Peanut Butter Apple Baked Oatmeal

Peanut Butter Apple Baked Oatmeal slice (A Seat at the Table)

Are you a breakfast person?  I’m one of those people that has to have breakfast.  Within an hour of being up I’m ravenous.  So I’m definitely a fan of breakfasts that just require a quick turn in the microwave.  Baked oatmeal is perfect for that; it’s easily made ahead and is perfect reheated on busyRead more

Apple Crisp Baked Oatmeal

Apple Crisp Baked Oatmeal (A Seat at the Table)

As you know, I have a fondness for baked oatmeal.  Since my current abode is lacking a working oven for the time being, I’ve made do with the very best oatmeal.  However, with the season is changing, I’m looking forward to baked oatmeals.  I made this this week when visiting my parents, and it’s delicious.  It packsRead more

Blueberry Coconut Baked Oatmeal

Blueberry and Coconut Baked Oatmeal (A Seat at the Table)

Breakfast is probably my favorite meal of the day.  I’m always hungry within at least an hour of waking up.  Baked oatmeals are one of my favorite breakfasts.  I’ve done quite a few variations and love the texture the oatmeal has, which, in my opinion, is so much better than stovetop oatmeal.  I typically makeRead more

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies (A Seat at the Table)

I’ve been making these cookies for years.  When one of my friends saw me pin a different oatmeal chocolate chip cookie recipe she asked why I’d use any recipe but this one.  I was quite surprised that of the 7 cookie recipes that include oatmeal, none of them were this recipe.  I made these forRead more

Creamy Banana Oatmeal

Creamy Banana Oatmeal with nut topping (A Seat at the Table)

Do you ever have food phases (technically called “food jags”)?  I occasionally go through phases, especially with breakfast.  Like the baked oatmeal phase (pumpkin, banana, apple, strawberry-banana, cranberry apple pecan, banana walnut, zucchini) and I also went through many months of fruit/yogurt/granola for breakfast.  Recently, however, I’ve been uninspired by breakfast. I have a fewRead more

Apple Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies

Apple Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies (A Seat at the Table)

I love breakfast foods, but I recognize that most of the time there’s just not nearly enough time in a week to have a leisurely sit-down breakfast at home.  And fortunately, these cookies are satisfying and delicious enough for the breakfast-lovers, but portable and convenient enough for the busy person.  Cook up a batch ofRead more

Banana Walnut Baked Oatmeal

This baked oatmeal is a great way to start your day.  The bananas caramelize and add a ton of sweet flavor, they really shine after baking.  Toasted almonds and walnuts add great crunch, protein and omega-3s.  Chewy oats provide fiber, making this a filling and lasting breakfast option.  It’s definitely a nutritious and delicious breakfast.Read more