Baked oatmeal is a welcome comfort food, plus it’s rich in soluble fiber, vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and phytochemicals. Although intact whole grains are generally best, this is a lovely dish to add variety to your repertoire or to serve to company. It also freezes beautifully.
1¼cups (310ml) old-fashioned rolled oats or steel-cut oats
Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
Put the oats, apples, walnuts, raisins, sunflower seeds, coconut, cinnamon, and cloves in a deep 7-inch (18-cm) or 8-inch (20-cm) square baking dish. Put the milk, vanilla extract, and optional salt in a small bowl and whisk to