It's easy to turn oatmeal into a delicious breakfast treat.
Oatmeal is heart-healthy, high in fiber and quick and easy to make... and it can be fun to eat, too! If you're thinking oatmeal's ho-hum, you should know that these tasty morning breakfast ideas require just a few ingredients you probably already have on hand. You'll never look at breakfast the same way again!
Like blueberry pancakes but don't have time to whip up a batch? Take 1 tablespoon maple syrup, a handful of blueberries and add it to a packet of Quaker Instant Oatmeal for a quick version of everyone's favorite breakfast.
Have a cherries jubilee smoothie for breakfast! Add a handful of dried cherries to your oatmeal, add a teaspoon of almond extract and add a dollop of vanilla ice cream on top. Garnish with slivered almonds.
For a peach cobbler smoothie, add ice cream, a small can of peach nectar and Quaker Instant Oatmeal to a blender, add a tablespoon of honey and thin with milk as needed.
Instead of buying a slice of banana bread with your morning coffee, mash a banana and add it to an instant oatmeal packet with a handful of crushed walnuts and a tablespoon of honey.
How about a healthy morning treat that tastes like dessert? Make a hazelnut smoothie using uncooked Quaker Instant Oatmeal, a tablespoon of hazelnut spread and a mashed banana. Thin the mixture with milk to taste. Yum!Content by Kimberly Morgan.