Healthy Oatmeal Recipes

It’s National Hot Breakfast month so the creator of, Emily Dingmann stopped by with delicious oatmeal recipe ideas.


Baked Healthy Oatmeal Bars – Click here for the recip.

Healthy Baked Oatmeal: Peanut Butter & Banana


  • 2 cup old fashioned oats
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • pinch of salt
  • 3 bananas, mashed (ripe!)
  • 1/4 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 2 Tbsp. maple syrup
  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup chopped peanuts


1. Pre-heat oven to 375 degrees F.

2. Stir together dry ingredients: oats, baking powder and salt. Set aside.

3. Stir together wet ingredients: banana, peanut butter, milk, eggs, vanilla and maple syrup.

4. Lightly grease 8×8 inch baking dish with butter or line with parchment paper.

5. Mix together wet ingredients into dry ingredients.

6. Pour into baking dish and dot with butter and sprinkle with brown sugar and peanuts.

7. Bake for 30-40 minutes, until golden brown. 35 minutes was just right in my oven.

DIY Oatmeal Bowls with Toppings:


Protein Toppings for Oatmeal:

  • Whisk in egg whites or whole egg on low heat so they don’t curdle
  • Scoop of Greek Yogurt
  • Scoop of cottage cheese

Fat Toppings for Oatmeal:

  • Hemp seeds
  • Chia seeds
  • Chopped nuts (almonds, peanuts, cashews, walnuts, etc.)
  • Nut butter (almond butter, peanut butter, mixed nut butter, etc.)

Flavor Toppings for Oatmeal:

  • Maple syrup
  • Honey
  • Brown sugar
  • Apple sauce
  • Dried fruit

Fruit Toppings for Oatmeal:

  • Sliced bananas
  • Fresh berries
  • Frozen berries, thawed
  • Grated apples or pears
  • Sautéed fruit: simply heat a small pan and add butter or coconut oil and fruit, seasoning with cinnamon, and stirring occasionally until soft

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