You may or may not be a big fan of oatmeal, but you can’t deny that there are tons of health benefits to oats. Oats are high in antioxidants, which help lower your blood pressure and cholesterol levels. Plus, they’re loaded with fiber to keep you satiated longer.
Oh, and did we mention they can be so much more than a bowl of oatmeal? Whether you’re searching for a breakfast, dinner, or dessert recipe, these dishes will surely change your perspective on this traditional breakfast staple.
If you’re a coffee fanatic, this one’s for you. You can choose whatever milk you want (oat, almond, or cashew) to make your brew and lightly sweeten it with maple syrup.
Think you can only make oatmeal with oats? Think again! Blend rolled oats with olive oil, coconut sugar, salt, and water, and you’ll have a delicious crust for your next pie.
Craving something super sweet? This cookie dough recipe calls for dark chocolate chips, cashew butter, and chia seeds. Put all the ingredients in a mason jar and refrigerate overnight.
If your breakfast or snack time isn’t complete without a granola topper, this recipe is for you. You will need coconut flakes and flaxseed as well as spices like cinnamon and nutmeg.
A lazy morning deserves delicious pancakes. This recipe requires mashed bananas, vanilla, and coconut oil. You can also add protein powder to the batter if you like.
Combine black beans and rolled oats with spices like cumin and red pepper flakes to make one tasty burger.
You can’t go wrong with a fruity dessert. Have strawberries, rhubarb, and lemon juice on hand for the fruity base, and make sure you’ve got brown sugar and extra oats for the topping.
Start off your morning with warm muffins straight from the oven. Even better, you likely have most of the ingredients, including honey, bananas, cinnamon, and brown sugar.
These no-bake bars are perfect to make when it’s too hot to use the oven! All you do is freeze the blend of peanut butter, chocolate chips, and oats for a tasty treat.
While you’re making a treat for yourself, make one for your furry friend too! Blend oats, eggs, and applesauce in a food processor. You can either put small rolls on a cookie sheet to bake or cut out little shapes before baking.
xx, The FabFitFun Team