/21/2014 09:00 AM

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Added oats with milk and fruit. Mixed remaining ingredients together.
Sprinkled on top. Baked. I could have eaten all of it. SO Good.

Ivana

06/25/2014 02:31 PM

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I am not sure why it's necessary to bake this. It's perfect just raw. Yummy!! Plus, if you don't bake it, you avoid acrylamide formation.
This comment was last edited on 06/25/2014 02:33 PM

parrotfur

06/26/2014 06:41 AM

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What in the world??? acrylamide formation????

LiseW07

06/26/2014 07:31 AM

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Hum...wondering what that formation is as well

Jemoiselle

06/26/2014 02:27 PM

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I think Ivana was referring to the chemical change food undergoes when browned, forming acrylamides which are indeed known to be carcinogenic. The darker something is browned, the higher the content. At least, that is my understanding. This is why we prefer to steam veggies than roast or grill them, and is also why you'll notice a lot of the desserts are cooked at lower temps to avoid unnecessarily browning them. Hope that helps, and if you want more info I bet there is an article in the member's library.

Jemoiselle

06/26/2014 11:39 PM

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I think Ivana was referring to the chemical change food undergoes when browned, forming acrylamides which are indeed known to be carcinogenic. The darker something is browned, the higher the content. At least, that is my understanding. This is why we prefer to steam veggies than roast or grill them, and is also why you'll notice a lot of the desserts are cooked at lower temps to avoid unnecessarily browning them. Hope that helps, and if you want more info I bet there is an article in the member's library.

metalfd

06/27/2014 09:09 PM

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too many ingredients
can't you recommend something simpler

petrob2

06/28/2014 10:06 PM

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can you use another fruit instead of bananas ?

hbielich

06/29/2014 12:46 PM

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I don't know how to see when the top is slightly browned because if you mix oat mixture thoroughly into the blended berries as directed it all turns blue. I never was able to get it to "crisp" even after letting it bake for 35 minutes.
Even so, it was very good.
If you want something simpler and quicker try the Quick Banana Berry breakfast To Go. We like it about as much as this recipe. We also use it when cooled as a sort of jam spread with almond butter on Ezekiel or sprouted bread!

fdfd

07/01/2014 07:27 PM

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I have made this several times, and we love it. Halving the recipe still makes enough to fit into a 9x9 pan, which is plenty for two us with leftovers for another day. To the person who thinks there are too many ingredients, just leave a few out if you want. For me, though, it is a perfect mixture of fabulous foods, and is a real taste treat, since we have smoothies most mornings.
An update, as I made this again yesterday, but had a ripe red pear and a ripe peach I needed to use. I substituted those for the second cup of blueberries. I also added 2 T. of arrowroot powder, 1 ripe avocado and 2 T. of ground flaxseed when I blended up the 1 C. of blueberries and almond milk. It thickened up as it baked, and made a very nice consistency and flavor.
This comment was last edited on 07/28/2014 11:57 AM

Mini99

07/03/2014 09:23 AM

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This recipe tastes sooooo delicious and all of the ingredients are healthy, but it really wasn't much of a "crisp." I had to bake it for much longer than the recipe called for and I added more than triple the amount of oats that the recipe called for, as well. It was just too watery when mixing all of the ingredients in a large bowl. (after blending some, as the recipe described.) Adding more oats made it much less liquidy and more like a cereal. Overall, though, it was easy to make and very delicious! I will def be making this again.

LettuceLeaf

09/05/2015 08:22 PM

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This is a very tasty recipe.

tdh1991

10/24/2015 08:34 PM

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My husband and I really liked this. I adapted the recipe a little bit. I blended 1 cup of blueberries with 1/2 cup almond milk. I used 2 cups of berries to mix in with the oats, chia seeds etc. My berries were frozen, so I baked the crip for 35 min. Very delicious! I will make this again.

Sweet_Sunshine

01/15/2017 10:55 AM

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Absolutely delicious, and naturally sweet!  I may try a little less hemp milk and then broil it for a minute at the end to get it crispier.  My 5 year old granddaughter helped to make it and she loves it!

whoster69

04/25/2018 09:00 PM

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We had to cook this longer to get it to crisp.  I'm not a fan of cooked bananas but these weren't as bad as many cooked banana dishes I have tried.  I think next time I would still put them on top raw after it cooled.  Overall, I liked this and would eat it again.  Rating:  3 out of 5.

rafadello

03/01/2019 09:54 AM

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I love anything with blueberries and bananas! This is now one of my favorite breakfast and/or dessert dishes!