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Banana-Oat Smoothie

Smoothies are great on hot summer days and they make an easy, quick breakfast. This Banana-Oat Smoothie is made with ingredients I always have on hand and you probably do, too—a banana, rolled oats, low-fat Greek yogurt, milk, honey, and cinnamon. Not only does it taste great, it’s a yummy way to get some oatmeal into your diet! 🙂

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Pumpkin Oat Bread

I’ve been baking up a lot of pumpkin bread this season, and this is a new idea I tried—Pumpkin Oat Bread! It’s always nice when you can include oatmeal in your baking and “healthy up” your baked goods a little, right? 🙂 This pumpkin bread is sweet but not overly sweet, and I love the taste the blend of spices gives it—I think the blend of cinnamon, ginger, cloves, and nutmeg is just right!

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Maple Oatmeal Scotchies

If you’re looking for a cookie that shouts “Autumn!,” take a look at these Maple Oatmeal Scotchies! This cookie is a different take on the traditional and well-loved Oatmeal Scotchies cookie. I changed up some ingredients and came up with this recipe and I must say, these are pretty yummy! These are chewy cookies with crispy edges. And their maple flavor comes from maple extract and pure maple syrup. The maple flavor goes really well with the butterscotch chips!

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Maple-Oat Muffins

Breakfast just seems more like breakfast when maple syrup is involved! And in the fall and winter seasons, I like to use maple syrup in my recipes. These Maple-Oat Muffins have pure maple syrup in them and oatmeal is also an ingredient, so I like to think they’re a little healthy, too! 🙂

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Caramel Apple Oat Squares

Caramel apples are a favorite fall treat of mine. That’s probably why I tried making these Caramel Apple Oat Squares years ago when I clipped the recipe from a magazine—how could I resist a recipe with that wonderful caramel apple flavor? These dessert squares are kind of like having a caramel apple pie, but a little easier and quicker to make. And I like that there are oats in the crust. I added some cinnamon to the crumb mixture and used chopped pecans instead of the walnuts that were used in the original recipe—you can use whichever you prefer.

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