4 Easy Oatmeal Recipes

Being that oatmeal is a heart-healthy breakfast option, I have really tried my best to incorporate it into my diet.  It is considered a superfood that will keep you fuller longer while providing nutrients like fiber and antioxidants.  I found store-bought flavored oatmeal to be too sugary with not so much oats and that is why I started trying to make my own flavors at home.

Basic Maple

Servings: 2   Cook Time: 5 min.

Ingredients:

3 Tbsp. Maple Syrup

2 servings Quick Oats

Directions:

-Cook oatmeal as directed on box

-Stir in maple syrup

PB&J Oatmeal              

Servings: 2     Cook Time: 5 min.

 Ingredients:

4 Tbsp. Peanut Butter

2 servings Quick Oats

2 Tbsp. Berry Jelly

Directions:

-Cook oatmeal as directed on box

-Stir in peanut butter

-top each serving with 1 Tbsp. of berry jelly

 

Coconut Cocoa Oatmeal            

Servings: 2   Cook Time: 5 min.

Ingredients:

1 tsp. Vanilla Extract

½ c.  Sweetened Shredded Coconut

2 Tbsp. Cocoa Powder

2 servings Quick Oats

Topping:  Shredded Coconut & Grated Dark Chocolate

Directions:

-Cook your quick oats as directed on box

-Stir in cocoa powder and shredded coconut

*Top with desired toppings

 

Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal

Servings: 2   Cook Time: 15 min.

Ingredients:

2 Granny Smith Apples

1 tsp. Cinnamon Sugar

½ tsp. Cinnamon

1 Tbsp. Honey

1 Tbsp. Oil

2 servings Quick Oats

Optional Toppings-Cinnamon Sugar and Chopped Pecans

Directions:

-Rinse, peel, and dice apples

-Pour oil into heat skillet and pan fry the apples

-Sprinkle the cinnamon sugar and cinnamon over apples

-While apples cook, prepare your quick oats as directed on box

-Once apples have softened and become a caramel color (about 10 min)

-Remove apples from heat and add to oatmeal

-Stir in honey and add toppings if desired

 

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