Purple sweet potatoes are one of my favorite parts of fall. This Vegan Spiced Sweet Purple Potato Baked Oatmeal makes the most of them. It’s a perfect Halloween kids activity too! Make individual baking dishes of the oats, set up a decorating station and let everyone make their own monster face.
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I love purple sweet potatoes. First off, they’re sweet potatoes and I’m not sure anyone needs a reason beyond that. However, they turn things purple on top of tasting amazing and being good for you.
These beauties are great as a side dish just mashed with unsweetened nondairy milk. For this recipe I’m mixing the puree in with my favorite baked oatmeal ingredients.
Since we’re just a few days away from Halloween I’ve shown you a few ways to spook these up too!
Vegan Spiced Purple Potato Baked Oatmeal
- 2 cups rolled oats
- 1/2 cup raw sugar, vegan sugar, coconut sugar (or other dry sweetener, to taste)
- 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon ground allspice
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- large pinch ground cloves
- 1 1/2 cups purple sweet potato puree
- 1 1/2 cups nondairy milk
- 2 tablespoons ground flax seed
- Preheat you oven to 350 degrees. Oil 4 to 5 (1-cup) individual casserole baking dishes or line with parchment paper to make this oil-free.
- Mix the dry ingredients in a large mixing bowl. Next, add the wet ingredients to a small mixing bowl and combine well. Finally, add the wet ingredients to the dry and mix well.
- Pour the mixture into the individual casserole baking dishes. Bake uncovered for 25 to 35 minutes.
- You can decorate these before you bake them. I use marshmallows, chocolate chips, coconut, almonds, pecans, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds and more!