It’s that time, y’all! PUMPKIN time!! I’m over here, sipping on a pumpkin pie smoothie (newer recipe coming soon!), having just finished writing a book, already wanting more of this pumpkin french toast oatmeal. Breakfast has never been more delicious this fall. Nommm. Let’s do it!
It’s super simple, you guys. I wouldn’t have it any other way. Simply mashed a banana in a bowl, add water, pumpkin, maple syrup, and spices, and then soak the bread. After you’ve added your oats and nuts, you pop it into the oven and wait (im)patiently for it to bake. Ta-da! Easy peasy fall-breakfast squeezy.
Pumpkin stuff is my jam! If it’s yours too, check out my Pumpkin Pecan Muffins, Pumpkin Pie Almond Butter Cookies, and No-Bake Pumpkin Pie. And if you love oatmeal like I do, try any of my other Baked Oatmeals like Carrot Cake, Chocolate Zucchini, Blueberry Pie, and Cookie Dough. YUM!
Let me know if you try this recipe! Comment below, rate it, or take a photo and tag me @fruitsohard or #fruitsohard on Instagram. I’d love to see your creations. And don’t forget to cultivate some positivity and gratitude today. Tell me in the comments what you’re grateful for if you’d like. Vibe high, my friends!
Try this pumpkin french toast oatmeal topped with pecans for a scrumptious fall breakfast that's easy to make! Totally vegan and can be GF!
- 1 ripe banana, mashed
- 3 tbsp water/nondairy milk
- 1/4 cup pumpkin puree
- 1 tbsp maple syrup
- 1/8 tsp cinnamon
- 1/8 tsp pumpkin pie spice
- 1/8 tsp turmeric
- 1 dash black pepper
- 1 tbsp ground flax/chia
- 1 slice bread (use GF if GF / I like whole-wheat hot dog or hamburger buns for their thickness)
- 1/4 cup oats
- 1-2 tbsp pecan pieces
Preheat oven at 375 degrees F (190 C) and ready your ramekin (either with parchment paper or nonstick spray - I choose to bake this oatmeal without either).
In a medium bowl, mix mashed banana, water/milk, pumpkin maple syrup, cinnamon, pumpkin pie spice, turmeric, black pepper, and flax well.
Add chunks of bread and mix them so they soak the mixture up. Add oats and mix to combine. Then add pecan pieces and mix (or leave some to sprinkle on top).
Pour mixture into your ramekin and bake for 20-24 minutes. Let cool slightly before enjoying!
*Based on my Baked French Toast Oatmeal.
So we’ve definitely made baked French toast oatmeal before, yeah? And it was super good, right? Well, let’s kick things up a notch. Let’s add more nutrition, more sweetness, and more FRUIT! Because that’s what we do. We fruit SO hard. 😉
So let’s make some baked blueberry French toast oatmeal!
One day, I was thinking about how much I love my Baked French Toast Oatmeal, but I didn’t want to eat the whole thing. Which is insane because it’s THAT good. But I wasn’t super-duper hungry, just feeling like snacking. So I thought, Why not make it into cookies? I did it with my Fudgy Brownie Baked Oatmeal with these cookies, so why not with these? Then I gave it a shot and here we are. The proud owners of a recipe for delicious French toast cookies. NOM!
It’s winter: the perfect time for squash recipes. Husband wanted to cook a butternut squash, so I decided that it was a great time to make some bread (recipe from Minimalist Baker – love that blog! Go follow!) out of our leftovers the next day. And what a fabulous idea that was! Mmmmm. This bread baked up so nicely! It smells just as good, and I couldn’t wait to cut into it.