If you are like me, a warm bowl of oatmeal is what I’m craving on these chilly, winter mornings. While I love starting my day with a big smoothie, I don’t love shivering for hours afterwards. 🙂 So lately, a big bowl of oatmeal it is! But let’s be honest, oatmeal can be really boring. But I see this boring breakfast food as a great opportunity to make it unique… meaning you can cater your bowl of oatmeal to suit your preferences and taste buds. Truth be told, I can eat the same thing for days on end at breakfast, but every once in a while, I do like to switch it up. So today I am sharing my favorite add-ins to make that boring bowl of oatmeal a little more fun and satisfying.
Side note: I am off to somewhere tropical today so I won’t be shivering for long! Can you guess where I am going? 🙂
Fruit – Bananas, strawberries, blueberries, and raisins are a few of my favorites.
Protein – Egg whites are the perfect mix in while cooking to add a lot of extra protein for minimal calories. Protein powder is also another great option. Add a scoop to your bowl after cooking.
Healthy fats – Peanut butter is probably my favorite add-in because well, peanut butter makes everything taste better. 🙂 Almond butter or chopped almonds are also amazing.
Extras – Adding a dash of cinnamon, vanilla extra, honey, maple syrup, or unsweetened almond milk are excellent choices to amp up the flavor without much effort!
Now you tell me…
- What is your favorite oatmeal add-in?
- What is your favorite cold weather, hearty breakfast?
- Do you eat the same thing for breakfast everyday or do you like to switch it up?