Brekker on the go: Baked oatmeal with berries and nuts

Getting your fibre in the morning was never so much fun. Even those who think eating oatmeal is a chore can become true believers once they try this. The smell of oats baking away with spices, fruits and nuts will have you standing by the oven with much anticipation. And this baked breakfast dish lives up to the olfactory tease. It's light, flavorful and immensely comforting. Additionally, it scores high marks for being nutritious.

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While the recipe suggests mixed berries, you can quite easily adapt it to fruits and flavours in season: think apple-cinnamon, pear-ginger, peach-vanilla. And with peaches and cherries making their appearance at the markets, this might just become your winning breakfast of the season.

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“It is easily adapted as fruits come in and out of season. I can even imagine a version with jam in the depths of winter. Bryan was impressed with the leftovers, he heated this up the next day and loved it.”

View the recipe and all the rave reviews on Lottie + Doof

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