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15 Oatmeal Recipes Worth Waking Up For!

by Admin Isolator April 19, 2016

15 Oatmeal Recipes Worth Waking Up For!

Oatmeal is crazy healthy! It is full of fiber and digests slowly to keep you fuller longer. However, we admit, it can be kind of bland without at least a little something extra. Try these insanely delicious and HEALTHY oatmeal recipes, and you’ll never look at oatmeal without the memory of chocolate chip cookies and PB&J again.

If you’re unable to sleep because you’re so excited to wake up and eat oatmeal, don’t put that on us. Just become an oatmeal- for- dinner kind of person. You’re welcome!

We used uncooked old fashioned or minute oats for all of these recipes, although the added ingredient profile could also apply to any other kind of cooked oats, if you wanted to just stir them in because you love our random, yet genius combinations.

Now, without much ado…

 

PB&J Oatmeal

PB&J Oatmeal

Ingredients

  • ½ cup dry oats
  • ⅓ cup water or unsweetened nondairy milk if microwaving; (1 cup if boiling)
  • 2 tbsp PB2 or other powdered peanut butter
  • 1 tbsp sugar free jelly

Directions

    1. Cook the oatmeal in unsweetened almond milk
    2. Mix in the PB2 and jelly

 

Apple Pie Oatmeal

Apple Pie Oatmeal

Ingredients

  • ½ cup dry oats
  • ⅓ cup water or unsweetened nondairy milk if microwaving; (1 cup if boiling)
  • ⅓ any sweet apple
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp vanilla extract
  • 1-2 tbsp Stevia (or other natural sweetener)
  • Vanilla whey protein (optional – makes “proats”)

Directions

  1. Cook oatmeal AND sliced or chopped apple in water or unsweetened nondairy milk
  2. Mix in the rest of the ingredients

 

Coconut Crème Proats

Coconut Crème Proats

Ingredients

  • ½ cup dry oats
  • ⅓ cup water or unsweetened nondairy milk if microwaving; (1 cup if boiling)
  • 2-3 tbsp unsweetened reduced fat coconut flakes
  • ¼ tsp coconut or vanilla extract
  • 1 scoop vanilla whey protein

Directions

  1. Cook oatmeal in unsweetened vanilla or regular almond milk
  2. Stir in ingredients

Pumpkin Pie Proats

Pumpkin Pie Proats

Ingredients

  • ½ cup dry oats
  • ¼  cup water or unsweetened nondairy milk if microwaving; (1 cup if boiling)
  • Pinch cinnamon and nutmeg (or a few pinches of pumpkin pie spice)
  • 1-2 tbsp Stevia (optional)
  • 1 scoop vanilla whey (or ¼ tsp vanilla extract)
  • ½ cup pumpkin puree (NOT pie filling)
  • 2-3 tbsp sugar free maple syrup (optional)

Directions

  1. Cook oatmeal AND pumpkin puree in the water or milk
  2. Add remaining ingredients when cooked

 

Chunky Monkey

Chunky Monkey

Ingredients

  • ½ cup dry oats
  • ½ banana
  • Handful walnuts or almonds (or 2 tbsp PB2)
  • 2 squares Hershey’s Special Dark thin chocolate bar (chopped)
  • 1 tsp Stevia (or 1 packet sweetener)
  • Dash of cinnamon

Directions

  1. Cook oatmeal to packaging specifications
  2. Stir in ingredients (Add in the walnuts before cooking for a softer texture, after for more crunch)
  3. Add in the chocolate bar immediately after cooking!

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Blueberry Oatmeal

Blueberry Oatmeal

Ingredients

  • ½ cup dry oats
  • ⅓ cup water or unsweetened nondairy milk if microwaving; (1 cup if boiling)
  • ¼ cup blueberries
  • 2 tbsp sugar free maple syrup
  • Dash of cinnamon and Stevia (sweetener optional)
  • Walnuts or slivered almonds (optional)

Directions

  1. Cook the oatmeal AND blueberries in unsweetened nondairy milk
  2. Add the rest of the ingredients

 

Reese’s Oatmeal

Reese’s Oatmeal

Ingredients

  • ½ cup dry oats
  • ⅓ cup water or unsweetened nondairy milk if microwaving; (1 cup if boiling)
  • 2 tbsp PB2 or 1 tbsp organic peanut butter
  • 1 scoop chocolate protein powder
  • 1 tbsp Hershey’s Special Dark cocoa powder

Directions

  1. Cook the oatmeal with water or unsweetened nondairy milk (as directed)
  2. Incorporate remaining ingredients

 

Pancake Oatmeal

Pancake Oatmeal

Ingredients

  • ½ cup dry oats
  • ⅓ cup unsweetened nondairy milk if microwaving; (1 cup if boiling)
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 small banana sliced

Directions:

  1. Cook the oatmeal with water or unsweetened nondairy milk (as directed)
  2. Incorporate remaining ingredients

 

Cranberry Chia Oatmeal

Cranberry Chia Oatmeal

Ingredients

  • ½ cups rolled dry oats
  • ¼ cup dried cranberries (or any other dried fruit that you prefer)
  • ⅓ cup maple syrup (¼ cup if using pure maple syrup, which is much sweeter than most store brands)
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds

Directions

  1. Cook oatmeal as directed with water or milk
  2. Stir in remaining ingredients

 

Banana Nut Oatmeal

Banana Nut Oatmeal

Ingredients

  • ½ cup dry oats
  • ⅓ cup water or unsweetened nondairy milk if microwaving; (1 cup if boiling)
  • ½ medium banana
  • ½ cup oats
  • 1 tbsp walnuts chopped
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp Stevia (or other sweetener) to taste

Directions:

  1. Cook the oatmeal with water or unsweetened nondairy milk (as directed)
  2. Incorporate remaining ingredients

 

Creamy Chocolate Cherry Oatmeal

Creamy Chocolate Cherry Oatmeal

Ingredients

  • ½ cup dry oats
  • ⅓ cup water or unsweetened nondairy milk if microwaving; (1 cup if boiling)
  • 10 cherries, stems and pits removed, chopped
  • 1 tbsp Hershey’s Special Dark cocoa
  • ⅛ tsp almond extract
  • ¼ cup plain nonfat yogurt

Directions:

  1. Cook the oatmeal with water or unsweetened nondairy milk (as directed)
  2. Incorporate remaining ingredients

 

Chocolate Chip Oatmeal

Chocolate Chip Oatmeal

Ingredients

  • ½ cup dry oats
  • ⅓ cup water or unsweetened nondairy milk if microwaving; (1 cup if boiling)
  • 1 tsp Hershey’s Special Dark cocoa powder
  • 2- 3 squares Hershey’s Special Dark chocolate bar, chopped
  • Stevia (or sweetener) to taste
  • 1 tsp peanut butter

Directions

  1. Cook oatmeal as directed with water or milk
  2. Stir in remaining ingredients

 

Almond Joy Oatmeal

Almond Joy Oatmeal

Ingredients

  • ½ cup dry oats
  • ⅓ cup water or unsweetened nondairy milk if microwaving; (1 cup if boiling)
  • 1 tbsp shredded coconut
  • 1 scoop chocolate protein powder (or 1 tbsp Hershey’s Special Dark cocoa powder)
  • ⅛ tsp coconut extract

Directions

  1. Cook oatmeal as directed with water or milk
  2. Stir in remaining ingredients

 

Baked Banana Raisin Proats

Baked Banana Raisin Proats

Ingredients

  • 1 cup dry oats
  • ¼ cup raisins
  • 2 scoops protein powder
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 very ripe medium bananas, mashed
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 4 egg whites

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350
  2. Use nonstick spray to coat a 8″ square baking pan
  3. Mash your banana in a bowl and mix in all of your other ingredients
  4. Pour mix into baking dish and bake for 20-35 minutes, or until cooked through
  5. Top with peanut butter

 

Coconut Chocolate Oatmeal Pudding Cake

Coconut Chocolate Oatmeal Pudding Cake

Ingredients

  • ½ cup coconut flour
  • ¼ cup oat flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • ¼ cup Hershey’s Special Dark unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ¾ cup unsweetened coconut milk
  • Up to 1 cup water (add to desired consistency)
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • ½ cup unsweetened carob chips (or chocolate chips)
  • ½ cup Stevia

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350
  2. Spray an 8” baking dish with cooking spray
  3. Mix all ingredients until blended and add to baking dish
  4. Let cool in the fridge for about one hour
  5. Best served cold with berries and chocolate chips on top

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