Oatmeal doesn’t have to be boring. It can be different almost every time you make it. These 6 oatmeal recipes will help you take oatmeal from boring to exciting. Few single vegan foods are as tasty and satisfying as oatmeal. I like it for breakfast but I will eat it any time of day.
Oatmeal contains something known as beta-glucan. It is a type of fiber that is especially significant because of what research has shown that it can do when eaten regularly. Forget all of these drugs to help with cholesterol, beta-glucan has been shown to actually lower cholesterol.
And don’t forget that oatmeal is full other great nutrients like potassium, folate and omega-3 fatty acids. There are a lot of reasons to eat oatmeal regular as part of your healthy vegan diet. It can get boring though. So here are 6 ways to spice it up and make that boring oatmeal the most exciting thing you eat all day!
If you are ready to spice up your morning oatmeal let’s get started. All 6 of these oatmeal ideas are delicious but you will probably love some more than others. It’s important to eat oatmeal often though. It’s is of the best vegan foods you can add to your vegan diet.
Apple Pie Oatmeal Recipe
To transform your ordinary oatmeal into a dish reminiscent of grandmas apple pie: Simply top with chopped walnuts and apples, ground cinnamon and a touch of maple syrup!
Chocolate Chip Cookies Oatmeal
Let’s be honest, adults will love this as much as kids. Top your oatmeal with a spoonful of dark cocoa and a few dark chocolate chips! This is more of a treat and really shouldn’t be eaten every day.
Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal
Just mix in a tablespoon of pumpkin puree and top with pumpkin pie spice. This recipe idea is especially great in the fall and around holidays. But I like it all year long.
This first oatmeal recipe is my favorite! So many complex textures, flavors, and nutrition. It really packs a nutritional punch in my vegan diet. So filling and satisfying.
Trail Mix Oats
Pump up the protein and healthy fats of your oatmeal by adding seeds like flax, chia, pumpkin or sesame. You can also toss in raisin, dates and nuts!
Elvis loved peanut butter and banana sandwiches. While we’re not quite sure about that one we do know if you add banana slices and a spoonful of your favorite nut butter to your oatmeal you will love it!
Berry Delicious Oatmeal
This one is really easy. Just top your oatmeal with your favorite berries or mix of berries. Strawberry and blueberries are perfect but you can really add any kind of berry you like.