4 Oatmeal Recipes that will give you a Morning Boost

Oatmeal is part of every healthy breakfast. Fighters, athletes, fitness seekers, and people looking to lose weight all prefer oatmeal because of its high fiber and protein content. Admittedly, it’s not the most delicious food out there but there are some oatmeal recipes that can put it into that category and here are 4 of the best of them;

1.      Oatmeal Recipes – Cranberries and Oatmeal

Antioxidants, vitamins, and host of other nutrients are all packed into cranberries.

Combine them with oatmeal and you have a nutritious breakfast that will be a good source of every element that you need throughout the day.

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The recipes below is good for a single serving.

Ingredients you need

  • Oats, 7 tablespoons
  • Cranberries, 1/2 a cup
  • 1 small apple, chopped
  • Sugar free vanilla almond milk, 2/3 cup
  • Coconut, 1 tablespoon
  • Coconut sugar, 10 tablespoons

How to make it

  • Put the coconut oil in a pan and mix only 2 tablespoons of oats with it. Cook it for about 3 minutes and remove it.
  • Mix 1 tablespoon of coconut sugar and leave to cool. This will make the crumble.
  • Put all the other ingredients in a pan and cook until all the liquid is gone and the cranberries pop open. About 7 minutes should do it.
  • Serve the oatmeal in a bowl with the crumble sprinkled on top.

2.      Strawberry and Coconut Oatmeal

Taste of cake with the nutrition of oatmeal, strawberries, and coconut. What more could you want?

Ingredients you need

Oats, 1/2 cup

Strawberries, 1 cup

Coconut milk, 2/3 cup

Shredded coconut, 2 tablespoons

Vanilla extract, 1 teaspoon

How to make it

  • Mix coconut milk, oatmeal, half of shredded coconut, vanilla extract, and part of the strawberries in a pan.
  • Cook on medium heat. The berries will break down in about 8 minutes.
  • Pour it in a ball and serve with topping of remaining strawberries and coconut.

3.      Baked Apple Oatmeal

Oatmeal with an extra dose of fiber with apple.

The amazing thing about this recipes is that you can make a bigger batch and put them in the fridge, they can be reheated at another day.

Ingredients you need

  • Oats, 1/2 cup
  • Sugar free vanilla almond milk, 3/4 cup
  • Cardamom, 2 teaspoons
  • Ground cinnamon, 2 teaspoons
  • Apple butter, 2 teaspoons
  • 2 apples, medium sized
  • Chopped pecans, 2 tablespoons
  • Raisins, 2 tablespoons
  • Coconut sugar, 1 tablespoon

How to make it

  • The oven needs to be preheated. 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Cut the top of the apples, carefully, and hollow them out with a spoon. Cut the scooped apple into small pieces.
  • Put the apples on an oven dish.
  • Mix almond milk, spices, apple butter, pieces of apple, coconut sugar, and the oatmeal in a pan. Cook for about 5 minutes.
  • Turn off the heat and mix in the pecans and raisins.
  • Pour this mixture into the apples.
  • Sprinkle some cinnamon on top and bake for 15 minutes.
  • Serve with a spoon.

4.      Banana Bread Oatmeal

Infused with potassium and other nutrients from the bananas, this sweet but harmless oatmeal has omega-3 fatty acids, which is essential for physical fitness.

Ingredients you need

  • Bananas, 3
  • Oats, 1 1/2 cups
  • Coconut sugar, 1/4 cup
  • Chopped walnuts, 2oz
  • Coconut oil, 1 tablespoon
  • Cacao nibs, 2 tablespoons
  • Ground cinnamon, 1 tablespoon
  • Ground allspice, 1/2 teaspoon
  • Cardamom, 1 teaspoon

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How to make it

  • The oven should be preheated to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Make small slices of 2 bananas.
  • Pour the coconut oil on the banana slices, lightly.
  • Sprinkle allspice, cardamom, half the cinnamon, and coconut sugar. Stir the mixture.
  • Put the slices in a pan and cook for 5 minutes, then remove them from heat.
  • The remaining banana should be mashed with a fork.
  • Put the almond milk and remaining cinnamon in the mashed banana and whisk to mix well.
  • Now put the oats and walnuts to the mix.
  • Pour the mixture into an oven dish.
  • Place the banana slices on the top.
  • The bread should be ready in about 40 minutes of baking.

Try all 4 recipes one by one and see which one is the most refreshing. If oatmeal is not your favorite food, then browse through these amazing smoothie bowls that are just as healthy and will tantalize your taste buds.