Oatmeal 5 Ways: PB&J, Blueberry Almond, and More

Classic oatmeal doesn't have to be boring

If you would have asked me what my favorite oatmeal variation was a few years ago, I would have replied with "Huh? Don’t you just add oats and water?" Well "Boring Breakfast Britt" no longer exists, and thank goodness!

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Oatmeal is one of my favorite breakfast dishes of all time. It gives me the right amount of fuel to start my day and keeps me satisfied until lunch rolls around. Oatmeal is a fiber-rich food that helps lower cholesterol, sustains appetite, and contains antioxidants that fight cancer-causing compounds known as free radicals.

Typically, I make my stovetop oatmeal with these ingredients:

Sliced 1/2 banana, 1/4 cup oats, 3/4 cup almond milk — cook at medium heat on the stove, lightly stirring until you reach your desired consistency.

How do I never get sick of this breakfast? I change my variations up constantly and always experiment with flavors of the season. So that brings me to my top five current oatmeal variations list. Click through to see them all.

— Britt, HellaWella


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