6 Great Oatmeal Recipes To Try For Your Breakfast

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Eating well and having a balanced diet promotes a healthy and happy lifestyle. Although there is no limit to the number of healthy breakfast options, nothing beats starting your day with a fresh bowl of oatmeal. The best thing about oatmeal is its versatility and how it can be prepared in different ways within 15 minutes. We've gathered 6 of the best oatmeal recipes to make your mornings even better.

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Oatmeal can be served in different ways.

1. Banana & Nut Baked Oatmeal Cups

These oatmeal cups are tasty and easy grab-and-go breakfast for when you're in a rush. You can make these oats over the weekend and store them in your fridge for an easy-to-put-together breakfast in the morning.


Rolled oats (3 cups)

Low-fat milk (1 ½ cups)

Mashed bananas (2)

Brown sugar (⅓ cup)

Beaten eggs (2)

Ground cinnamon (1 tsp)

Baking powder (1 tsp)

Vanilla extract (1 tsp)

Salt (½ tsp)

Toasted nuts (½ cup)


Step 1: Lightly cover a muffin tin with cooking spray while your oven is preheated at 375 degrees Fahrenheit.

Step 2: Add your oats, bananas, eggs, milk, sugar, vanilla, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon to a bowl and combine well. Mix in the pecans, and pour the mixture into the muffin tray till the muffin cups are 1/3 full. Bake for 25 minutes till fully cooked from the centre. Allow the muffins to cool for 10 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack. Serve at room temperature, or refrigerate when cool.

2. Matcha Overnight Oats

Meal prepping is the best way to prepare breakfast, especially if you have a busy life. These overnight organic oats topped off with berries are a healthy and tasty breakfast to get you going for the day. This breakfast is best for kids as organic oats are high in fibre and improve digestion.


Non-fat milk (⅔ cups)

Organic oats (⅔ cup)

Matcha powder (1 tsp)

Maple syrup (2 tsp)

Chia seeds (1 tbsp)

Salt (⅛ tsp)

Raspberries (¼ cup)

Blueberries (¼ cup)

Sliced almonds (1 tbsp)


Add your oats, milk, maple syrup, chia seeds, matcha powder, and salt to a large jar and stir until combined well. Top off the oats with almonds, raspberries, and blueberries. Cover the pot and refrigerate overnight. Serve cool or warmed up in the morning.

3. Overnight Apple & Cinnamon Oats

Preparing breakfast will take just a few minutes with these overnight apple and cinnamon oats. All you have to do is pour the oatmeal into a bowl, top it off with your favourite fresh fruits and nuts, and call it a day.


Rolled oats (½ cup)

Unsweetened almond milk (½ cup)

Maple syrup (1 tsp)

Ground cinnamon (¼ tsp)

Diced apple (½ cup)

Pinch of salt


Step 1: Add the oats, almond milk, salt, maple syrup, and cinnamon to a large jar. Stir well till combined. Cover the jar with a lid and refrigerate it overnight.

Step 2: Transfer overnight oats into a bowl and top with diced apple. Serve and enjoy.

4. Chocolate & Banana Oatmeal

We've all heard that adding chocolate to your breakfast isn't the best diet, but what if there was a healthy alternative? This chocolate banana oatmeal is a luxurious and healthier alternative and will make all your childhood dreams come true.


Water (1 cup)

Rolled organic oats (½ cup)

Sliced banana (½)

A pinch of salt

Chocolate spread (1 tbsp)


Add your water and salt to a saucepan, and bring it to a boil. Pour in the oats and stir; lower the heat and cook the oats, stirring the saucepan from time to time. Keep stirring the oats for five minutes till most of the water is absorbed. Remove the saucepan from the heat, and cover it for around 3 minutes. Top your oatmeal with chocolate spread and sliced banana, and enjoy.

5. Overnight Peanut Butter Oats

We've all had our fair share of peanut butter and jelly sandwiches during childhood, so how about enjoying some delicious peanut butter overnight oats as an adult? This is a great vegan option for those who want to get a protein boost in their breakfast. 


Plant-based milk (½ cup)

Old fashioned oats (½ cup)

Pure maple syrup or honey (1 tbsp)

Chia seeds (1 tbsp)

Protein powdered peanut butter (1 tbsp)

Sliced banana (½)

Assorted berries (½ cup)

Salt, to taste


Step 1: In a 2-cup mason jar, add your plant-based milk, oats, peanut butter powder, maple syrup, chia seeds, and salt. Stir these ingredients well till they are combined well. Cover the jar and refrigerate the oats overnight.

Step 2: Pour your oats into a bowl. Top with sliced bananas and berries if you desire. Serve and enjoy.

6. Coconut-Pineapple Baked Oatmeal

It's a bit difficult to search for vegan alternatives for meals, especially breakfast. This vegan pineapple and coconut baked oatmeal is full of heavenly tropical flavours. It's the perfect dish for a family breakfast or to serve to your guests at Sunday brunch. And the best part about it is that it's not even tricky to make.


Rolled oats (2 cups)

Toasted and unsweetened shredded coconut (1 cup)

Ground cinnamon (1 ½ tsp)

Baking powder (1 tsp)

Salt (¾ tsp)

Unsweetened plant-based milk (¾ cup)

Maple syrup (½ cup)

Coconut oil (2 tbsp)

Vanilla extract (1 tsp)

Diced pineapple (2 cups)


Step 1: Use cooking spray to lightly cover an 8-inch baking dish while the oven preheats at 375 degrees Fahrenheit.

Step 2: Combine your oats, cinnamon, salt, coconut, and baking in a large bowl, and stir to mix them thoroughly. Stir in the yoghurt, milk, vanilla, syrup, and coconut oil. Add the pineapples to the mixture and fold them in. Transfer the mixture to the prepped baking dish.

Step 3: Baking for 50 to 60 minutes till golden brown; allow the baked oats to cool down before serving.

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Oatmeal is an excellent choice for breakfast. It's healthy, tasty, and nutritious, and its versatility knows no bounds. You can spice up your oats by baking them with various tropical fruits or use overnight oats for a quick breakfast when you're in a rush. If you're a fan of meal prepping, then oatmeal will be your friend, especially during a busy morning.

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