Who says breakfast has to be boring? Ditch the granola bars and take a little extra time to get your day off to the right start. With these hearty and satisfying oatmeal recipes that include so many fresh and flavorful toppings, you’ll never have a boring breakfast again.
Overnight Oats with Kefir, Berries, and Toasted Coconut
This oatmeal bowl is a great on-the-go breakfast and is also made probiotic-rich with the addition of kefir. This bowl is best enjoyed cold because the active cultures in kefir are sensitive to heat. Resist the urge to microwave the oats, keeping it chilled for maximum benefits.
These little jars filled with fiber, whole grains, and protein are a necessary solution to your busy weekday mornings. The best part is, they’re extremely customizable. Feel free to experiment with any of these additions: A spoonful of plain Greek yogurt or natural peanut butter, a handful of nuts, some raisins, or other dried fruit, or a tablespoon of chia seeds or ground flax meal. Not a fan of cold oats? Simply place the glass jar in the microwave (without the metal lid!) and nuke for 30 seconds to 1 minute.
Apple Pie Oatmeal
You can utilize an apple pile to make this oatmeal because hello apple season. The apples on top are just there so you know there are actually apples in this one, which is why you won’t see them listed in the recipe. But if you want that blend of soft tender apples in the oatmeal and the crisp ones on top feel free to add them.
Creamy Apple Cinnamon Raisin Oatmeal
Oats are tossed in with brown sugar, cinnamon, maple syrup, raisins, and apple chunks to make this top-rated oatmeal. You can add at least a tablespoon of half & half (for thicker/creamier consistency) and at least a couple tablespoons of walnuts (for protein and to make it a complete meal). It was so delicious and filling!
Use up the last of those summer peaches or used canned peaches year-round to make this recipe that can be cooked in the microwave in minutes. Cook it for a total of 4 minutes (microwave times will vary) and was rewarded with a warm bowl of oatmeal with tasty bites of peach. Very nice and quick and easy, too!
Chocolate Oatmeal Porridge
This one is for the chocolate lovers who also happen to be health-conscious. A creamy, chocolatey breakfast treat minus the fat and excessive sugar. Tastes like tiny chocolate teddy bears! If porridge is too thick or oats are uncooked, add more boiling water to it till cooked and the desired thickness reached. Serve with a splash of cold milk.
Those are the best recommendations oatmeal for the morning breakfast. They don’t require a lot of ingredients but they turn plain and boring oatmeal into an exciting, extra delicious breakfast. It keeps you full until lunch and all your family members will love the taste.