Banana Bread Baked Oatmeal is a healthy, make-ahead breakfast packed with fiber and nutrients to give a solid start to your day! For the recipe and others like it, check out @nutritiontofit!

Banana Bread Baked Oatmeal

Entirely plant-based, this vegan banana bread baked oatmeal is a delicious and healthy breakfast recipe. Great for meal prep!

free from: wheat/ gluten, dairy, soy, egg, fish, shellfish, tree nuts, peanuts

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 9
Calories 168 kcal


  • 3 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 3 mashed bananas
  • 1 1/2 cups milk or unsweetened milk alternative
  • 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup optional
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup ground flax seed
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 cups old fashioned oats gluten-free, if need be
US Customary - Metric


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Prepare an 8x8-inch squash baking pan by spraying with nonstick spray or very lightly brushing with oil or butter.
  3. Combine water and chia seeds and allow to sit for 15 minutes, or until chia seeds have gelatinized and absorbed much of the water.
  4. Combine all wet ingredients (chia seed mixture, banana, milk, maple syrup, and vanilla).
  5. Add remaining dry ingredients (flax, cinnamon, baking powder, oats) and stir until combined.
  6. Pour into prepared baking pan.
  7. Bake for 40-45 minutes, or until firm and set, and the center is not jiggly.
  8. Can be frozen in individually wrapped portions for 1-2 months, or in a sealed, airtight container in the refrigerator up to a week.

Recipe Notes

Nutrition information will vary slightly based on milk type used.

Nutrition Facts
Banana Bread Baked Oatmeal
Amount Per Serving (0 g)
Calories 168 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 0g0%
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 59mg3%
Potassium 313mg9%
Carbohydrates 28g9%
Fiber 6g25%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 25IU1%
Vitamin C 3.4mg4%
Calcium 131mg13%
Iron 1.5mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.