Ask anyone what their favorite breakfast is, and you’ll l probable get answers ranging from sugary cinnamon buns to veggie omelets. But how many of them can say their preffered morning meal is oatmeal? Well, that’s all about to change. Not only that oatmeal is super healthy (it’s packed with belly-filling fiber), but it’s also amazingly versatile. Whether you prefer the grains savory or sweet — or packed with protein or healthy fats — we have the right recipe for you. And keep in mind that no matter which flavor mixture you pick out, one thing is guaranteed: You’ll never look at oatmeal the same manner again.
Tomato Basil Oatmeal
Sweet oatmeal recipes are very easy to find, but does savory ones are? Those are a bit harder to locate. With its fresh herbs, tomato puree, pine nuts and Parmesan cheese, Oatgasm’s tomato and basil oatmeal reminds us of a lower-carb bowl of pasta — one which you’ll want to consume for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Slow Cooker Overnight Oatmeal
You don’t have time to cook breakfast in the morning? No problem. Simply toss 2 cups of oats into a slow cooker, top with a few dried berries and add water. Than wait for 90 minutes and voila! Just with 193 calories, this slow cooker overnight oatmeal can be your new preferred breakfast.
Blueberry Muffin Overnight Oats
Our love of overnight oats continues with this mouthwatering blueberry version from Get Yourself Skinny. (Seriously, how gorgeous is this?) The Greek yogurt and chia seeds add an additional shot of protein (14.5g in one jar!) and a chewy, flavorful texture. And did we mention it only takes a couple of minutes to make this recipe?
Date-Sweetened Apple Pie Oatmeal
This gluten-free apple pie oatmeal from the Healthy House Ideas is sweetened with apple slices, dates and a spoon of honey. It’s part crispy, part thick and creamy and all parts are totally pleasing. Plus, it’s easy to mix and match this base recipe with other toppings — consider: toasted nuts and flaxseed. Bon Appetite!
5-Minute Oatmeal Energy Bowl
Who says comfort food can’t be healthful? This oatmeal power bowl from Healthy House Ideas is not only delicious, but it also lives up to its belly-filling promise: laden with chia seeds, cinnamon and almonds, it’s an immediate, energizing way to begin your day.
Raspberry-Almond Overnight Oatmeal
Breakfast can`t be much easier than this raspberry almond oatmeal. Simply integrate milk, oats, yogurt, chia seeds, almonds and a dash of almond extract in a pint-sized jar, then shake, stir and refrigerate. It’s full of healthy ingredients, and served up in a excellent portion size!