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Oatmeal Every Day, Every Way

January is National Oatmeal Month, and we’ve rounded up nine of our favorite recipes and add-ins and toppings suggestions of all sorts.

 

Apple-Scented Breakfast Oatmeal and Buckwheat

Apple-Scented Breakfast Oatmeal and Buckwheat Recipe

Oatmeal is a classic breakfast food, and for good reason. This stick-to-your-ribs staple provides plenty of fuel to last you until lunch, and a warm bowl helps wake you up in the morning — especially when your cozy bed is still calling.

Oatmeal has so many wonderful ways to be enjoyed that you could probably have a different oatmeal every single day of the year. You can make it in the slow cooker, bake it or do it overnight in the fridge. And let’s not forget the sweeter side of oats, with bars and cookies for dessert!

Almost anything can be mixed into a bowl of oats. Try one or a few of these ideas:

  • Nuts – Toasted walnuts, almond slivers, chopped pecans, pistachios

  • Seeds – Pepitas, sunflower seeds

  • Dried fruit – Peaches, mango, goji berries, blueberries

  • Fresh fruit – Sliced banana, diced apples or pears, raspberries

  • Go savory – Kale, fried eggs, balsamic vinegar, cheese

  • Spices and more – Maple syrup, cinnamon, cardamom, coconut flakes, chia

Customizing oatmeal is made easy by shopping from the bulk department. Buy as much or as little as you need without worrying about wasting product or packaging. When you get home, store your ingredients in glass Mason jars and you’ll have a full-on oatmeal creation station in your kitchen!
Here are a few of our favorite oatmeal recipes.

A Perfect Pot of Oatmeal
Creamy Almond Rye Flake Oatmeal
Berry Oatmeal in a Jar
Savory Oats with Hearty Greens

Savory Oats with Hearty Greens

These oat-y choices are great for snack time.

Oatmeal, Coconut and Sunflower Seed Cookies
Banana-Oatmeal Snack Cookies
Coconut Breakfast Cookies
Cocoa-Oat Truffles

Cocoa-Oat Truffles Recipe

How do you enjoy oatmeal? Share in the comments!

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