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Nancy Kay Grace's Fruity Baked Oatmeal





Nancy Kay Grace is the author of the devotional, The Grace Impact. She is captivated by God's grace and loves to share about embracing it in everyday life. She has contributed stories to several Chicken Soup for the Soul books, devotional anthologies, and published magazine articles. She is also a speaker for women’s events. Nancy is married to her best friend, Rick, who is a senior pastor in northwest Arkansas. They have served the Lord for more that forty years, seeing His grace at work in many countries. Now they enjoy the stage of life with two married children and an increasing number of grandchildren. To learn more about her ministry, please visit http://www.nancykaygrace.com and sign up for the GraceNotes newsletter.

Nancy’s latest book: The Grace Impact 

The promise of grace pulses throughout Scripture. Chapter after chapter, verse after 
verse, the Bible shows a loving heavenly Father lavishing His grace on us through His Son. The Grace Impact is thirty devotions designed to show how God is reveal His character to us so that we can accept His life transforming grace. In all things at all times, His grace covers every detail of life, not just the good things, but also the difficult, sad, and complicated things. That knowledge can give us the ability to walk confidently through life knowing our heavenly Father is with us every step of the way. His grace works in us and through us to touch this hurting world.

At the end of each daily reading, there are additional scriptures, questions, and a prayer. Purchase the book at crossrivermedia.com or amazon.com


Nancy’s Fruity Baked Oatmeal Recipe

3 cups quick-cooking oats
1 cup packed brown sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
2 eggs, lightly beaten
1 cup fat-free milk
½ cup butter, melted
¾ cups chopped, peeled tart apple
⅓ cup dried cranberries
⅓ cup fresh or frozen blueberries
Additional fat-free milk, optional

Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, combine oats, brown sugar, baking power, sale and cinnamon. Combine eggs, mink and butter; add to the dry ingredients. Stir in apple, dried cranberries, and blueberries.

Pour into an 8-inch square baking dish coated with cooking spray. Bake uncovered, 35-40 minutes or until a knife inserted neat the center comes out clean. Cut into squares. Serve with milk if desired. Yield: 9 servings

*If using frozen blueberries, use without thawing to avoid discoloring the batter. Chopped fresh or frozen peaches can be substituted for the dried cranberries.


I individually wrap and freeze them. For a quick breakfast, take one out, defrost, and heat it in the microwave.