Healthy Strawberry Rhubarb Baked Oats – Breakfast Meal Prep (vegan, gluten-free)

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Also note: While I am a certified nutrition coach, I am not a medical doctor. Information here is not intended to be a replacement for the advice you should seek from your doctor.

Let’s start my Spring Meal Prep Series with this healthy Strawberry Rhubarb Breakfast Vegan Baked Oats: gluten-free, fully plant-based, and super easy and quick to make! Besides, this recipe is low in fats and calories and has no added sugar.

For this recipe, I have also decided to use fruits that are now in season – strawberries and rhubarb! Opting for seasonal fruits not only ensures a better quality of our ingredients but is also great for our Planet and long-term well-being.

In less than 5 minutes, you will have a healthy and nutritious breakfast, packed with fiber and vitamins, ideal for everyone who wants to live a fit but tasty lifestyle. You can prep these gluten-free, vegan baked oats in advance and enjoy it on the go all week!

Are oats gluten-free or not?

One last recommendation: if you are looking for a fully gluten-free Vegan Baked Oats recipe, be aware of which type of oat you choose to buy. Indeed, oats are a naturally gluten-free grain. However, they are often contaminated with gluten because they may be processed in the same facilities as gluten-containing grains like wheat, rye, and barley. Therefore, make sure to buy gluten-free oats, especially if you are celiac or allergic to gluten.

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Ingredient Selection Tips


Look for firm and juicy stalks, with small leaves. These indicate that the stalks are young and fresh.


Look for strawberries that are firm and with fresh-looking caps. Make sure that they have a bright red and no green spots. You can use your nose to check if they are fresh and ripe enough: they should have a nice and pleasant smell!

Noteworthy Health Benefits

Rolled Oats

Rolled oats are gluten-free whole grains that are full of vitamins, minerals, fiber, and antioxidants. They are also a great source of plant protein. 

Oats have many health benefits, and here are some of them: 

  • Oats can help to reduce blood pressure
  • They may help to lower cholesterol levels
  • Oats are beneficial for digestive health
  • They can improve blood sugar control
  • This cereal may help to manage weight, as they are very filling
  • They can be used as a soothing ingredient in your skincare
  • Oats may decrease the risk of childhood asthma
  • They can help to fight constipation


This delicious fruit is mainly made of water, with a small percentage of carbs. Strawberries are an excellent source of vitamin C, manganese, vitamin B9, and potassium. 

Here are some of their main health benefits:

  • They may reduce inflammation
  • Strawberries are good for heart health
  • They can help to prevent cancer
  • Strawberries may help regulate blood sugar


Rhubarb is a good source of vitamin K1, calcium, and fiber. It can help to lower your cholesterol levels, and provides you with a good amount of antioxidants. But be aware that its leaves are toxic, as they contain oxalic acid.

Strawberry Rhubarb Baked Oats – Breakfast Meal Prep

Let's start my Spring Meal Prep Series with this Strawberry Rhubarb Breakfast Baked Oats: gluten-free, fully plant-based, and super easy and quick to make! Plus, this recipe is low in fats and calories and has no added sugar. Prep it ahead and enjoy it on-the-go all week!
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Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Breakfast, Dessert
Servings 6
Calories 227 kcal


Dry Mix

Wet Mix


  • 2 cup Strawberry
  • cup Rhubarb Pieces



  • Cut the strawberries into quarters.
  • Mix all the dry ingredients in a bowl.
  • Mix the milk and ground flax seeds in another bowl, and let it sit for a few minutes.
  • Then add all the other wet ingredients, along with the lemon zest.
  • Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients, and combine them well with a spatula.
  • Grease the cake pan with the oil, and place the strawberries and rhubarb on the bottom.
  • Layer the fruit with the batter.
  • Top it with some pecans.
  • Put it into a preheated oven at 375° F, until it is set and golden brown across the top.
  • Serve it with some fresh strawberries on top and enjoy!



Sodium: 282mgSugar: 17gFiber: 4gPotassium: 201mgCalories: 227kcalPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gFat: 9gProtein: 5gCarbohydrates: 31g
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