It doesn’t always have to be breakfast if you want to enjoy the healthy goodness of oatmeal. You can use oatmeal to make many other great foods, from awesome veggie burgers to delicious cookies and cakes. Here are some of the best recipes on how to use oatmeal beyond breakfast!
A lot of us love to eat oatmeal for breakfast. No question, oatmeal makes for a very nutritious and healthy meal in the morning and it is just the right thing for a splendid start of the day. But did you know that oatmeal is a lot more versatile? In addition to enjoying oatmeal for a wholesome breakfast, you can use it for many more tasty dishes from veggie burgers to delicious cakes and cookies. Here are some of the best ways how you can enjoy the healthy goodness of oatmeal.
Pumpkin isn’t just a great vegetable for the fall season. This is a tasty recipe you can use all year-round. The pumpkin protein oats are similar to pumpkin pie but the added protein powder gives them a nice, extra boost of healthiness.
You need 170 grams of oats, ½ cup of canned pumpkin, 1 scoop of vanilla protein powder, ¼ c. milk or water and if you can find it some pumpkin pie spice. Put everything into a bowl and microwave for 90 seconds. Make sure you stir often and don’t let the oats overflow from the bowl!
What’s great about the baked oatmeal cups is that they won’t require flour. For this recipe you mix chia seeds, nuts, fruit, milk, and an egg to make a batter for these delicious muffins. The muffins make a great snack but they’re also excellent for breakfast or any time of the day. And they are very easy to make!
The twist about the tasty chocolaty overnight oats is that you prepare them over night for a super-tasty and wholesome oat-powered breakfast.
Mix oatmeal and some sugar or sweetener in a bowl. Cover the bowl and put it in the fridge overnight. To enjoy your tasty creation in the morning, stir up the mix and add some fruits like frozen banana slices. If you find the mix a bit too hard in the morning, simply add more milk!
These very delicious mug cakes are special because they’re, well, not just some ordinary cakes but cakes in a mug! Plus, they are light because the recipe doesn’t call for eggs. The oatmeal Nutella mug cakes contain all the healthy goodness of pecans and oatmeal and they are topped with a spoonful of Nutella. Try them out - your family will sure love them!
The fudge and walnut oatmeal cookies combine an awesome soft inside with a chewy outside. Inside they’re filled with sweet fudge. Their awesome fruity taste makes these cookies just perfect for fall. The fudge and walnut oatmeal cookies are an excellent wholesome treat that everyone will love, guaranteed! If you don’t like nuts you can also leave them out and the cookies will still be very delicious!
Oatmeal is fantastic to add to your veggie burgers. It gives them just the right structure so they won’t fall apart. Depending on your taste, you can load your oatmeal veggie burger up with some veggies, rice or beans on the side. With the help of some oatmeal you can make very delicious and wholesome burgers that may well become a favourite dish for your entire family!
Wholesome oatmeal goodness mixed with healthy walnuts and sweet dried cherries. These cherry walnut oatmeal cookies are very tasty and you can enjoy them without feeling guilty! Great for the kids but the grown-ups will love them too! As a bonus, these cookies are 100% gluten-free.
These stuffed and baked apples are the perfect dessert for the colder season of the year. And they’re super-easy to make too! All you need to do to make them is that you hollow-out some apples and fill them with a mix of oatmeal and brown sugar. Put the apples in the oven and bake them for 20 minutes at 190°C until they are nice and tender. You can use the leftovers for a delicious breakfast!
This is an old and classic recipe. The crinkle-top oatmeal-raisin cookies got their name because they have a very nice “crackly” top, which makes them so special. These oatmeal raisin cookies make really fantastic Christmas cookies but you can of course enjoy them any other time as well!
Put some oats into a pan and toast them with some butter until they are golden brown. What makes the toasted oat & walnut whisky trifle so awesome is their nutty taste and their delicious layers of fruit with a delicate note of Scotch on top. Enjoy this very healthy snack with some good, aged cheese!