30 Ways to Upgrade Your Oatmeal

9:02 AM

If you saw my Favorites post, you know that my all-time favorite breakfast is oatmeal. I use rolled oats from Trader Joe's (see picture below). I either make it in the morning, using the recipe on the bag, or use the overnight oats method, where I mix together 1/2 cup oats and 1/2 cup milk in a jar, leave it in the fridge overnight, and then heat it up in the microwave the next morning for one minute. The former takes about 10 minutes to make, from start to finish. The latter is super easy, because all you have to do in the morning is heat it up for a minute and add in the good stuff.

Now, I know that to some, oatmeal is a bland, boring breakfast. But I have discovered that it is everything but! Here are thirty yummy add-ins to make your oatmeal amazing!

Rolled Oats from Trader Joe's

Agave Nectar
  • Honey
  • Brown Sugar
  • Cinnamon Sugar
  • Apple Juice or Orange Juice (use in place of half of the milk)
  • Vanilla Extract
  • Cinnamon
  • Maple Syrup
  • Jelly
  • Marmalade
  • Nutella
  • Peanut Butter
  • Agave Nectar

  • Strawberries
  • Bananas
  • Blueberries
  • Raspberries
  • Blackberries
  • Apple Chunks
  • Pears
  • Mango
  • Dried Cherries
  • Dried Cranberries

  • Chopped Baking Walnuts
  • Almonds
  • Pecans
  • Greek Yogurt
  • Chia Seeds
  • Hemp Hearts
  • Shredded Coconut
Hope you found some inspiration for your next breakfast! 'Til next Sunday!

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