Oatmeal may seem like such an obvious choice for a breakfast, but it’s actually one of the most versatile breakfasts you can ever make. It’s very quick to prepare, some variations even include an overnight prep so in the morning you just grab it and go, but the coolest thing about it is that there are so many different ways to make it, it never gets boring. Get inspired by these 13 oatmeal recipes!
1. Apple Pie Oatmeal
Imagine starting every day of your workweek with an apple pie. Wouldn’t that be a dream?! Thanks to The Gracious Pantry you can now turn breakfasts into an apple pie feast with a simple recipe for the oatmeal that tastes just like your favorite autumn dessert!
2. Coconut Latte Oatmeal
Before you head over to Starbucks to pick up your favorite latte, you can treat yourself to a latte-flavored breakfast that you can prepare the night before and enjoy on the go! It honestly doesn’t get any more practical and delicious than this, so check in with Fit Foodie Finds to get the details!
3. Chocolate Cherry Oatmeal
The combination of chocolate and cherries is absolutely eternal and loved by everyone! This version of an oatmeal made by Running to the Kitchen doesn’t even feel like breakfast food – it tastes more like a dessert you’d enjoy eating in a fancy restaurant!
4. Instant Pot Oatmeal
You already use your instant pot for lunch and dinner because it’s so convenient, so why not put it to use for breakfast as well? You can set it up to cook oatmeal while you’re getting ready in the morning, which is going to save you so much time! Life Made Sweeter shares the whole recipe!
5. Cinnamon Roll Oatmeal
We’re all guilty of grabbing a big cinnamon roll on our way to work even though it’s not the healthiest breakfast option. Kick this habit by replacing it with an exceptional cinnamon roll oatmeal you can eat at home, following the recipe at Around My Family Table!
6. Blueberry Peach Oatmeal
Starting your day with a variety of fruit is always a good idea. If you don’t like to munch on fruit alone because it’s not satiating enough, you can add it to your oatmeal! Check out how Eating Bird Food made this tasty oatmeal with blueberries and peaches!
7. Buttery Baked Oatmeal
Oatmeal doesn’t just offer versatility in flavors, but also in the way it’s prepared. Instead of cooking your oatmeal you can bake it to give it a special crispy flavor that we usually associate with dessert! A Farmgirl’s Dabbles shares a great recipe for a buttery baked oatmeal.
8. French Toast Oatmeal
Don’t you love breakfast ideas that are inspired by the French who are known to make the best breakfasts in the world? If you’ve been daydreaming of some French toast lately, here’s a super tasty and unusual recipe for a French toast oatmeal by Smart Little Cookie!
9. Strawberry Oatmeal
When strawberries are in season we absolutely can’t get enough of them. They’re great to eat as a snack, in a dessert or in a breakfast porridge! Apple of My Eye shares a recipe for an oatmeal that’s going to bless you with a daily dose of strawberries first thing in the morning!
10. Berry Baked Oatmeal
If you loved the baked oatmeal recipe above but wish it had a little more freshness or maybe you want to skip on butter, here’s a version with berries that makes it a great brunch option you can share with your friends! Find the recipe at Life Made Sweeter.
11. Honey and Cashews Oatmeal
Sometimes the simplest recipes can be the most delicious ones to enjoy, plus they can save you a few extra minutes of preparation that are usually so essential in the morning! Get the recipe for a simple honey and cashews oatmeal at My Baking Addiction!
12. Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal
Pumpkin pie has the power to instantly get you in a jolly and festive mood, so it’s safe to say it’s a good idea to eat a pumpkin pie flavored oatmeal for breakfast, especially when you know you have a long day ahead of you! Get the recipe at Damn Delicious!
13. Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal
One of our favorite breakfast combinations is peanut butter with bananas. The sweet and creamy flavors are so tasty, they instantly give you the necessary boost to jumpstart your day! Find out how Eating Bird Food made this super healthy peanut butter and banana oatmeal!