Wholesome Baked Oatmeal and Baby Goat Pictures

by Heidi @ Food Doodles on

This is the oatmeal that went over so well yesterday.  My son insisted on eating it for lunch after he had shared my breakfast with me.   Fine by me, it’s full of good stuff, and there’s no added sugar unless you add some on top.  I didn’t feel the need to(except for a tiny teaspoon of honey on top), it was the perfect sweetness for me.  But before I give you the recipe for that… Here are some pictures of the most adorable baby goats I mentioned a few days ago 😀

We had so much fun with them!  They’re so playful, jumping and running around. I had no idea how hard it was going to be to get pictures of them.  I had a hard time picking these few out of the ones I did get though.  I didn’t want to make the pictures too big, but you can click on them to see a bigger version if you want.  They are just too cute!  My brother-in-law and sister-in-law just got these little guys and their mother this last weekend 🙂



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1 a taste of health with balance April 28, 2011 at

how cute are they! we have 3 and they are soo funny to watch sometimes 🙂 love baked oatmeal, especially in the fall with apples and cinnamon on a cool morning, yum!


2 Heidi @ Food Doodles April 28, 2011 at

They are hilarious! I love watching them jump around 😀


3 Audrey C. April 28, 2011 at

Your baked oatmeal looks great! I don’t think the recipe says how much oats to use though?


4 Heidi @ Food Doodles April 28, 2011 at

Oops, haha! Thank you very much. I’ve added it to the recipe 😀


5 Dandy April 28, 2011 at

You really can’t resist a post that features oatmeal AND goats! Lovely oatmeal pictures, looks great!


6 Heidi @ Food Doodles April 29, 2011 at

Thank you!


7 Christina April 28, 2011 at

Looks and sounds delish! I’ve heard of soaking your oats over night before using them. Do you do this? If so what do you soak them in?
Looking forward to trying this in the morning!
Oh and are the goats dwarf? What type? I’d love at least two when we finally officially settle down somewhere. Their milk is delicious too!!


8 Heidi @ Food Doodles April 29, 2011 at

I have heard of soaking your oats but I’ve never actually tried it, except for overnight oats which you might have seen around. I need to do some research on soaking oats before cooking them because I’m not sure what you use or how to do it. Sorry I can’t be of more help! I hope you enjoy it if you do try it!
Nope, the goats aren’t dwarf, they’re just only a month or so old. I’m not sure exactly what kind they are but I can find out for you if you want. I know the mom is supposed to be a good milker. I remember having goats milk as a little kid, it is so good! 🙂


9 Lauren Hayes April 28, 2011 at

I want a baby goat!


10 Heidi @ Food Doodles April 29, 2011 at

Aren’t they cute? And they’re so much fun 😀


11 czechvegan April 28, 2011 at

The baked oatmeal looks tasty! I must try it soon. I´ve actually tried it once, but I forgot I put it into the oven and remembered like 2 hours later which was really too late:))


12 Heidi @ Food Doodles April 29, 2011 at

Ooops! Hehe. At least it makes good leftovers if you do forget about it till after breakfast time 😀


13 saravixen April 29, 2011 at

That oatmeal does look delicious, but I can’t take my eyes of those incredibely cute goats!


14 Heidi @ Food Doodles April 29, 2011 at

Thanks! Hehe, I know, they’re so adorable 😀


15 Ashley (the drunk squash) April 29, 2011 at

Ah those goats are so cute!! They look so good natured 🙂
And the baked oatmeal recipe looks so yummy, I’ve never had baked oatmeal before but now I’m thinking that I must try it!


16 Heidi @ Food Doodles April 29, 2011 at

They are! Although the mom always looks scared and nervous. I would be too in a new place with new people with my babies I guess.
Thank you! It’s really nice for something different if you eat regular oatmeal all the time 🙂


17 ThE DiVa DiSh April 29, 2011 at

OH my gosh!! such a cute baby goat! I want one 🙂
Yummy baked oatmeal..such good food for kids too 🙂


18 Heidi @ Food Doodles April 29, 2011 at

Hehe, I’m so glad I get to enjoy them without actually having to have one. Best deal ever!
Yes, my kids love it and I’m so glad 😀 What’s nice is you can leave out things like the nuts for younger kids if they haven’t had it yet and don’t want to introduce it to them yet.


19 Jenny April 29, 2011 at

I love baking oatmeal but hate the waiting time 🙁


20 Heidi @ Food Doodles April 29, 2011 at

Me too 🙁 The only way I justify it is that the leftovers are super quick 😀


21 sandra June 9, 2013 at

this baked oatmeal is actually not vegan if the recipe calls for eggs.


22 Heidi @ Food Doodles June 10, 2013 at

Please let me know where I said it was vegan so I can change it! You can omit the eggs and use non dairy milk if you’d like to make it vegan 🙂


23 Nicole February 11, 2014 at

How many calories are in a serving?


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