oats

Baked Oatmeal

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Why just eat your oatmeal from a bowl when you can bake it.

Back to school raspberry granola bars

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Base and topping are made with the same mixture, with a delicious layer of preserves in the middle. Yum!

Peanut Butter Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie

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A healthier Peanut Butter Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie and an inspirational story about life.

Not Nutter Butters

Not Nutter Butters

Need someone to translate that title for you? Me, too. Or we can just take a hint from this drool-worthy photo and guess that it involves something that will make our bellies sing with delight. (Peanut butter and oats may also be involved.)

Recipe: Not Nutter Butters 

Pomegranate White Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Pomegranate White Chocolate Chunk Cookies

These cookies are "fun, festive, and oh so delicious!" The pomegranate arils add a pop of "color and flavor" to these otherwise traditional white chocolate chunk cookies. And, I'm loving the oats in Maria's batter - it's always nice to have a dash of healthy during this decadent season!

Recipe: Pomegranate White Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Drivin' Me Nuts Granola

Drivin' Me Nuts Granola

CeeCee baked up this wonderful granola with seasonal cranberries, 2 kinds of nuts, and a yummy blend of spices that filled her kitchen with a heavenly aroma. I can attest to the benefits of baking your own granola, and how having it around can drive you nuts trying to not eat it all yourself! Perhaps that's why CeeCee points out that it makes a great hostess gift. ;) 

Recipe: Drivin' Me Nuts Granola

Birthday Girl's Granola

Birthday Girl's Granola

A delicious - and healthy - way to start the day!

[especially when it's your special day - happy birthday Patricia! :D xo, p+c] 

Recipe: Baked’s granola

(note: can be made gluten-free using gluten-free oats)

Chia Banana Bars

Chia Banana Bars

from pattycake

If you're tired of all the richer baking recipes out there and feel the need to head for something healthy, easy to make, and gluten-free (if using the appropriate oats) while still remaining absolutely scrumptious, these bars will be like the baked version of the holy grail. Amen to that!

Recipe: Chia Banana Bars

Plum Crumble

Plum Crumble

You want your plum crumble and you want it now? Easy enough! Follow the simple instructions of this scrumptious-looking recipe, and your tastebuds will be pleased in no time at all. Eat up, you can thank us later.

Recipe: Plum Crumble

Chickpea Granola Bars

Chickpea Granola Bars

A moist, filling, not-too-sweet, protein-rich, vegan granola bar that's got the granola-freak in me very excited - they sound and look so good! Since I'm already loving black beans in my brownies, chickpeas in granola bars just makes sense - no?

Recipe: Chickpea Granola Bars

(These can also be made gluten-free if you use gluten-free oats.)