Quick & Easy Healthy Oatmeal Recipes You’ll Want For Breakfast

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Are you fed up eating the same breakfast every day and need some ideas for something new to eat? Here are some different healthy oatmeal recipes that you can use to make delicious and satisfying breakfasts.

Oatmeal is an inexpensive yet incredibly nutritious grain that you can use in many different ways. Oats are packed full of vitamins, minerals and powerful antioxidants and can help with weight loss, lowering blood sugar and reducing the risk of heart disease.

If you want to start including them into your weekly meal planning here are some delicious healthy oatmeal recipes that are great for breakfast ideas. Each recipe also contains either fruit or vegetables, so can help you get your 5 a day if you are just starting to eat a healthier diet.


Breakfast Ideas Using Healthy Oatmeal Recipes

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Green Overnight Oats

green overnight oats

Ingredients

  • 180ml Coconut Milk
  • 1 Medium Banana
  • 2 Big Handfuls Spinach
  • 1 Scoop (25g) Vanilla Whey Protein
  • 100g Oats
  • Serves: 2
  • Preparation Time: 5 minutes
  • Chill Time: 4 hrs

Vegetarian

Nutrition per serving:

  • 316 kcal 
  • 17g Protein    
  • 52g Carbohydrates       
  • 6g Fats

How to Make:

Put the milk, banana, spinach, and protein powder into a blender and blitz until smooth.  

Put the oats in a mason jar and pour the spinach mixture over them. Mix well then add the lid and refrigerate for at least 4 hours or up to overnight, before serving.


Banana Protein Pancakes

banana protein pancakes

Ingredients

  • 100g Oats
  • 1 Ripe Banana
  • 115g cottage cheese
  • 1/4 Cup Egg Whites (2 Eggs)
  • 4 tbsp. Coconut Milk
  • 1/2 Tsp. Cinnamon
  • 1/2 Tsp. Baking Powder
  • 45g 70% Dark Chocolate Chips

  • Serves 2 – (makes 6 small pancakes)
  • Preparation Time: 5 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 10-15 minutes

Vegetarian & Dairy Free

Nutrition per 3 pancakes:

  • 424 kcal
  • 12g Protein
  • 52g Carbohydrates
  • 18g Fats 52g

How to Make

Put oats, banana, cottage cheese, egg whites, coconut milk, cinnamon and baking powder into the blender. Blitz it all until smooth and then stir in the chocolate chips.

Fry the pancakes in a dry non-stick pan, over a medium high heat for 2-3 minutes each side.

To serve, just top with your favourite toppings.

The batter is enough to make around 6 small pancakes and you can keep them in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days.


Note: If Counting Macros remember to also add your choice of topping!


Coconut Porridge with Raspberries & Peanut Butter Sauce

coconut porridge with raspberries and pb sauce

Ingredients

  • 100g Oats
  • 235ml Water
  • 160ml Canned Coconut Cream
  • ½ Tsp. Sugar or Honey
  • Pinch of Salt
  • 65g Raspberries

For the Peanut Butter Sauce:

  • 32g (2 Tbsp) Peanut Butter
  • 4 Tbsp. Warm Water
  • Pinch of Salt
  • Serves: 2
  • Preparation Time: 5 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 5 minutes

Vegetarian & Dairy Free

Nutrition per serving:

  • 427 kcal      
  • 12g Protein
  • 43g Carbohydrates            
  • 24g Fats

How to Make

Add the oats, coconut milk, water, sugar, and salt to a small pan and bring it to the boil. Then simmer over a low heat without mixing for around 5-7 minutes, or until the porridge thickens.

While that is cooking mix the peanut butter with water and salt in a small bowl and crush the raspberries in a different bowl. Then place the cooked porridge in a bowl and top with a tablespoon of the peanut butter sauce and crushed raspberries.

Enjoy hot or put in the fridge to eat cold later.


Banana Coffee Smoothie

Banana Coffee Smoothie

Ingredients:

  • 30g Rolled Oats
  • 240ml Unsweetened Almond Milk
  • 60ml Espresso
  • 1 Tbsp. Cacao Powder
  • 1 Banana
  • 15g Chopped Walnuts
  • Serves: 1
  • Preparation Time: 5 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 0 minutes

Vegetarian & Dairy Free

Nutrition per serving:

  • 387 kcal          
  • 8g Protein
  • 52g Carbohydrates         
  • 15g Fats

How to Make:

Just out all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Pour into a glass and enjoy!


Healthy Fruit Smoothies and overnight oats are not only perfect for breakfast but also great for a nutritious snack either after your workout or to prevent an afternoon slump.

I hope that these healthy oatmeal recipes gave you some new breakfast ideas. You can also try whisking up a quick and easy healthy omelette if you fancy something different.

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