Upgrade your oatmeal with this baked version – made especially heart-healthy with the use of canola oil, which is rich in omega-3 fat and is a good source of vitamin E.


  • You can substitute berries for the apple if you prefer.
Makes 8 servings
Cooking time: Bake for 45 minutes


  • 2 cups rolled oats 500 mL
  • 1/2 Tbsp baking powder 7 mL
  • 1 tsp cinnamon 5 mL
  • 1/4 tsp salt 1 mL
  • 1 apple, diced
  • 1 banana, sliced
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup skim milk 250 mL
  • 3 Tbsp canola oil 45 mL
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup or brown sugar 75 mL
  • 3/4 tsp vanilla extract 4 mL
  • canola oil cooking spray


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C).
  2. In large bowl, mix together oats, baking powder, cinnamon and salt. Stir in apples and banana; set aside.
  3. In another bowl, whisk together egg, milk, canola oil, maple syrup or brown sugar and vanilla extract. Pour over dry mixture and gently stir to combine.
  4. Spray 8- x 8-inch (20- x 20-cm) baking dish with canola oil spray. Pour mixture into baking dish and bake for 45 minutes or until golden brown.


Serving size: 1/2 cup (125 mL)

Recipe courtesy of canolainfo.org, featured in the Canadian Diabetes Association’s 2014 Healthy Living Calendar. To download the latest recipes, visit diabetes.ca/calendar.

Nutritional Information

Per Serving
Calories 270
Total Fat 7 g
Saturated Fat 0.5 g
Cholesterol 25 mg
Carbohydrates 33 g
Fibre 3 g
Sugars 15 g
Protein 5 g
Sodium 170 mg
Potassium 182 mg
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