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Hearty apple cinnamon baked oatmeal is a wholesome, filling, and delicious way to start the day with 7 grams of protein and under 300 calories!

Apple Cinnamon Baked Oatmeal

Talk about a power breakfast, this baked oatmeal has quinoa, oats and flax! Its hearty and loaded with all the nutritious goodies that you need to kick the day off… without tasting too excessively granola health nutty.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 9 servings
Calories 278kcal
Author Christy


  • 1 cup rolled (old fashioned oats)
  • 1 cup quinoa (rinsed)
  • 1/4 cup ground flax
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 3 cups chopped apple (about 2 medium apples)
  • 2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 2 1/2 cups milk (I used almond)
  • 1 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 egg (or flax egg if vegan)


  • Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).
  • Grease a 9 x 12 inch baking dish with butter or coconut oil.
  • In a medium sized bowl, mix oats, quinoa, flax, pecans, apple, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt, and baking soda.
  • In a separate bowl, mix maple syrup, milk, vanilla, and egg. Use a whisk or electric mixer to mix thoroughly.
  • Spread quinoa oat mixture evenly throughout prepared baking dish. Pour milk mixture on top and put pan in oven.
  • Bake for 40 - 45 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool for 5 minutes before serving. If desired, sprinkle an additional 1/4 cup of toasted chopped pecans to the top before cutting and serving.


Calories: 278kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 25mg | Sodium: 297mg | Potassium: 372mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 160IU | Vitamin C: 1.9mg | Calcium: 135mg | Iron: 1.9mg