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24 recipes using oats

24 recipes using oats

Jeff Coulson Author: Melanie Stuparyk and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

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24 recipes using oats

Enjoy hearty oats in more ways than just a bowl of oatmeal. Oats are a nutritious ingredient in both sweet and savoury recipes.

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24 recipes using oats

Cinnamon Bun Apple Cobbler

This is the ultimate in comfort food, combining two all-time homegrown favourites: cinnamon buns and bubbly, sweet apple cobbler. Sprinkling a cinnamon filling into rolled buttermilk biscuits offers a quick alternative to a yeast-risen cinnamon bun.

Read more: Get the Recipe: Cinnamon Bun Apple Cobbler
By: The Canadian Living Test Kitchen Source: Jeff Coulson

24 recipes using oats

Apple Cranberry Muffins

Adding fresh apples to this muffin batter is a nice way to incorporate fruit in a baked treat. Dried cranberries add a touch of tartness, but you can use raisins or any other dried fruit.

Read more: Get the Recipe: Apple Cranberry Muffins
By: Jennifer Bartoli and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen Source: Jeff Coulson

24 recipes using oats

Nut-Free Chocolate Cherry Granola

You won't miss the nuts in this deluxe granola. Make sure it is completely cool before adding the chocolate.

Read more: Get the Recipe: Nut-Free Chocolate Cherry Granola
By: Adell Shneer and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen Source: Leila Ashtari

24 recipes using oats

Apple Crisp Tartlets

Enjoy all the pleasures of crumble-topped apple pie in a delightful hand-held size. Serve warm with vanilla ice cream for an even more indulgent dessert.

Read more: Get the Recipe: Apple Crisp Tartlets
By: Rheanna Kish and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen Source: Jeff Coulson

24 recipes using oats

Cranberry Almond Squares

Sweet-tart cranberries are cooked with a hint of orange to make an easy jam-like filling, then sandwiched between layers of crisp almond pastry. Freshly ground almonds are crunchier than the storebought ground variety, so whirl whole nuts in a food processor for the ultimate nutty crust.

Read more: Get the Recipe: Cranberry Almond Squares
By: Irene Fong and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen Source: Jeff Coulson

24 recipes using oats

No-Bake Chocolate Pretzel Clusters

These decadent drops are incredibly easy to prepare, making them perfect for a last-minute cookie exchange. The chocolate-dipped pretzel topping adds an easy, festive flair.

Read more: Get the Recipe: No-Bake Chocolate Pretzel Clusters
By: The Canadian Living Test Kitchen Source: Jeff Coulson

24 recipes using oats

Coconut Oat Haystacks

For anyone with a sweet tooth on your list, these sweet bites take almost no prep time and great for last-minute treats.

Read more: Get the Recipe: Coconut Oat Haystacks
By: The Canadian Living Test Kitchen Source: Genia Shapira

24 recipes using oats

Mini Turkey Meat Loaves With Herbed Potatoes

Make weeknight dinners fun (for adults and kids) with these veggie-packed, tomato sauce–topped mini meat loaves. Cooking your potatoes on the stove top with the help of a little steam gets dinner on the table more quickly. Steamed green beans make a nice veggie side dish.

Read more: Get the Recipe: Mini Turkey Meat Loaves With Herbed Potatoes
By: Irene Fong and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen Source: Jeff Coulson

24 recipes using oats

Blueberry Oatmeal Squares

Treat yourself with these fruity, buttery bites. Sweet blueberry filling packed between layers of classic oat meal crumble will have you reminiscing of grandma's baked goods.

Read more: Get the Recipe: Blueberry Oatmeal Squares
By: The Canadian Living Test Kitchen Source: Matthew Kimura

24 recipes using oats

Hearty Meatball and Fennel Soup

Warm up cool evenings by filling empty tummies with hearty soup. Sprinkle a little Parmesan cheese over top or add a handful of cooked noodles to make leftovers new again.

Read more: Get the Recipe: Hearty Meatball and Fennel Soup
By: Amanda Barnier and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen Source: Jeff Coulson

24 recipes using oats

Vegetarian Burgers

Veggie burgers should be just as juicy as the original hamburger. Add your favourite toppings and condiments or switch it up by going bunless and wrap in a large lettuce leaf.

Read more: Get the Recipe: Vegetarian Burgers
By: The Canadian Living Test Kitchen Source: Edward Pond

24 recipes using oats

Gluten-Free Strawberry Crumble

Shredded coconut in the crumble topping adds tropical flair to an otherwise classic recipe. Many people with celiac disease can still consume oats, but to be absolutely sure yours haven't been in contact with gluten from other products, look for bags labelled "pure uncontaminated oats."

Read more: Get the Recipe: Gluten-Free Strawberry Crumble
By: Rheanna Kish and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen Source: Jeff Coulson

24 recipes using oats

Gluten-Free Fruity Oat Muffins

These muffins are big on flavour and sure to entice even those who have no trouble with gluten. Play around with the fruit: Try dried blueberries, strawberries, raspberries or chopped apricots.

Read more: Get the Recipe: Gluten-Free Fruity Oat Muffins
By: Soo Kim and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen Source: Yvonne Duivenvoorden

24 recipes using oats

Chewy Quinoa Bars

These nut-free treats are chewy and packed with flavour, thanks to the tasty fruit and toasted quinoa, which also add fibre and protein to stave off hunger. Pack one in her knapsack for snack emergencies!

Read more: Get the Recipe: Chewy Quinoa Bars
By: Melanie Stuparyk and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen Source: Jeff Coulson

24 recipes using oats

Gluten-Free Oatmeal Chocolate Chunk Cookies

The versatility of these cookies is endless. White or milk chocolate, or dried apricots or currants make delicious substitutions for the dark chocolate.

Read more: Get the Recipe: Gluten-Free Oatmeal Chocolate Chunk Cookies
By: Amanda Barnier and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen Source: Joe Kim

24 recipes using oats

Rhubarb Ginger Yogurt Parfaits

This sweet granola has a surprising yet gentle hint of ginger and is the perfect partner for the tangy rhubarb topping. Set out the yogurt, granola and compote with small bowls or pretty glasses so guests can make their own parfaits.

Read more: Get the Recipe: Rhubarb Ginger Yogurt Parfaits
By: Amanda Barnier and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen Source: Joe Kim

24 recipes using oats

Flaky Apple Galette with Oat Streusel

This free-form pastry tastes just as delicious as apple pie—but with no upper crust or fluting to worry about, it's forgiving to make. The crispy oatmeal streusel helps insulate the filling while baking, keeping the apples juicy. Serve with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

Read more: Get the Recipe: Flaky Apple Galette with Oat Streusel
By: Leah Kuhne and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen Source: James Tse

24 recipes using oats

Meat Loaf With Glazed Vegetables

Meat loaf is a popular comfort food not only because it's quick and easy to toss together but also because it's hearty and always delicious – especially this one with its glossy vegetable topping.

Read more: Get the Recipe: Meat Loaf With Glazed Vegetables
By: Amanda Barnier and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen Source: Jodi Pudge

24 recipes using oats

Raspberry Pear Crumble

Nothing beats a home-style crumble at the end of a Sunday meal. Serve warm with a dollop of fresh whipped cream or ice cream for an indulgent treat.

Read more: Get the Recipe: Raspberry Pear Crumble
By: The Canadian Living Test Kitchen Source: Ryan Brook

24 recipes using oats

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Classic cookies are always a weekend favourite and easy for even a novice baker. Freeze scooped portions to thaw and bake at another time.

Read more: Get the Recipe: Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies
By: The Canadian Living Test Kitchen Source: Matthew Kimura

24 recipes using oats

Best-Ever Whole-Grain Pancakes

Multigrain flour, rolled oats and wheat germ give these quite chewy pancakes a wholesome flavour. Multigrain flour is a combination of all-purpose and whole wheat flours, cracked wheat and rye and whole flaxseeds.

Read more: Get the Recipe: Best-Ever Whole-Grain Pancakes
By: The Canadian Living Test Kitchen Source: Matt Kimura

24 recipes using oats

Dutch Apple Pie Squares

These squares have all of the layered goodness of apple pie with the ease of a crumble.

Read more: Get the Recipe: Dutch Apple Pie Squares
By: The Canadian Living Test Kitchen Source: Jeff Coulson

24 recipes using oats

Rhubarb Almond Crumble Squares

This springtime twist on classic date squares features a tangy-sweet pink rhubarb filling. If fresh rhubarb is unavailable, measure the same amount of frozen rhubarb, then thaw and drain.

Read more: Get the Recipe: Rhubarb Almond Crumble Squares
By: Irene Fong and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen Source: Jeff Coulson

24 recipes using oats

Plum and Nectarine Crumble

Here's the perfect ending to a summer meal: a rustic home-style crumble made with juicy stone fruit. There's no need to peel the plums and nectarines—the skins soften as the fruit cooks and impart a lovely blush colour to the sauce.

Read more: Get the Recipe: Plum and Nectarine Crumble
By: Irene Fong and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen Source: Ryan Szulc

 

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