Oatmeal will forever be one of our favorite meals to start the day with—it’s cheap, filling, and you don’t need to be a professional chef to know how to make it well. A little cinnamon and maple syrup are all you need to transform this staple from dull to delicious. That said, the old standbys can get a little boring after a while. We’re always looking for new ways to spice things up in the kitchen, and the simplicity of oatmeal makes for a perfect canvas. Here are some of the best new ways we’ve discovered.
Chocolate Coffee Oatmeal
Why drink your morning coffee when you can enjoy it in your oatmeal? You can think of this recipe by Oat Goodies as a mocha latte in a bowl—it’s sweet, creamy, and so satisfying that you may find yourself preparing it morning after morning.
Vanilla Overnight Oats
Overnight oats are a great option when you’re in search of a satisfying breakfast that doesn’t take much time. These vanilla oats by Purely Kaylie can be thrown together in about five minutes at night, leaving you with a breakfast that tastes like vanilla pudding by morning.
Milk and Cookie Baked Oats
Speaking of dessert for breakfast, is there anything that can’t be improved when prepared to taste like chocolate chip cookies? These baked oats by Plant Notion are so sweet and satisfying, you’d never guess they’re actually vegan and refined sugar-free.