Healthy OatmealBreakfast Recipes
Here's all the recipes listed under Healthy Oatmeal along with the comments posted by the breakfast lovers that submitted them.
Almond Joy Oatmeal
"This is a Sweet JOYFUL way to start your day. Its a basic cocoa flavored granola with protein powder for added nutrition."
1 cup dry old fashioned oats, water (as directed), 1 Tablespoon shredded coconut, 1 scoop (about 1/4 cup) chocolate protein powder, sugar-free Da Vinnici coconut syrup, sugar-free Da Vinnici chocolate syrup
Apple Butter Oatmeal
"Use a generous amount of apple butter. Otherwise, you'll be able to smell it but not taste it!"
1/2 cup quick oats, 1 cup water, dash salt, 1/4 teaspoon almond extract, apple butter (to taste)
Apple Snapple Oatmeal
"For a fun change, try using pear instead of apple in this recipe. Just a little brown sugar on top makes this oatmeal even better."
1 apple or pear, 3 cups apple juice or cider, 1 and 1/3 cups regular rolled oats, 1/4 cup raisins or chopped pitted dates, 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon, milk, brown sugar
Apple Walnut Oatmeal
"This is my favorite made-from-scratch oatmeal. It's pretty basic, but also very delicious and easy to make. Nice site Mr Breakfast! I use it all the time. I hope you like my oatmeal!"
2 cups old-fashioned oatmeal (not instant), 1 cup low-fat milk, 2 apples - cored and peeled and diced, 1/2 cup crushed walnuts, 2 Tablespoons maple syrup, 1 teaspoon cinnamon
Apples And Oats Porridge
"This is kind of like a super delicious homemade Cream of Wheat style hot cereal - but with all the goodness of oat bran."
4 cups water, 1 and 1/2 cups oat bran (not oatmeal), 1 apple - peeled/cored and chopped into very pieces, 1/3 cup raisins, 1 Tablespoon pure maple syrup, 1/2 teaspoon ground caraway seeds, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, 1/2 teaspoon salt, milk for serving
Apricot Honey Oatmeal
"You can substitute the apricots with any dried fruit you like. You can also do half milk and half water for creamier oatmeal. Enjoy!"
3 and 1/2 cups water, 3/4 cup chopped dried apricots, 1/3 cup honey, 2 Tablespoons brown sugar, 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon, 1/4 teaspoon salt2 cups Quaker Oats (quick or old fashioned, uncooked), 1 teaspoon vanilla
Baked Apple Oatmeal
"You can replace the apples with equal an equal amount of blueberries or other fruit."
3 cups rolled oats (quick or old-fashioned), 2 cups chopped apples, 2 cups milk, 1/2 cup brown sugar, 1/4 cup melted butter, 1/3 cup applesauce, 1 egg, 1 and 1/2 teaspoons baking powder, 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon, 3/4 teaspoon salt
Baked Banana Raisin Oatmeal
"Easy to make oatmeal that you can cut into squares. It's sort of like an oatmeal coffee cake, but it has no flour or sugar. For a terrific breakfast, serve warm with a drizzle of maple syrup."
3 eggs, 2 very ripe bananas - mashed, 3 cups Quick or Old Fashioned oats, 1 and 1/2 cups low-fat milk, 1/2 cup raisins, 1/3 cup honey, 1/4 cup vegetable or canola oil, 2 teaspoons baking powder, 2 teaspoons cinnamon, 1 teaspoon vanilla
"Good served with tofu milk or hot applesauce. I sometimes replace the walnuts with chopped pecans."
4 cups Old Fashioned oats, 1 cup chopped apple, 1/2 cup chopped walnuts, 1 teaspoon salt, 4 cups water, 1 teaspoon vanilla, 1/2 cup dates, 1/3 cup brown sugar
Banana Bread Steel Cut Oats with Omega-3s
"A super way to get extra omega-3 fatty acids in your diet (from the walnut oil and flax seeds) not to mention fiber, vitamins and minerals!"
1 cup of steel cut or Irish oats, 4 cups of water, 1 pinch of kosher salt, 2 Tablespoons of real maple syrup, 1 Tablespoon of brown sugar, 1 Tablespoon of walnut oil, 1 teaspoon of flax seeds, 8 fresh California dates (honey dates preferred), 1 banana, milk or additional water to adjust thickness
Banana Cream Oatmeal
"My kids love this. They ask for it just as much as they do store-bought cereals. I hope you like it too."
4 cups water, 2 cups quick-cooking oats, 2 bananas into thin coins, 1/2 cup non-fat sweetened condensed milk, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
Banana Date Oatmeal
"A healthy, no-sugar-added oatmeal recipe with lots of fruit and yumminess! Also has no cholesterol or bad fats."
1/4 banana, 3 pitted dried dates, 2 Tablespoons chopped walnuts, 1 serving of oatmeal* - uncooked
Banana Nut Oatmeal
"Wake up with this super easy microwave oatmeal featuring bananas, walnuts and wheat germ for added nutrition."
1 banana, 1/3 cup oats, 1/3 cup milk, 1 Tablespoon walnuts, 1 Tablespoon wheat germ, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, 1 teaspoon honey (or brown sugar), dash of salt
Banana Oatmeal (With Wheat Germ)
"Delicious. Toasty. Fruity. For creamier oatmeal, use half water and half milk. You could also add raisins if you like - just stir in a handful when you mix in the butter."
3 and 1/4 cup water, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1 cup quick or old fashioned oats, 2/3 cup wheat germ - toasted, 2 bananas into coins, 4 Tablespoons brown sugar, 2 Tablespoons butter
Banana Oatmeal Bake
"This is a baked oatmeal with a lot of sweet banana flavor. It takes about 5 minutes to prepare and about 30 minutes to cook."
3 bananas (2 sliced and 1 mashed), 2 cups rolled oats, 1 teaspoon baking powder, 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt, 1/4 cup brown sugar, 1 egg, 1 and 1/2 cups skim milk, 1 teaspoon vanilla, 2 Tablespoons brown sugar (optional for topping)
Banana Orange Date Oatmeal
"Sometimes I'll use a combination of dates, raisins and dried cranberries for a different variation."
1 and 1/2 cups orange juice, 1 and 1/2 cup water, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg, 1 and 1/2 cups Old Fashioned or quick cooking oats, 3/4 cup chopped dates or raisins, 1 ripe banana - mashed
Banana Orange Oatmeal
"Serve with a little milk on top for a creamier texture and taste."
2 cups orange juice, 1 and 1/3 cup quick-cooking rolled oats, 1 banana, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1 pinch nutmeg
Banana Raisin Microwave Oats
"A fast and filling healthy breakfast to start the day right. This oatmeal has bananas, raisins and a fun garnish of Cheerios."
1/2 cup old fashioned oats, 1 cup water, 20 or so golden raisins, 1 banana, 1/4 to a 1/2 cup of Honey Nut Cheerios, skimmed milk - enough to top off the bowl
Banana Wheat Germ Oatmeal
"If you need to toast your own wheat germ, just heat it in a skillet over medium-high heat - stirring often - until it smells toasty."
3 and 3/4 cups water, 1 cup old-fashioned rolled oats, 2/3 cup toasted wheat germ, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 3 Tablespoons brown sugar, 1 Tablespoon butter, 2 medium-sized bananas into coins
Best Amish Baked Oatmeal
"I make a batch and this is my breakfast for the week. It can be a very low fat and low cholesterol meal. It also freezes very well."
6 eggs, 3/4 cup apple juice concentrate - unsweetened and undiluted, 3 1/4 cups whole dairy milk - soy or rice or almond milk is fine too, 1 cup canola oil or substitute with 1 cup applesauce, 1 cup pure maple syrup, 5 teaspoons ground cinnamon, 4 teaspoons baking powder, 6 cups rolled oats or quick oats, 3 or 4 apples - peeled and chopped, 1 cup walnuts or pecans or almonds, 1/2 cup brown sugar, 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
Best Ever Maple-Cinnamon Oatmeal
"Who can resist this cinamonny maple flavor? It's great and I have it every morning!"
1/2 cup Old-Fashioned oats, 1 cup of water, 1/4 cup of sugar-free maple syrup, 1 Tablespoon low fat butter (I use Country Crock's Calcium Fortified butter), 1 teaspoon cinnamon plus extra for dashing
"Any fruit at all can be used in this recipe. Also, you could try using orange or pineapple juice for a more tropical muesli."
1/2 cup oatmeal, 1/4 cup Apple Juice, 1/4 cup natural yoghurt, pinch of cinnamon, 1 apple (preferably granny smith), 1 tablespoon crushed almonds, 1 tablespoon dried cranberries, 1 banana, 1 handful blueberries
Blueberry Almond Oatmeal
"Healthy and delicious. Steel-cut oats take longer to cook than old fashioned oats, but it's worth the wait... especially when they're loaded with great stuff."
1/4 cup steel-cut oats, 1/3 cup fresh of frozen blueberries, 1/4 cup milk, 1 Tablespoon slivered almonds, 1 teaspoon ground flaxseed
"You can replace the apricots with an equal amount of another dried fruit if you want to experiment."
2 cups low-fat milk, 2 cups dry couscous, 1/2 cup slivered almonds, 1/3 cup chopped dried apricots, 1/3 cup raisins, 2 Tablespoons honey, 3 teaspoons cinnamon
Brian's Banana Oatmeal
"I first learned about this recipe while at a surf camp on the southern most tip of Java Indonesia in 1985, I modified it a little. Instead of oatmeal they used yogurt."
2/3 cup water, 1/3 cup Old Fashioned oats, 1 banana, 1 teaspoon golden flax, organic 100% raw and uncooked unfiltered unblended undiluted Honey
Brown Rice & Pumpkin Porridge
"This hot cereal is reminiscent of pumpkin pie. It should win over most oatmeal fans. It's sort of a pumpkin rice pudding you get to eat for breakfast!"
1 cup cooked brown rice, 1 cup milk, 2 Tablespoons brown sugar, 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon, 1 pinch freshly grated nutmeg, 1 pinch salt, 1/4 cup pure pumpkin, 1 Tablespoon butter, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract, 2 or 3 Tablespoons raisins
Brown Rice Breakfast
"A hot breakfast cereal made with brown rice instead of oats. Healthy and tasty. A great way to use leftover rice."
1/2 cup brown rice - cooked and cooled, 1 Tablespoon sliced almonds, 1 Tablespoon raisins (or dried cranberries), 1/4 cup soy milk, 1 Tablespoon pure maple syrup, 2 drops vanilla extract, 1 dash cinnamon
Brown Rice Hot Cereal
"A comforting cross between oatmeal and rice pudding. The egg adds a light custard flavor, but can be skipped if desired. This is a fun recipe to experiment with."
1 cup brown rice - cooked, 1 cup low-fat milk, 2 Tablespoons dried blueberries other dried fruit, 1 dash cinnamon, 2 Tablespoons honey, 1 egg, 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract, 1 Tablespoon butter
Chai Rasin Oatmeal
"Great for a quick warm breakfast. I find that this beats any store bought instant oatmeal. The chai mix I used was called a powdered chai latte mix."
3/4 cup of 1 minute oatmeal, 1/4 cup of chai instant mix, 1/4 cup raisins, 2 teaspoons of sugar or Splenda, 1 1/2 cups of skim milk
Cherry Vanilla Oatmeal
"Nutritious, delicious and easy to make. Homemade oatmeal in less than 10 minutes."
1 cup milk, 3/4 cups water, 1 and 1/4 cup quick cooking oats, 1/4 cups dried cherries, 2 teaspoons brown sugar, 1/8 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract, 2 drops almond extract, 2 Tablespoons cherry jam, slivered almonds or crunchy almond granola
Chocolate Peanut Butter Oatmeal
"Tastes just like a delicious no bake cookie. A quick concoction that uses packets of instant oatmeal and Carnation instant breakfast."
1/2 packet no sugar added chocolate Carnation Instant Breakfast, 1 Tablespoon creamy peanut butter, 1/2 cup dry instant oatmeal, 1 packet Splenda
Chocolate Steel Cut Oatmeal (Slow Cooker)
"Cook breakfast while you sleep! This easy-to-make slow cooker oatmeal recipe is easy to modify to suit your tastes."
3 cups water, 1 and 1/2 cups milk, 2 Tablespoon cocoa powder, 2 Tablespoons sugar, 1 Tablespoon butter, 1 teaspoon vanilla, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon, 1 cup steel cut oats
Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Oatmeal
"This easy, chocolatey oatmeal gives you heart-healthy oats with the taste satisfaction of a fun dessert."
1/2 cup quick-instant oats, dash salt, 1/2 cup milk, 1/2 cup water, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract, 2 teaspoons sugar (slightly rounded), 4 heaping teaspoons cocoa, 4 to 6 strawberries
"Serve warm with non-dairy milk. Garnish with whole almonds for a festive breakfast. Can be made the day before and re-warmed."
1 cup slivered almonds, 1 cup pearl barley, 2 quarts water (more as needed), 1 and 3/4 cups raisins, 1/3 cup honey, 1 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander, 1 and 3/4 cups chopped dates
Cinnamon Chocolate Low-Fat Oatmeal
"Add skim-milk for a creamier consistency... Yum-o!"
2 packets plain instant oatmeal, 1 packet fat-free hot chocolate, 3 packets Splenda, 2 teaspoons cinnamon
Cinnamon Currant Oatmeal (Microwave)
"This recipe is so simple and delicious. The currants are sweet enough that no sugar is needed. Try it chilled in the fridge overnight."
1/2 cup quick cooking oats, 1/3 cup currants, 1 teaspoon cinnamon (or), water
Cinnamon Sugar Oatmeal
"Just an easy recipe for from-scratch oatmeal. Make sure to use quick oats. Old Fashioned oats will require more cooking time... consult the package label for instructions."
2 and 1/2 cups water, 1 pinch salt, 2 cups quick oats, 2 Tablespoons sugar, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, 1/2 cup half and half, butter and brown sugar - for serving
"This is an easy healthy start for one person and can be easily adjusted for more by following direction on box. I use a heavy one quart tri-clad pan with good fitting cover. "
1 cup water, 1/2 cup Old Fashion rolled oats, 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, 1 handful of black raisins, walnuts and a sprinkle of nutmeg
Coconut Banana Oatmeal
"For an extra coconut kick, top each serving with a sprinkle of sweetened shredded coconut."
1 cup quick cooking oats, 1 cup water, 1 cup coconut-flavored evaporated milk (or light coconut milk), 2 bananas, 1/3 cup almonds
Cold Breakfast Oatmeal
"This is my very favorite oatmeal. Once I ate this, cooked oatmeal took a vacation in my home. For a twist, use steel cut oats one morning. Either way you are getting plenty of fiber and a no-sugar option as well."
3/4 cup rolled oats (non-instant and uncooked), 1 cup skim milk (may use rice or soy or almond milk), 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, 1 packet sweetener of choice (1 teaspoon), 1/4 cup dried or fresh blueberries (also try dried cherries or currants)
Cranberry Almond Crunch Surprise Oatmeal
"Cranberries lend a fruity tang and almonds offer a surprising light crunch in this healthy oatmeal breakfast."
1/2 cup oats, 1 cup water, 1 Tablespoon dried cranberries, 1 Tablespoon slivered almonds, 1 pinch cinnamon
"Any dried fruit can replace the cranberries. This is just my favorite version."
1 and 1/2 cups quick-cooking oatmeal, 1 and 1/2 cups water, 1 and 1/2 cup milk, 1 cup dried cranberries, 2 teaspoons brown sugar
Creamy Cinnamon Oatmeal
"A 200 calorie, microwave oatmeal that uses a combination of milk and water to cook the oats so they have maximum creaminess. "
1/2 cup quick oats, 1/2 cup water, 1/2 cup milk, dash salt, 2 packets of Splenda, cinnamon (to taste)
Creamy Maple Oatmeal
"Each serving has about 350 calories. But if you're not on a diet, I really recommend adding 1 Tablespoon of vanilla ice cream or Cool Whip for the perfect final touch."
3 cups water, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1 and 1/2 cups Old Fashioned rolled oats, 1/4 cup heavy cream, 2 Tablespoons butter, 1 Tablespoon brown sugar, 4 Tablespoons maple syrup, 4 Tablespoons raisins or dried cranberries
Creamy Microwave Oatmeal
"Super fast. Super healthy. Super cheap. Super tasty."
2/3 cup low-fat milk, 1/3 cup quick cooking oats, 1/4 cup raisins or other dried fruit, 2 teaspoons sugar, 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
"I have this every morning for my breakfast. It is satisfying, healthy and delicious!"
1 cup of oatmeal, enough soya or low fat milk to cover the oats generously, 1 handful of mixed seeds, 1 mashed banana, dash of boiling water
Crockpot Carrot Cake Oatmeal
"All the flavor of carrot cake in a warm bowl of steel cut oatmeal. Includes recipe for a cream cheese frosting drizzle to make the illusion complete."
3/4 cup steel cut oats, 2 and 1/4 cups water, 3/4 cup applesauce, 2 carrots, 1/4 cup raisins, 1/4 cup chopped walnuts or pecans, 1/4 cup maple syrup, 2 Tablespoons brown sugar, 1 and 1/2 teaspoons vanilla, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, 1/4 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/4 to 1/2 cup milk, For The Cream Cheese Frosting Drizzle: 3 ounces cream cheese, 3/4 cup confectioner's sugar, 3 Tablespoons milk, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla, 1 pinch salt
Crockpot Wheat Berry Cereal
"So simple. So healthy. I love my crockpot!"
1 cup Wheat berries - rinsed and drained, 2 cups apple juice, 1/2 cup apricots, 1/4 cup raisins, 1 Tablespoon brown sugar, 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon, 1/2 teaspoon allspice
Easy Banana Date Oatmeal
"Tastes just like banana bread! For an interesting brunch idea - this is excellent with a scoop of vanilla ice cream on top!"
1 cup quick oats, 1 1/2 cups low-fat milk, 1/8 cup brown sugar, 1 banana, 5 fresh dates - pitted & chopped, 1 tablespoon butter, 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract, 1 dash of salt
Easy Fruity Porridge
"This is very filling and warms you up on a cold day!"
1/2 cup of rolled porridge oats, 1 cup of water, 1 ripe banana, 1 eating apple, 3 strawberries
"Oatmeal becomes more fluffy with increased volume when eggs are stirred frantically into the cooking oats."
5 or 6 Tablespoons oats, 2 eggs, milk, salt and sugar - taste, 1/3 to 1/2 cup boiling water
Fruit Juice Oatmeal
"Try this with any fruit juice. Apple and orange are my favorites. This recipe requires only 2 ingredients."
1 cup apple juice, 1 cup rolled oats
"Couscous is definitely not just for dinner. This fruity version with chopped fruit and a dollop of yogurt makes a terrific breakfast or snack."
1 cup apple and blackcurrant juice, 1/2 cup couscous, 1 cup chopped fruit*, strawberry or vanilla yogurt
"This recipe will make 6 cups of oatmeal. It makes a great breakfast on a chilly morning with a refreshing glass of orange juice."
2 1/2 cups water, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1 1/2 cups rolled oats (old fashioned not instant), maple syrup, 1 Tablespoon raisins, 1 teaspoon cinnamon
Homemade Instant Oatmeal Mix
"This is a GREAT way to cut down on the sugar that's in those instant oatmeal packets. You can package it up into individual serving sizes in plastic ziploc snack bags! Great to take to the office or for kids to make!"
5 cups instant oatmeal, 4 tablespoons brown sugar, 1 cup raisins (or other dried fruit), 3 tablespoons dry milk powder, 5 ziplock bags
"A healthy oatmeal with the delicious taste of roasted nuts and honey. You can use any nut or mix of nuts that you like."
1 cup quick-cooking oats, handful of mixed nuts (chopped almonds or pecans or any nuts), a couple good squirts of squeeze honey, good pinch of salt, 1 banana, soy milk or normal milk (about 2 cups)
Hot Chocolate Oatmeal
"After many attempts at creating a decent chocolate oatmeal, this one actually worked. If you've ever tried adding hot chocolate mix to oatmeal, only to find the lack of flavor disappointing, this recipe is for you!"
1/2 cup quick oats, 1/2 cup water, 1/2 cup milk, dash salt, 1 Tablespoon sugar, 1 Tablespoon unsweetened cocoa, 1/4 teaspoon vanilla
Low-Carb Mock Oatmeal
"A microwave hot cereal recipe where wheat bran and flaxseed seed meal take the place of oatmeal."
1/2 cup wheat bran, 1/2 cup flaxseed seed meal, 1 packages Splenda or other artificial sweetener, 1/3 cup water
Low-Fat Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal Cake
"Did you know... Oatmeal contains a wide array of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants and is a good source of protein, complex carbohydrates and iron."
1/2 cup + 1 Tablespoon quick-cooking oats, 1 and 1/2 cups + 1 Tablespoon sifted flour, 4 Tablespoons low-fat butter spread, 4 egg whites, 2 teaspoons baking powder, 1 teaspoon ground allspice, 1 and 1/2 pounds firm apples, 1/4 cup brown sugar, 3 teaspoons ground cinnamon, 1 cup granulated sugar, 2 teaspoons vanilla, 1 teaspoon baking soda, 3/4 cup non-fat milk, 1 ccup low-fat whipped topping
Maple & Brown Sugar Oatmeal
"This is a quick maple and brown sugar oatmeal recipe for one person. It tastes so much better then the oatmeal from the packets. I hope you'll like it!"
1/2 cup quick-cooking or old-fashioned oats, 1 cup water, 1 dash salt, 2 teaspoons maple syrup, 2 teaspoon packed brown sugar, 1 Tablespoon raisins or other dried fruit
Maple Apple Oatmeal
"You can use water instead of apple juice or a mixture of the two. But the juice gives this oatmeal an overall apple flavor I think you'll like. Enjoy!"
3 cups apple juice, 1 and 1/2 cups old fashioned oats, 1/2 cup chopped fresh or dried apple, 1/4 cup pure maple syrup, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/2 cup chopped walnuts or pecans
Maple Apple Raisin Oatmeal
"If you decide to add nuts... walnuts are my favorite but just about any kind would do. I also like to top off each serving with a drizzle of maple syrup. Enjoy!"
3 and 1/2 cups milk, 1/8 teaspoon salt, 2 cups quick or old-fashioned oats, 1 cup apple (cored and peeled), 1 Tablespoon butter, 1/4 cup maple syrup, 1/2 cup raisins, 1/2 cup chopped nuts
Maple Cranberry Oatmeal
"Ready in under 10 minutes, this oatmeal gets a lot of flavor from cranberries, maple syrup and toasted wheat germ."
3 and 1/2 cups low-fat milk, 2 cups rolled oats (quick or Old Fashioned) - uncooked, 1/2 cup dried cranberries (or any other dried fruit if you prefer), 1/3 cup maple syrup (1/4 cup if using pure maple syrup which is much sweeter than most store brands), 1/4 cup toasted wheat germ, 1/4 teaspoon salt
Maple Raisin Steel Cut Oatmeal
"A creamy, tasty steel cut oatmeal with just the slightest little pop from each tiny oat. Easily modified to fit your tastes."
1 cup steel cut oats, 1 and 1/2 cups milk, 1 and 1/2 cups water, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/4 cup maple syrup (preferably pure maple syrup).1/3 cup raisins, butter, chopped walnuts (or other chopped nut)
Maple Walnut Oatmeal
"This is like the deluxe version of the maple and brown sugar instant oatmeal that comes in those little packets. I try to serve oatmeal once a week. It's Heart Smart!"
3 and 1/2 cups low-fat milk, 2 cups quick or old-fashioned oats, 1 cup chopped apple - unpeeled, 1/4 cup maple syrup, 1/2 cup raisins, 1/2 cup chopped walnuts, 1 Tablespoon butter, 1/8 teaspoon salt
Microwave Peach Oatmeal
"Serve warm with a splash of cool milk on top."
1/3 cup quick-cooking oats, 1/2 cup water, 1/4 cup sliced canned peaches, 1/8 cup juice from the canned peaches, 1 teaspoon honey, 2 drops vanilla extract
Microwave Peanut Butter Oatmeal
"Classic peanut butter oatmeal taste from the microwave. Only takes a couple minutes to prepare. "
1/2 cup quick oats, 1 cup water, dash salt, 2 teaspoons sugar (slightly rounded), 1 to 2 Tablespoons peanut butter
Morning Spicy Wakeup (Oatmeal)
"All natural healthy ingredients, except maybe for the salt, but a real tasty alternative to start the day."
1/2 cup quick-cooking microwave oatmeal, 2 cups water, 1/4 cup vegetable juice (like V8), 2 Tablespoons cayenne pepper hot sauce (like Franks Hot Sauce), salt
Multi-Grain Hot Cereal
"The key to a smooth cereal is to grind the oats, barley and rice to a powdery texture. If you have a spice or coffee grinder, they work great."
1 cup quick-cooking or old fashioned oats, 1/2 cup quick-cooking barley, 1/2 cup uncooked brown rice, 1/2 cup whole wheat flour, 1/2 cup cornmeal, 1/4 cup sesame seeds or flax seed or chopped nuts
Oat Bran Banana Porridge
"A morning treat that helps keep you regular. Enjoy!"
1 small banana, 3/4 cup water, 2 teaspoons honey, 1/3 cup oat bran, 1 dash cinnamon, 1 dash salt, milk
"I have used plain soy milk and vanilla flavored... I prefer the vanilla flavored. When I was out of frozen berries, I used frozen peaches which worked wonderfully with flavored soy milk."
1/2 cup raw oats, 1 cup soy milk - flavored or plain, 1/2 cup frozen fruit - berries are good, drizzle of honey
Oatmeal Cookie Oatmeal
"This is a GREAT comfort meal... warms you right up! And it tastes a lot like an oatmeal cookie."
1/2 cup quick cooking or Old Fashioned oats, 1 cup boiling water, 1 handful of raisins, 8 to 10 walnuts, 1 pinch salt, 1 Tablespoon brown sugar, 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon, 1/2 ripe banana - thinly sliced
Orange Cranberry Oatmeal
"A double dose of orange blends with tangy cranberries for an oatmeal that is sure to wake up your senses."
1 and 1/4 cup water, 1/2 cup orange juice (preferably fresh-squeezed), 1/8 teaspoon salt, 1 cup quick-cooking or Old Fashioned oats, 1/4 cup dried cranberries, 2 Tablespoons brown sugar (white sugar also works), 1/2 teaspoon vanilla, 1/4 teaspoon finely grated orange peel
"If this doesn't sound very appealing to you cold, you can always add a few more splashes of milk and pop it in the microwave, its good either way! Its perfect to make the night before if you seem to have jam packed mornings, and its so incredibly filling, and not to mention good for you too :)"
1/2 cup old fashioned rolled oats, Tablespoon agave nectar, Teaspoon vanilla extract, Few dashes of cinnamon (to your preference), 1/2 cup vanilla almond milk (or any dairy you prefer), 1 sliced banana, Chopped nuts optional
"You can also cook the oats with milk instead of water, but I like to add the milk after to cool it down a bit. I also suggest using real maple syrup for this oatmeal."
1/2 cup quick cooking oats, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, 1 Tablespoon honey, 1 Tablespoon maple syrup, 1 banana, lowfat or fatfree milk
Peaches And Cream Oatmeal
"For even more creamy peach flavor, consider topping each serving with half & half and additional peach slices."
1 cup rolled oats, 1 and 1/2 cups water, 1/2 cup canned diced peaches (with syrup), 1 Tablespoon brown sugar, 1/8 cup half & half, additional peach slices for garnish
Peanut Butter Yogurt Oatmeal
"This is a real stick to your bones breakfast. I've done this with regular and all-natural peanut butter and other nuts spreads like almond, cashew and the like. I also use Silhouette yogurt with no sugar and low fat."
3/4 cup of water, 1/3 cup of quick cooking oats, 1 Tablespoon all natural peanut butter, a single serving of yogurt (any kind you like)
"You don't have to use apples and saltanas with this recipe. At the end you can serve it with any fruits (mango, kiwi, berries) and/or nuts."
1/2 a cup of steamed oats, 1 cup of low fat milk, 1/2 a granny smith apple (peeled and cubed), handful of saltanas, handful of blueberries
Perfect Steel-Cut Oatmeal
"They take longer to make, but most people agree that steel-cut oats make a more satisfying oatmeal than instant or Old Fashioned Oats. Lightly toasting the oats brings out their natural flavor which is nutty and reminiscent of butterscotch."
1 Tablespoon butter, 1/2 cup steel-cut oats, 1 cup water, 1 cup milk, 1 Tablespoon brown sugar, 1/4 teaspoon salt
Pineapple Coconut Oatmeal
"A microwave oatmeal recipe that takes less than 5 minutes to make. Loaded with the great tastes of pineapple, coconut and brown sugar."
1 cups water, 1/2 cup coconut milk, 8 ounces crushed pineapple - undrained, 1 cup quick-cooking oats, 2 Tablespoons brown sugar, 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla, 1 handful of raisins, 1/3 cup shredded coconut
Pineapple Microwave Oatmeal
"A quick and easy favorite at our house."
1 cup quick cooking oats, 1 and 1/2 cups water, 8-ounce can of crushed pineapple (don't drain), 1/2 cup raisins, 2 Tablespoons brown sugar, 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
"I love this recipe. It kind of reminds me of pineapple upside down cake. Lightly sweet and fresh tasting."
1 8-ounce can of pineapple tidbits with juice, 1 and 1/2 cups water, 1 cup old-fashioned oats, 4 teaspoons packed brown sugar, 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon, 1/4 cup raisins, milk for topping - as desired
Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal
"This oatmeal is so good when you serve it with a little whipped cream or low fat ice cream on top - just like you'd have on pumpkin pie. Enjoy!"
1/4 cup low fat milk, 1/3 cup water, 1/4 cup Old Fashioned oats, 3 Tablespoons canned pumpkin, 2 Tablespoon sliced almonds, 2 Tablespoons maple syrup or brown sugar, 1 pinch cinnamon, 1 pinch nutmeg, 2 drops vanilla extract, 2 Tablespoons raisins
Quick Oatmeal Cookie Oatmeal
"If done properly, this recipe really does taste like an oatmeal cookie. Best of all, it's super fast to make in the microwave."
1/2 cup instant oatmeal, 1 cup milk, 1/4 cup raisins, 1/8 cup nuts (crushed or uncrushed), 2 Tablespoons sugar or the equivalent of artificial sweetener
Raisin & Brown Sugar Instant Oatmeal Mix
"Give the gift of breakfast... the gift of health... or just give yourself the gift of saving money on instant oatmeal!"
1 one-quart jar, 3 cups quick-cooking oatmeal, 1/3 cup brown sugar, 2 Tablespoons dry milk powder, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, 3/4 teaspoon salt, 3/4 cup raisins
"Get your day started right with healthy oatmeal and the fresh taste of raspberries. For a double burst of berry flavor, hide a teaspoon of raspberry jam in each serving."
1 cup quick cooing or Old Fashioned oats, 1 cup water, 1 cup milk, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/2 cup fresh raspberries, 1 Tablespoon brown sugar, maple syrup, raspberry jam
Roasted Banana Oatmeal
"This is a great filling breakfast. Roasting the bananas brings out the sweet flavor, so you don't miss adding sugar."
1/2 banana (roasted), 1/2 cup plain Almond Milk, 1/2 cup oatmeal, cinnamon, 2 TBS ground flax seed
"This is a savory version of oatmeal that is good for you without tasting like it. If you like garlic toast, you will like this recipe. You will want to change the amount of each ingredient to suit your own tastes. The salt could be dropped if you are on a salt free diet. I would use a salt substitute or just more of the other ingredients."
2/3 cup Old Fashioned or quick-cooking oats, 1 and 1/3 cup water, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder, 1 teaspoon oregano
Six Grain Crockpot Breakfast
"Not only is it delicious and hearty, but it also promotes regularity."
2 Tablespoons uncooked barley (3/4 ounce), 2 Tablespoons uncooked millet (3/4 ounce), 2 Tablespoons uncooked cornmeal (3/4 ounce), 1/4 cup rolled oats (3/4 ounce), 2 and 1/2 Tablespoons uncooked Bulgur (1 ounce), 2 and 1/2 Tablespoons uncooked brown rice (1 ounce), 3/4 cup plus 2 Tablespoons chopped dried mixed fruit (4 1/2 ounces), 1 and 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon, 3 cups water, 1 Tablespoon vanilla
Steel Cut Apple Oatmeal (Crockpot)
"If you plan to sleep in, add an extra 1/3 cup of water for every hour over 8 that you leave the oatmeal unattended. It will help assure that the oatmeal isn't dry."
2 cups steel cut oats (not rolled oats), 6 cups water, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, 1/2 cup brown sugar, 1 teaspoon vanilla, 2 apples - cored and peeled and diced, 1 cup raisins, 1/2 cup chopped walnuts, 2 Tablespoons honey
"A lot more lively than instant oatmeal. And we all know how good oatmeal is for us. Try different flavored yogurts to make this recipe different every time."
2 cups quick-cooking oats, 1 pint strawberries (thawed if frozen), 1 and 3/4 cups milk, 1 and 3/4 cups water, 4 Tablespoons sour cream or yogurt, 2 or 3 Tablespoons brown sugar, 1/4 teaspoon salt
Sugar Free Pumpkin Pie Protein Oatmeal
"Canned pumpkin is the ingredient that makes this oatmeal taste like pumpkin pie. Low in sugar with a protein boost from protein powder."
1 cup old fashioned oats, water (as directed), 3/4 cup canned pumpkin, cinnamon and splenda, 1 scoop (about 1/4 cup) vanilla protein powder, Da Vinnci French Vanilla sugar free syrup, 2 Tablespoons slivered almonds
"A delicious oatmeal flavored with banana, raisins, cinnamon and optional pecans."
1 ripe banana, 1/4 cup raisins, 1 cup rolled oats, 1 Tablespoon sugar, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, 1/2 cup apple or orange juice, milk
Super Fiber Oatmeal
"If it is too thick for your liking, you can always add some non-fat milk to it as well."
1 and 1/2 cups rolled oats, 1 cup water, 1/2 cup wheat bran or bran cereal, 2 Tablespoons chopped nuts, 2 tablespoons peanut butter, 1 or 2 teaspoons baking cocoa, 1 or 2 teaspoons honey or other sweetener
Sweet Pear Oatmeal
"Use more maple syrup (up to 1 tablespoon) if you want the oatmeal to taste sweeter."
1/2 cup quick-instant oats, dash salt, 1/2 cup milk, 1/2 cup water, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract, 1/2 tablespoon maple syrup, 1 ripe pear
The College Student's Oatmeal
"This recipe is great for college students living in a dorm. Oats are cheap and go a long way, and the yogurt can be obtained from the single-serving cups that you can buy from the grocery store in assorted flavors. Quick, cheap, easy, filling, and nutritional... perfect for the busy college student!"
Yogurt, Oatmeal, Milk
Tropical Sunrise Oatmeal
"Homemade oatmeal with marmalade, cranberries, raisins and walnuts."
1/2 cup oats (not instant), 1 cup water, dash of salt, 1 and 1/2 Tablespoons marmalade jam, handful of dried cranberries, handful of golden raisins, handful of walnuts, milk
"This may be more of lunch recipe, but I thought I would share it because it's a unique way to use oats. The oats can turn just about any canned soup into an almost-casserole style dish. Oats! Not just for breakfast anymore!"
1/2 cup quick cooking oats, 1 cup cauliflower soup (can be substituted with any soup at all - particularly nice if the soup has chunky vegetable pieces in it!)
Weetbix And Fruit
"Particularly good when you have sore teeth or mouth!"
3 breakfast wheat biscuits such as Weetbix or Vitawheats, boiling water, 1/2 cup any puree fruit such as apple