baked zucchini oatmeal

Zucchini Protein Baked Oats

Enjoy vegetables for breakfast! This recipe for zucchini protein baked oats is a wonderful way to use summer zucchini from your garden or the farmer’s market.

Prep: 10Cook: 35Total: 45 minutes
Yield 4 servings - 170g. 1x


  • 1.5 cup rolled oats
  • 1 scoop (20g) vanilla protein powder
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup egg whites
  • 1/4 cup natural peanut butter
  • 1 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 20 drops liquid stevia (1/4 tsp)
  • 1/4 cup mini chocolate chips
  • 1 cup shredded zucchini, excess moisture squeezed out


  1. Preheat oven to 350F and spray 8×8 baking dish with nonstick spray.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix together oats, protein powder, cinnamon, nutmeg, baking powder, and salt.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk together egg, egg whites, peanut butter, almond milk, vanilla, and stevia.
  4. Add dry ingredients to wet and stir until well combined.
  5. Mix in shredded zucchini and chocolate chips (reserving 1 tbsp for sprinkling on top).
  6. Bake in oven for 32-35 minutes. Let cool before enjoying.
Author: ErinCategory: breakfast, gluten-free, dairy-free,Method: ovenCuisine: AmericanDiet: Gluten Free