This Zucchini Blueberry Baked Oatmeal is the perfect weekend breakfast or make-ahead meal that makes for dreamy leftovers. Full of delicious flavors, this healthy baked oatmeal recipe will become a breakfast staple.Jump to Recipe
Zucchini Blueberry Baked Oatmeal
I’m a sucker for a delicious and easy breakfast recipe that serves up vegetables in a creative way! And this healthy blueberry baked oatmeal 100% checks all those boxes.
If you are new to baked oatmeal, hold onto your hats! This is like delicious cake meets healthy oatmeal. Sounds amazing, right? That is because it is! Plus its wildly easy to whip up first thing in the morning or throw together at night and bake while you are getting ready for your day.
Plus, it will make your house smell dreamy while it bakes to perfections.
Why I love and adore this zucchini baked blueberry oatmeal.
- Super easy to make. Just mix everything in a bowl, throw it into a baking dish , and my work is done. It is great to prep the night before, store in the fridge and able fresh in the morning while I am getting ready for the day.
- Makes for great leftovers. This healthy baked oatmeal is a great recipe to make a big batch of at the start of the week and reheat as needed for a quick, delicious, and healthy breakfast.
- Satisfying & filling. Loaded with fiber from oats, protein from eggs and milk, this oatmeal really sticks with you until lunch!
- Super tasty! Great combo of spices and fruit and veggies, this baked oatmeal is a hit with our family and friends.
- Veggies at breakfast! This is not only a great recipe for using up some of that endless summer zucchini, but a delicious way to get something green in at breakfast.
- Adaptable. This can easily be made gluten free, egg-free, dairy-free, vegan or with whatever you have on hand (see suggested adaptations below).
- Make it gluten free. Simply make sure the oats you are using in this blueberry baked oatmeal recipe are certified gluten free and you are good to go!
- Use frozen blueberries instead of fresh. So you can enjoy this baked oatmeal almost any time of the year!
- Make it dairy-free. Replace the milk with your favorite plant based milk.
- Make it egg-free. Sub 2 “flax eggs” when making this recipe.
- Swap out blueberries for another berry. Sliced strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, or a mix of all would be dreamy in this baked oatmeal recipe.
- Replace the grated zucchini with grated summer squash or carrots.
- Add ground flax or chia seeds. Add a boost of nutrients by adding 2 Tablespoons of either to the oatmeal mixture before baking.
- Make it ahead and reheat! The best part about this baked blueberry oatmeal is that it makes for amazing leftovers! To reheat it, just throw the pan of baked oatmeal into a 300℉ oven and let it warm up for about 10-15 minutes. You can also use a microwave if you prefer.
Other easy and healthy veggie-loaded breakfast recipes.
- Blueberry Zucchini Waffles
- Healthy Chocolate Muffins (with veggies!)
- Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Spinach Cookies
- Crustless Potato Asparagus Quiche
- Blender Banana Spinach Pancakes
Did you try this veggie-loaded pancake recipe and now you’re hungry for more?
Zucchini Blueberry Baked Oatmeal
- 2 cups rolled oats
- 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
- 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup milk of choice
- 1/3 cup maple syrup or honey
- 2 eggs, room temperature can sub flax eggs
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 1 1/2 cup blueberries
- 1 cup grated zucchini
- 1 1/2 tablespoons melted coconut oil divided
- In a medium bowl, combine oats, cinnamon, nutmeg, baking powder, and salt. Mix to combine.
- Add eggs, milk, vanilla, rest of the coconut oil and maple syrup/honey to bowl. Stir to combine.
- Fold in 1 cup blueberries and zucchini. Top oatmeal with the remaining 1/2 cup berries.
- Spread into the prepared baking dish and bake for 40-45 minutes. Oatmeal is done baking when top is golden.
- Enjoy warm topped with yogurt, a splash of milk, sliced bananas, extra berries, whipped cream or simply on its own. Let cool completely and store in fridge for up to 4 days.
The nutritional information is provided as an estimate only and may vary based on the product type, servings and other factors. If you are following a diet, please consult with a professional nutritionist or your doctor. Stay healthy!