One of my favorite breakfast staples is oatmeal. It’s tasty, healthy, and can be made in so many ways without taking up too much of my time. Whether topped with fresh fruits, mixed nuts, or chocolate, you can have an amazing hot breakfast.
And if you think that oatmeal is already awesome just as is, then you still might want to check out my list down below. These are ideas that will level up your oatmeal game. They’re easy to make and only take a few minutes to prep. So check them out and let me know what you think!
Make it Overnight
Overnight oats are a healthy, delicious, and great way to save you so much time in the morning. Assemble all the ingredients in a mason jar, store in the fridge, and let it sit overnight.
By the time you wake up, you’ll have a grab-and-go breakfast that can be heated up or enjoyed cold. Make a batch on Sunday and save yourself time during your busy week!
Try Oatmeal Pancakes
Looking for a flourless, sugar-free, and easy pancake recipes? Try making this banana oatmeal pancakes that are a healthy and filling. Serve with fresh fruit and your breakfast will be ready in minutes.
Oats in Bread
Whether you want banana bread or muffins, adding oats to your recipe can make your baked goods hearty and healthy. With every slice of bread, you’ll take in fiber, protein, and other great nutrients from the oats.
Make Apple Pie Oatmeal
Apple pie oatmeal is a healthy and yummy way to start your day. To make it, all you have to do is combine all the ingredients ingredients and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer until fully cooked. In no time, you’ll have a delicious bowl of oatmeal that will make you feel like you’re eating dessert for breakfast!
- 1 Apple chopped
- 1 cup of water
- 1/2 of quick cooking oats
- 1/2 tsp cinnamon
- 1/4 tsp nutmeg
Toast Your Oatmeal
If you want to add a nutty and cozy flavor to your oatmeal, consider toasting them before adding a liquid. This will give your oats more texture. So take your oats to the next level and brown them before cooking.
No Bake Energy Bites
This oatmeal trick requires no baking or cooking at all. You just have to mix peanut butter, honey, vanilla extract, oats, and flax seeds altogether to form into balls using your hands. Arrange them on a baking sheet and freeze until set. They’re a great and healthy way to take the edge off your hunger.
Smoothie Bowl Oats
As you’ve already seen on Instagram, smoothie bowls have been very trendy. They’re the perfect breakfast when you can’t decide between a bowl of oats or a smoothie. With just a quick pulse on the blender, you’ll have an amazing breakfast bowl ready in a minute. Just top with oats!
Add Some Veggies to Your Oatmeal
Here’s a simple way to sneak some veggies into your oatmeal, and make your breakfast tasty and nutritious. Puree squash, sweet potato, or grate some carrots, and cook it into your oatmeal. Stir and you won’t notice you’re eating veggies.
Two morning foods that go perfectly together – coffee and oats. Try pouring your coffee into your oatmeal (instead of water), add some cocoa powder and milk and it’ll taste like a mocha. Make it in advance and you’ll save so much time!
The next time you make an oatmeal recipe, try some of these ideas and make your breakfast or any meal of the day taste amazing. They’re easy to do, super healthy, and taste amazing. So bookmark this post, try them out, and let me know what you think!
Now if you have any questions about making oatmeal amazing, feel free to ask me in the comments below! I’d love to help you out!