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Lactation baked oatmeal in a baking dish.
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5 from 6 votes

Lactation Baked Oatmeal

This lactation baked oatmeal is made with ingredients to help boost milk production and supply for breastfeeding including oats, brewer’s yeast and flaxseed. It's easy to make, gluten-free, vegan + perfect for meal prep.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time35 minutes
Total Time45 minutes
Course: Breakast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: lactation baked oatmeal
Servings: 6


  • 2 cups rolled old-fashioned oats
  • ¼ cup brewers yeast
  • ¼ cup ground flaxseed
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 2 cups milk I like using unsweetened vanilla almond milk
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • 1 Tablespoon melted coconut oil
  • 1 Tablespoon molasses
  • 1 Tablespoon sesame seeds or ½ Tablespoon tahini
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 ripe bananas sliced or ½ cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 2 Tablespoons shredded coconut plus more for topping
  • 2-3 Tablespoons chocolate chips plus more for topping


  • Preheat the oven to 375°F and spray an 8×8 inch square baking dish with cooking spray.
    An 8x8 baking dish prepared with oil.
  • In a large bowl, mix together all the ingredients except for the shredded coconut and chocolate chips.
    Ingredients for lactation baked oatmeal in a bowl.
  • Fold in shredded coconut and chocolate chips.
    Folding in shredded coconut and chocolate chips into an oatmeal mixture.
  • Carefully pour oatmeal mixture into the prepared baking dish and sprinkle top with additional coconut and chocolate chips.
    Lactation baked oatmeal mixture poured into prepared 8x8 dish.
  • Bake for 35 to 40 minutes, until the top is golden and a toothpick inserted comes out clean. Remove from the oven and let cool for a few minutes.
    Lactation baked oatmeal.
  • Portion and serve. I like to drizzle a little maple syrup and nut butter on top when serving.


Serving: 1/6 recipe | Calories: 385kcal | Carbohydrates: 58g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 351mg | Potassium: 267mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 24g