Simple & Tasty Oatmeal Recipes

Gina's 8 Favorite Ways to Make This Classic Breakfast Food


Fall is here and temperatures are about to drop, so be prepared with Gina’s 8 favorite ways to make the classic hot breakfast – OATMEAL!  With these recipes on hand you’ll never call it “plain ‘ol oatmeal” again and what’s better is every thing Gina recommends is part of your healthy lifestyle!

Simple PB&J Oatmeal

Ingredients:

• ½ cup oatmeal

• 1 tbsp natural peanut butter

• 1 tbsp your favorite jelly; I prefer sugar-free

Directions:

Cook oatmeal and simply add PB&J, mix and enjoy!

Blueberry Coconut Almond Oatmeal  

Ingredients:

• ½ cup oatmeal

• ½ tsp coconut Oil

• ¼-½ cup fresh blueberries

• 2 tbsp unsweetened almond slices

• Unsweetened coconut flakes

Directions:

Cook oatmeal, add coconut oil and mix well. Top off with blueberries, almond slices and coconut flakes and enjoy!

Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal 

Ingredients:

• ½ cup oatmeal

• ¼ cup pure pumpkin

• 1 tbsp pumpkin pie seasoning

• Stevia or natural sweetener of choice

Directions:

Cook oatmeal and pure pumpkin, pumpkin spice and sweetener, mix well and enjoy!

Almond Greek Oatmeal

Ingredients:

• 1/4 cup oatmeal

• 1/2 cup non-fat Greek yogurt

• 1/4 cup mixed berries

• 1 tsp almond extract

• 1 scoop vanilla protein powder

• 1 tbsp chia seeds

• 1 tsp cinnamon

• Natural sweetener of choice

Directions:

Mix raw oats with all other ingredients, mix well and place in the refrigerator overnight. In the morning, simply grab and go. Enjoy!!

Banana Coconut Cream Oatmeal

Ingredients:

• ½ cup oatmeal

• 3/4 cup unsweetened vanilla or coconut milk

• 1 scoop banana or vanilla protein powder

• 1 tsp cinnamon

• 1/2 banana, pureed

• 1/2 banana, sliced

• 2 tbsp unsweetened shredded coconut

• No-calorie sweetener of your choice

Directions:

Cook oatmeal with almond or coconut milk. Add protein powder, pureed bananas, cinnamon and sweetener and mix well. Add sliced bananas and shredded coconut over top and enjoy!

Cocoa Almond Oatmeal

Ingredients:

• 1/2 cup oatmeal

• 1 scoop chocolate protein powder

• 1 cup unsweetened almond milk

• 1 tbsp unsweetened cocoa

• 1 tbsp shredded dark chocolate

Directions:

Cook oatmeal with almond milk. Add protein powder and cocoa and mix well. Add shredded dark chocolate over top and enjoy!

Tropical Oatmeal

Ingredients:

• ½ cup oatmeal

• 1 cup unsweetened coconut milk

• 2 tbsp shredded unsweetened coconut

• ¼ cup mango or pineapple, sliced

• ½ banana

Directions:

Cook oatmeal with almond milk. Add fruit and top off with shredded coconut and enjoy!

Cinnamon Apple Oats

Ingredients:

• ½ cup oatmeal

• 1 apple, sliced

• 1 oz walnuts

• 1 tbsp vanilla extract

• 1 tsp cinnamon or apple pie spice

Directions:

Cook oatmeal, add vanilla extract and cinnamon. Top off with walnuts and apples and enjoy!

Gina Aliotti

Gina is a Professional Figure Competitor, certified personal trainer, certified yoga instructor, CrossFit instructor, nutritionist, and fitness consultant. Her passion is to inspire, motivate and teach people the tools to reach their lifelong fitness goals, in a realistic and fun way.

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