Packed with whole grains and fresh fruit, this Summer Fruit Breakfast Bake requires minimal effort, leaves your home smelling delicious, and fills up the whole family! This would be the perfect Father’s Day breakfast!
This post is sponsored by JORD Wood Watches, all opinions are my own.
Summer Fruit Breakfast Bake
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Hey friends, I’m Sarah! I’ll be guest posting a new recipe here on Eazy Peazy Mealz each month. I run a vegetarian health food blog over at Live Eat Learn where we explore a new ingredient every two weeks. And try as I might, so many of my recipes revolve around breakfast. People like to break down their dishes by category, you know, appetizers, entrees, snacks, desserts…nope. For me it’s “breakfast” and “not breakfast”. You can call me a diehard.
So when I discovered the beauty that is a breakfast bake a few months ago, I was hooked. Imagine this: you put in 15-ish minutes of work throwing all the ingredients into a baking pan (or putting the kiddos to work layering everything in), then pop it in the oven and go about your morning. Soon your house begins to smell like warm oats and cinnamon, perhaps even the neighbors come knocking in search of that delightful smell. You open the oven and that simple mixture of grains, fruit, and milk has transformed into a complete breakfast, ready to be served to the whole family. That, my friend, is a breakfast bake.
And how awesome would this breakfast bake be for Father’s Day? Dad gets something special, but you aren’t totally worn out after making it!
All good fruity breakfast bakes have a few key components:
Fruit: You can use any kind of fruit you have around! We’re using summer fruits today. Fresh strawberries and peaches with a banana base! Berries also work marvelously and make for a gorgeous dish.
Grains: The grains are a combo of oats and quinoa, though you can substitute the quinoa for more oats or for bulgur if you have it. You could even go a little wild with the grains and throw in a few spoonfuls of chia seeds for an added protein kick!
Liquid: We’ll pull it all together with a blend of milk, eggs, and vanilla. It may seem like a lot when you pour it in, but your grains are going to soak it all up as they bake.
I hope you enjoy this breakfast bake, and whether you make it for a special occasion like Father’s Day or just any day of the week, I hope you love it as much as we do.
Summer Fruit Breakfast Bake
- 3 bananas sliced
- ½ cup quinoa
- ½ cup oats
- ¼ cup brown sugar
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- ¼ tsp salt
- 1 cup sliced peaches
- 1 cup sliced strawberries
- 2 cups milk
- 2 eggs
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- ½ cup coconut flakes or shreds
- Grease a 9x13 inch baking pan and place banana slices in the bottom of the pan.
- In a separate bowl, combine quinoa, oats, brown sugar, cinnamon, and salt. Pour mixture over the bananas.
- Arrange sliced peaches and strawberries over the oat mixture.
- In a separate bowl, whisk together milk, eggs, and vanilla extract. Slowly pour mixture over the fruit.
- Sprinkle with coconut flakes.
- Bake at 375 degrees F for 1 hour, or until top is light brown and firm.
- Serve warm or cold, topped with yogurt, fresh fruit, or powdered sugar.
Our recipe card software calculates these nutrition facts based on averages for the above ingredients, different brands, and quality of produce/meats may have different nutritional information, always calculate your own based on the specific products you use in order to achieve accurate macros for this recipe.
// Hi, Rachael here, isn’t Sarah great? I love this breakfast bake, and you can bet I will be making it for Father’s Day! I thought I would pop in and offer a fun suggestions for a Father’s Day gift. If you are looking for an amazing Father’s Day gift, check out JORD wood watches! They are totally gorgeous, super nice, and unique, which makes them a fantastic gift idea.
I got one for myself a little while ago, the Cora- Koa and Rose Gold, and it is awesome. Isn’t it beautiful? Elegant, comfortable, and totally distinguished. I know I love mine, and I am sure any man in your life would love something from JORD’s men’s collection!
Make your man breakfast in bed, and surprise him with a watch from the Men’s collection! They are hand crafted wood watches with classic movements and sapphire glass. They are sure to make the kind of statement you want to make.
Other breakfast options you may enjoy:
- Protein Spice Muffins with Bacon Brown Sugar Streusel
- Breakfast Stuffed French Bread
- Easy Denver Omelet Breakfast Cups
- Biscuits and Chicken Sausage Gravy
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